Ludlow Amenity Areas

Ludlow Town Council are responsible for the grass cutting, tree maintenance, planting, play area maintenance and general upkeep of several amenity areas and public open spaces across the town. Our Direct Labour Force works hard year round to keep these areas clean and in good condition but if you do encounter any issues please report them on 01584 871970 or to

The Linney Riverside Park

The Linney Riverside Park is a great place for family fun. A new and exciting play park was opened in March 2012. Picnic benches, toilets and car parking are all available on site.

There is a gated floating jetty for canoe access to the river.

Ludlow Town Council are proud to be able to provide this fantastic amenity area situated in beautiful surroundings beside the River Teme behind Ludlow Castle. The Council would like to thank funding partners Shropshire Council & Friends of Linney Riverside Park, the Big Lottery and Community Spaces for enabling the Council to enhance the facilities to ensure this area can be enjoyed by residents and visitors.

Entry to the park is free, car park open 7 days a week with a £1 charge for parking all day


Wheeler Road Play Area

Skate park, play area, shelter

View skateboarding montage of ludlow skatepark featuring nick bromley, henry matthews, nelson priest, hector barnett and james denning. entire clip was filmed in 4 days. (You Tube)

There is also a multi-use games area (MUGA) and childrens play area, football pitch and purpose-built skate park at Wheeler Road Playing Field.


The new home for the Ludlow Amateur Boxing Club was opened on the 19th September 2014 with an evening reception to thank all those who had contributed to the project.  On the 20th September the Boxing Club welcomed members of the public for a look around.

The Town Council would like to thank all those who contributed, whether by donation or providing time and skills, without which the project would not have been possible.

Ludlow Boxing Club is situated in the top corner of Wheeler Road Playing Field - the new building will ensure future generations are able to enjoy the great oppotunities the Boxing Club offers young people in Ludlow.

Housman Crescent Play Area

A small fenced play area with play bark surface.

Weyman road

Weyman Road Play Area

Is a large open space open to people of all ages for ball games or other activities.

Castle Gardens

Within the shadow of Ludlow castle walls, the gardens include an avenue of Lime Trees, sculpture by local blind artist Seren Thomas, many memorial benches, a Fountain donated to the town by former Mayor G Woodhouse and the Russian Cannon captured during the Crimean War.

Click here for more information on these items and the Council's Civic Regalia.

St John’s Gardens

Bordered by stretch of the old Town Wall, St Johns Gardens is a quiet space with flower beds and seating for both local residents and visitors.

Garden of Rest

The closed churchyard of St Laurences’ church was cleared of headstones in the 20th century, so it could be used as a calm area of reflection in the town centre. The public open space with a central cross, adjoins the historic town walls (currently under repair).

Public Open Space

Henley Orchards Public Open Space

St Thomas’ Chapel grass triangle

Lower Corve Street paved area and flower beds

Old Street Flower Beds, at the junction with Temeside


Many other amenity areas and public open spaces are spread across the town and are owned and maintained by either Shropshire Council or Shropshire Housing Association.


Ludlow Town Council is responsible for making land available, where practiable, for the provision of allotments. There are currently two allotment sites in Ludlow, the first is on Lower Mill Street and is privately managed, the second is Wigley Field Allotments near the Cliffe Hotel just over Dinham Bridge, these are run by an allotments association under licence by the Town Council. Full details of the sites, membership, fees etc. are available from Allotments Assocation secretaries.

Click here for contact details.