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Castle Lodge

Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY, England
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Really interesting lodge

Really interesting lodge , could be so much more . Based outside Ludlow castle , the lodge has a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Atmospheric (haunted) historic Tudor/Elizabethan

The slightly eccentric owner/occupier greets you on entry and the £3 charge will not break the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
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Castle Square, Ludlow SY8 1AY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really interesting lodge , could be so much more . Based outside Ludlow castle , the lodge has a very interesting facade, and I've wanted to visit for a while , but always appears shut , however today looked open , have to ring bell...More

1  Thank walletShrewsbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

The slightly eccentric owner/occupier greets you on entry and the £3 charge will not break the bank, If you like okd houses this is a grea place to pass the time. I bet they had a great time filming Moll Flanders here. If you really...More

1  Thank northwalesnaturist
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not sure where to start with this, but if you can get past the entrance hall reeking of smoke and the eccentricity of the owner, this is an extraordinary, astonishing, historic and memorable place to visit! From the moment you enter, you know this...More

1  Thank greeneyedmezzosop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're visiting the Castle don't just walk past Castle Lodge. This building close to the Castle entrance is just as interesting & played an important role in history. It's charming & well worth a visit. You might even catch a glimpse of the ghost...More

Thank STPa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't judge this property on the same lines as a National Trust or English Heritage attraction. It's privately owned and run by one slightly eccentric man, with no funding other than the very cheap admission price. There is very little information, interpretation or furniture...More

1  Thank ChrissyA87
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A wonderful property full of history. You enter by pressing a doorbell and paying the owner £3 in person. He is an elderly and fascinating man who now lives in the property alone. The house is creaky, ancient and extremely creepy. The rooms are largely...More

1  Thank Eccentric87
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Do spend an hour in this extremely interesting historic building. The National Trust it is not - just what you see is what you get. You are welcomed by the owner who collects your £3 admittance and lets you wander at will. There are no...More

1  Thank Vffhb
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A very spooky building which is absolutely full of history . we experienced the paranormal there for sure, and picked up orb's and other unexplained shadows when taking photos .A must if you are visiting Ludlow.

2  Thank christmas04
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This wonderful house is just across from the castle and we were let in by the elderly owner who just let us wander around on our own.The three main down stairs rooms are the main attractions and give a good idea how the house would...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

This stunning house is a national treasure. The elderly owner is charming but a little eccentric. He will tell you about the house but really this building should be under the care of The National Trust or similar organisation. The Tudor ceilings are beautiful. Don't...More

1  Thank nannie400
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Can anyone tell me what days/hours Castle Lodge is open? I'm visiting the area for a few days from next Sunday.
24 April 2016|
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Is there a restaurant on site
3 April 2016|
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How do we go about getting English Heritage interested in this property? It's obviously too much for Mr Pearson now he is getting on in years and needs more money to maintain it and bring it back to lif.
29 November 2015|
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