How to Find Us

The Roost is approx 2 miles south of Ludlow on the A49 towards Leominster.

Sat Nav / postcode: SY8 4DJ
Phone: 01584 831 270


No car? Co-wheels car club offer pay as you go car hire for just an hour or for a few days. They have 2 cars in Ludlow, 2 minutes walk from the train station.


Ludlow Castle from a distance, through trees

From the M5: There are many routes from junctions on the M5 but be aware they are country roads and progress may be slow.

From Hereford: Take the A49 to Shrewsbury and continue through Leominster and the crossroads at Wooferton (A456 to Kidderminster to the right), then after 1½ miles turn right at the layby signposted to Ashford Bowdler.

From Shrewsbury: Take the A49 to Hereford then after approx. 31 miles follow the road around Ludlow. After approx. 2 miles turn left at the layby signposted to Ashford Bowdler.

At Ashford Bowdler: after approximately 150 yards turn right opposite the sign pointing to The Roost, go left past the large barn facing you and Orchard House is at the rear of the courtyard.

Please park to the left of the house by the picket fence.

Map: Please, click here for a printer friendly map

If you're traveling by train - we are happy to collect guests from Ludlow railway station - by prior arrangement. We are also happy to take guests to the Park & Ride Bus.

We are about 9 miles from Leominster, 17 from Hereford and 30 from Shrewsbury where there are shop-mobility schemes available. It is possible to get to all these towns by train.

There are several good taxi services available locally