Baker's Retreat

Ludlow, Heart of England (Ref. 14903)

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Cottage features

  • Smoke-free
  • Garden / Patio
  • Pub/shop < 1 mile
  • Washing machine
  • Rating


  • Sleeps


  • Bedrooms


  • Bathrooms


  • Pets


The property

This Grade II listed apartment was originally part of a typical Ludlow 15th century house.

Today the ground floor is Baker's of Tower Street restaurant and coffee house and above is this charming, character two storey apartment, which is ideally situated just a 5 minute walk from the heart of the famous medieval town centre.

This delightful Ludlow holiday apartment boasts a wealth of original oak beams, wall timbers and trusses which create a wonderful olde worlde romantic atmosphere throughout.

This welcoming holiday apartment in Ludlow is the perfect accommodation for an all year round retreat near the centre of this wonderful medieval town.

There are two charming character bedrooms, a pleasant sitting room and a spacious dining kitchen, which has access to the restaurant's first floor open-air terrace which guests are welcome to use.

This Ludlow self-catering apartment is a superb base for enjoying Ludlow and its surrounding area.

There are a wide-ranging selection of activities to discover including Stokesay Castle, the Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, the scenic Long Mynd and Caradoc Hills above Church Stretton, not to mention the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, the Severn Valley Railway and days out in Shrewsbury and Hereford.

This superb Ludlow self-catering apartment is in a wonderfully convenient location, ideal for a romantic break in what is surely England's finest Tudor town.


Over first and second floors. Two bedrooms: 1 x 2nd floor double, 1 x 2nd floor twin. 2nd floor bathroom with bath, separate shower, basin and WC. 1st floor fitted kitchen with dining area and French window to restaurant's dining terrace. 1st floor sitting room.


  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven, gas hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine, tumble dryer, TV with Freeview, DVD, CD
  • All fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Parking available in public car park 100 yards from property (cost £2.40 from 8am to 6pm, free overnight)
  • Loading/unloading at front of property
  • Shared use of restaurant's first floor dining terrace accessed via French window in kitchen or via restaurant
  • Sorry, no pets and no smoking
  • Shops and pubs on doorstep
  • Note: Apartment reached via 16-step internal stairway, it is part of a 15th century building and the stairway to the bedrooms is steep, therefore this property may not be suitable for the infirm
  • Note: 10% discount on all restaurant meals (weekdays only)
  • Note: Restaurant shuts at 5pm Sunday to Thursday, 11pm Friday and Saturday.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute

About the location


Church Stretton 15 miles; Hereford 25 miles; Shrewsbury 28 miles.

The historic medieval market town of Ludlow is situated on the River Teme, amongst the outstanding countryside of the Welsh Marches. With more than 500 listed buildings, Ludlow's medieval street pattern remains almost intact and provides a fascinating backdrop for the town's regular street markets, held in the shadow of the castle and showcasing a range of goods - from cheeses and fresh produce to books and local crafts. Ludlow is renowned for its shopping, with a number of antique and art and craft shops, along with Michelin-starred restaurants and numerous tea-shops, pubs and inns. Ludlow castle is over 900 years old and contains fascinating examples of architecture while below, the Millennium Green offers a large public riverside green and the popular Green Cafe. Ludlow is renowned for its food and drink festivals in Spring and Autumn as well as the Medieval Christmas festival and Shakespeare and Arts festivals in the summer. Ludlow is within easy reach of Church Stretton, Shrewsbury and Hereford, as well as popular attractions such as World Heritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge, Severn Valley Railway, Berrington Hall and Cardingmill Valley, Ludlow is a superb destination for a relaxing all year round break.

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