An easy 5 mile circular cycle route or walk from Bromfield to Ludlow, with an alternative route option. Popular with both cyclists and walkers, this provides a peaceful route through Oakly Park and affords the finest views of Ludlow Castle on the approach to the town.

Distance

5 miles

Terrain

Quiet Country roads

Start from

Bromfield

Nearest to

Ludlow

Parking

Ludlow Food Centre

The route

One of a selection of walks and cycle rides from 5 to 10 miles starting in Bromfield and showcasing the area’s beautiful countryside, quiet lanes, bridleways and historic Ludlow.

Route highlights

  • Bromfield Church and weir
  • Oakly Park
  • Millennium Green
  • Linney Park
  • Ludlow Castle

The businesses below are located directly off the A49. Bromfield is 2 miles to the north of Ludlow.

Ludlow Food Centre - Sells delicious local produce from The Earl of Plymouth’s Oakly Park Estate. 80% of the produce is sourced from 4 local counties including Shropshire. See also the nearby Barnhouse Café, toilets and post office. There is cycle parking outside the café and the food centre. Tel: 01584 856000 or visit www.ludlowfoodcentre.co.uk

Islabikes - High quality, children’s bike specialists. Designed and assembled at Bromfield. Tel: 01584 856881 or visit www.islabikes.co.uk

The Clive Bar and Restaurant with Rooms – Originally a farmhouse, now includes a bar and restaurant. 15 bedrooms in period outbuildings and conference facilities also available. Tel: 01584 856565 / 856665 or visit www.theclive.co.uk

The Plant Centre - an independent garden centre stocking a range of plants plus everything garden related. Tel: 01584 856873 or visit www.ludlowplantcentre.co.uk

All routes exit and access this site using the path alongside the Barnhouse Café, toilets and post office providing access onto a small lane which links to the A49 (signposted Route 44). Turn south to access A49 underpass, Bromfield Church and Oakly Park.

Turn north to access the racecourse and golf course.