Laurence's, the largest in
the county. From there the streets slope downward to the River Teme, and
northward toward the River Corve. The town is in a sheltered spot beneath Mortimer
Forest and the Clee Hills, which are clearly visible from the town.
Ludlow has nearly 500 listed buildings.
They include some fine examples of medieval and Tudor-style half-timbered
buildings including the Feathers Hotel. The town was described by Sir John
Betjeman as "probably the loveliest town in England"