Tradition has it that in the fourteenth century soldiers from Ludlow Castle came here to match their horses. There is certainly a record of racing in 1729.The course retains not only its Edwardian character but also a club atmosphere.
Ludlow racecourse is located in the picturesque South Shropshire countryside which boasts a golf course right in the centre. There are 16 mainly mid-week jump meetings a year and Ludlow Racecourse offers an enjoyable and informal day’s racing in a friendly club atmosphere. The course is a right hand national hunt course. Chase course flat with sharp bends, circuit 1m4f. Hurdles track, 150y longer, slightly undulating, with easier bends.
If you’re looking for a day out at Ludlow Races why not come and stay with us at the Baron. We’re only 20 minutes from Ludlow Racecourse and have five lovely bedrooms which will ensure you a good nights sleep. Start the day with a hearty Shropshire Breakfast which will set you up for the day. After your day out come back to the Baron and enjoy good company, good food and a relaxed atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you soon.