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Walking Holidays with Historic Accommodation

Nestled within easy walking distance of Ludlow and perched on the picturesque border between Shropshire and Herefordshire, The Lodge is a stunning Grade II* listed residence. Constructed in 1740s by the Salweys, this historic home is surrounded by a breathtaking rural landscape.

Arabella and Hugo Salwey are delighted to welcome you to our family home. The Lodge is ideally suited for small parties of up to eight guests, providing a rare chance to enjoy the exclusive use of a house rich in history. Without the need for a car, you and your group of friends or family can savour a tailor-made itinerary of walks and activities, all starting from the threshold of this stunning heritage home.

Curated Walks


We are committed to making your visit to the Ludlow area truly memorable. We have meticulously researched and planned every aspect of your visit so you can immerse yourself fully in the splendours of Ludlow and its surroundings.

Forget the hassle of researching trails or wondering what to do next, our carefully curated walks showcase the breathtaking landscapes, rich history, and fascinating geology of this part of the country. Whether you're in the mood for a leisurely stroll through picturesque countryside, a serene walk through Mortimers Forest, or an adventurous trek to discover hidden gems, our expertly crafted walks cater to all preferences and fitness levels.

People on a walking holiday staying at The Salway Lodge Historic Accommodation near Ludlow


A walking itinerary for walking holiday at historic accommodation at The Salwey Lodge

Nature and Wildlife on Your Doorstep

The Lodge sits in a beautifully unspoilt part of the country where flora and fauna still thrive. Experience our unique “Bat and Moth Safari” post-dinner or take a morning to explore the thriving local flora and fauna.

The Georgian Cold Bath - a Salwey Lodge Experience

Unique Activities @ The Lodge

Take a memorable trip to the Lodge's private Georgian Cold Bath for a rejuvenating plunge in spring-fed, crystal-clear waters. Book a session with our excellent yoga instructor, indoor or outdoor on The Lodge's front lawn.

Ludlow Food Festival is one of the walking holiday itineraries from The Salwey Lodge

Local Festivals and Seasonal Delights

Consider timing your stay during one of Ludlow's renowned local festivals. From arranging festival tickets to planning walking routes or organising transport, we handle all the details. This allows you to enjoy the vibrant local culture without any stress.

* Thankyou to the Ludlow Food Festival for use of this image

Plan Your Journey

Arrive by car or train, and once here, you can abandon all transport and savour the delights of this area on foot, submerged in a very beautiful part of the Country.

Sunset over The Salwey Lodge - historic accommodation and walking holidays near Ludlow
Salwey Lodge

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