Whitcliffe Common

Wonderful views and a delightful walk by the river.


Whitcliffe Common

OS Map Reference

SO 50543 74311
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A static map of Whitcliffe Common

Know before you go

17 hectares

Entry fee


Parking information

There is ample roadside parking on Whitcliffe Road at the viewpoint. Use the postcode SY8 2HB to get in to the vicinty.

Grazing animals



Footpath along the reserve. Contact the Trust for disabled access information.


Dogs permitted

When to visit

Opening times

Open at all times

Best time to visit

April to September

About the reserve

The town is blessed with this beautiful place just a stone’s throw from the castle. Steep wooded slopes rise from the banks of the River Teme, leading to open grassland with glorious views across Ludlow to the Clee Hills.

Networked with footpaths and flights of stone steps, the Common is easy to explore, with numerous seats for walkers to rest and enjoy the views. Ludlow’s citizens and visitors alike have enjoyed its charms for hundreds of years. Its riverside promenade, the Bread Walk, was created in 1850, opening up the romantic scenery of rocky cliffs, lush ferns and a waterfall.  

Directions on foot

Join the Bread Walk either at Dinham Bridge or just past the Charlton Arms' car park entrance.

By car

Take the first right B road after the Charlton Arms, continuing to the top of the hill (½ mile), where there is ample roadside parking and spectacular views.  

We work with the Friends of Whitcliffe Common to manage the reserve. Click here to visit their website

Location map

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