DirectionsWhere to eatattractions

To help you find our accomodation please use the written directions or the map provided below:

Directions - Arriving by car

Staddlestones, Lydbury North, Shropshire, SY7 8AU

Head to Craven Arms from the main A49 from Shrewsbury (north) or Ludlow (south). Once at Craven Arms – take the mini roundabout where the Craven Arms Hotel is situated, you will be turning right (if coming from Shrewsbury) left (if coming from Ludlow) onto the Clun Road B4368, Signposted Clun.

At the next mini-roundabout continue forward on the Clun Road B4368. You will pass through Long Meadows End and Aston On Clun. At crossroads turn right onto the B4385 Signposted Bishop's Castle, you will pass through Kempton.

As you arrive in Lydbury North go past the church on your right and Staddlestones is the house by the Primary School following that.If you get to the end of the village where the Powis Arms is situated, you have gone too far.

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Here is a selection of local restaurants and pubs which may interest you whilst staying at Staddlestones. Most are a short drive by car or taxi ride, please use the links below to view the website for each restaurant or feel free to contact us for more information if needed.

Ludlow Area

  • The Clive - 'a unique blend of traditional and contemporary cuisine'
  • Mr Underhills - 'Our Michelin starred restaurant looks onto the courtyard garden...romantically lit by candlelight'
  • Le Becasse - 'Ludlow's only restaurant with three AA Rosettes'

Bishops Castle

  • The Castle Hotel - 'we aim to produce is modern pub food that is healthy, hearty, flavoursome and fresh '
  • 3 Tuns - 'a wondrous array of real ales from the adjoining brewery ...a lively atmospheric pub'
  • Crown at Clunbury - 'Home cooked fayre, full of character & charm'

Church Stretton

  • The Ragleth - 'pub gardens set in approximately half an acre of lovely shrubs and trees'
  • Van Doesburgs - 'Award winning Shropshire delicatessen'

Café's / Tea Rooms

  • Bird on the Rock (Clungunford) - 'Winner of The Tea Guild’s ‘Top Tea Place 2004’
  • De Grey's (Ludlow) - 'Immerse yourself in England’s rich history'
  • Capricho (Bishops Castle) - 'good food prepared from fresh local ingredients'

Surrounded by beautiful landscapes and close to towns and attractions rich in history, Staddlestones recommends several activities in the surrounding area - here are just a few.

Great Walks and Trails

  • Offers Dyke
  • Stiperstones
  • Longmynd
  • Cardingmill Valley


  • Ludlow Food Centre
  • Ludlow Castle
  • Bishops Castle

Fun for Kids

  • Mickey Millers Playbarn (Craven Arms)
  • Coed-y-Dinas Garden, Home & Country (Play area for children here)