Ludlow is a market town in Shropshire, England close to the Welsh border and in the Welsh Marches.Ludlow has nearly 500 listed buildings. They include some fine examples of medieval and Tudor-style half-timbered buildings including the Feathers Hotel. The parish church, St Laurence Church, is the largest in the county. In 2006, Ludlow was winner of The Great Town Award from The Academy of Urbanism. Ludlow is an hour trip away from Sweeney Hall.