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Hotel The Clive (Ludlow, United Kingdom)


Hotel The Clive (Ludlow, United Kingdom)

About The Clive

The Clive is an award-winning restaurant with rooms offering upscale bed and breakfast accommodation at a lovingly-adapted 18th century farmhouse and converted barns on a working country estate beside the A49 near Ludlow in beautiful south Shropshire. Bright rooms boasting original exposed beams and high ceilings feature en suite bathrooms with premium toiletries, hairdryers, flat-screen TVs and minibars. Spacious suites and upgrade rooms are available as are family and accessible rooms. Amenities include gardens, free Wi-Fi throughout, free parking, tearooms and a gourmet farm shop. There’s a free cooked breakfast and the cosy bar serves cask ales and light meals. The elegant restaurant provides seasonal dishes, vegetarian and children’s menus plus Sunday lunches. The Clive is about three miles from Ludlow with its foodie haunts and 11th century castle. There’s walking terrain in the surrounding Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and horse-racing at Ludlow Racecourse, about half-a-mile away.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool(Unavailable)
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C(Unavailable)
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

  • LocationVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • RoomsVery good  (8.4 / 10)
  • ServiceVery good  (8.3 / 10)
  • CleanlinessExcellent  (9.1 / 10)
  • Value for moneyVery good  (8.2 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Attractive rural location off the main road

This attractive property's location in a Shropshire village on the Earl of Plymouth's Oakly Park Estate was reportedly peaceful. The ample free parking and proximity of the A49 were a hit with motorists; there was uncomplicated access to Ludlow, Shrewsbur


Delicious farm-to-fork food with friendly service

Reviewers often said they dealt with friendly and obliging staff at this well-run property and were impressed with the way it made the most of the bountiful surrounding estate to offer delicious locally-produced food that had travelled virtually zero mile


Lovely rooms in historic setting

According to many guests, this historic farmhouse had bags of character and had been sympathetically transformed into modern and inviting accommodation with spacious, clean and attractively-furnished rooms with comfortable beds. There was praise for the w

Negative Reviews


Occasional complaints about food service

Some critics occasionally claimed the food service became slow or chaotic during busy periods; other claimed portion sizes of certain dishes were small.


Weak Wi-Fi signal reported

The free Wi-Fi signal could have done with a boost in some rooms where reviewers occasionally reported underwhelming speeds.


Rooms had drawbacks

Reviewers noted that the heating was centrally controlled which disappointed some as they were unable to adjust the temperature to their liking. Moreover, some visitors disliked having to draw the blinds in some ground floor rooms to guarantee privacy.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Parking
  2. Terrace
  3. Porter service
  4. Pets allowed
  5. Hotel bar
  6. Conference rooms
  7. Non-smoking rooms
  8. Restaurant
  9. WiFi in public areas
  10. Free WiFi (public areas)
  11. Late check out
  12. Housekeeping
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Television
  4. Hairdryer
  5. Central heating
  6. Electric kettle
  7. Desk
  8. Cable TV
  9. WiFi
  10. Fan
  11. Free WiFi (rooms)
  12. Closet
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Golf course
Suitable for
  1. Gay friendly

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 15:00
  2. Check out: 11:00


Bromfield , SY8 2JR , Ludlow , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(1584)856565 | Fax: +44(1584)856661 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The Clive

  • Is there a pool area at The Clive?

    No, The Clive doesn’t offer pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The Clive?

    Yes, The Clive has a pet policy that may vary based on the room type or availability. Please check with the hotel directly to learn about their pet policy.

  • Is parking available at The Clive?

    Yes, The Clive provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The Clive?

    Check-in at The Clive is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The Clive located?

    The Clive is located in Bromfield, SY8 2JR, Ludlow, United Kingdom.