The Clive Arms

“Handsome Georgian building with classy bar and restaurant” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

LUDLOW, SHROPSHIRE

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Completely refurbished at the start of 2019, The Clive Arms is a beautiful Georgian former farmhouse, operating as a pub since the early 1900s. It offers a relaxed mix of contemporary style and original features, and 18 beautifully appointed bedrooms. You’ll find Hobsons ales at the bar, plus ciders such as Robinsons Flagon, and 21 wines served by the glass. Lunchtime bar snacks might include a hot pork and apple sandwich; while a three-course choice in the evening could comprise game terrine, pickled walnuts and Melba toast; followed by roast vegetable Wellington, herbed potatoes, thyme and chestnut gravy. Restricted opening times on 25–26 December and 1 January.

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AA Pick of the Pubs
The Clive Arms
Bromfield, LUDLOW, SY8 2JR
Phone : 01584 856565

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £8
Opening times
  • Open all year

About the area

Discover Shropshire

Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.

Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world. 

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