Getting here

Heart of Wales train at Bucknell StationTrains

The Manchester to Cardiff Arriva Trains Wales service calls at Church Stretton, Craven Arms and Ludlow.

The Heart of Wales rail service runs between Shrewsbury and Swansea, calling at Church Stretton, Craven Arms, Broome, Hopton Heath, Bucknell and Knighton.


Below is a list of local bus services which run through the AONB, Monday to Saturday.

  • •  435, Shrewsbury to Ludlow – stops include Church Stretton and Craven Arms
  • •  552/553, Shrewsbury to Bishop’s Castle – stops include Pontesbury, Minsterley, Hope Valley
  • •  292, Ludlow to Kidderminster – stops include Clee Hill Village and Cleobury Mortimer
  • •  740, Ludlow to Knighton – stops include Leintwardine and Bucknell

Ludlow Park & Ride operates Monday to Saturday from the Eco Business Park just off the Ludlow By Pass.

Shuttle on Clun BridgeSee for current timetables, typing the bus service number into search facility.

The Shropshire Hills Shuttles

These are weekend buses, managed by the AONB Partnership, which run from Easter until the end of September. They are popular with locals and visitors alike, offering easy access into the hills for walking, sightseeing, pub lunches, picnics and more. For more information, routes and timetables see

For further information on all travel in Shropshire visit