Public Transport

Heart of Wales train at Bucknell Station


  • 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.

Buses – for timetables see

  • 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 (Monday to Saturday) from the Eco Business Park just off the Ludlow By Pass.


Shropshire Hills Shuttles, seasonal bus service around the Long Mynd & Stiperstones, running between May and September, see