Ludlow Palmers
helping to conserve the fabric and treasures of St Laurence's
Conserving St Laurence's

A Tour of St Laurence's

St Laurence's has aptly been called ‘the Cathedral of the Marches.’ It is the largest parish church in Shropshire and the twelfth largest in England.

Discover this magnificent building and its history, with our guided tour. more...


About us

Ludlow Palmers is the short name for The Conservation Trust for St Laurence, Ludlow, which is a registered charity, No. 1114678.

Find out about who we are and what we do. more...

To find out about St Laurence's as a place of worship and community visit
St Laurence, Ludlow


St Laurence's is open to visit 10:00am to 5:00pm
throughout the year. Read more

From time to time access may be limited because of services or other events.

Visitors are asked to contribute to church funds at the time of their visit. You may also wish to contribute specifically to the conservation of St Laurence's. See the donate panel below or more...

Thursday Talk

Air Crashes on the Clee Hills and the Peaton Shadow Factory

Thursday 18 November 2021

Ludlow Methodist Church

Bernard O'Connor

Come and hear about the Clee Hills' record as the site of more air crashes than any other highland area of Britain and how, in wartime, experienced automobile engineers shadowed aircraft engineers more...

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The conservation of St Laurence's is possible only with the generous help of our friends and supporters with donations both large and small.

You can make a donation to the Palmers through * here:


Or you can * by Text / SMS:

  • To donate £1, text PALMERS to 70201
  • To donate £3, text PALMERS to 70331
  • To donate £5, text PALMERS to 70970
  • To donate £10, text PALMERS to 70191
  • Or you can contribute in other ways: donate with gift aid, leave us a legacy, become a Palmer. more...

    * Fundraising, payments and donations will be processed and administered by the National Funding Scheme (Charity No: 1149800), operating as DONATE. Texts will be charged at your standard network rate. For Terms & Conditions, see