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Woofferton transmitting station 2015 1.jpg
Woofferton transmitting station
Woofferton is located in Shropshire
Woofferton shown within Shropshire
OS grid reference SO520684
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town LUDLOW
Postcode district SY8
Dialling code 01584
Police West Mercia
Fire Shropshire
Ambulance West Midlands
EU Parliament West Midlands
UK Parliament
List of places
52°18′40″N 2°42′18″W / 52.311°N 2.705°W / 52.311; -2.705Coordinates: 52°18′40″N 2°42′18″W / 52.311°N 2.705°W / 52.311; -2.705
Site of Woofferton railway station (disused)

Woofferton is a village to the south of Ludlow, in Shropshire, England. It is one of Shropshire's most southerly villages and lies on the border with Herefordshire. It is part of the civil parish of Richard's Castle. The larger Herefordshire village of Brimfield is just over the border to the south.


Woofferton is at the crossroads of the A49 Ludlow-Leominster road (north-south), the A456 road that strikes eastwards and the B4362 (westwards). It was formerly the site of Woofferton railway station (on the Shrewsbury and Hereford Railway) and Woofferton Junction which served the (now closed) Tenbury & Bewdley Railway.

The Welsh Marches Line runs through the currently closed station, with Arriva Trains Wales running on the section without intermediate stations between Leominster and Ludlow.

Places of interest[edit]

It is best known for the Woofferton transmitting station (a notable feature of the area's landscape) and a Travelodge. The public house there - the "Salwey Arms"[1] - is the most southerly in the county.


  1. ^ CAMRA Whatpub.com Salway Arms, Woofferton

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