(also known as Nellie)

Rocks Green

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Opening Times

5-11 Mon-Wed; 1-11 Thu-Sat; 12-11 Sun


Private Owner

About the Pub

This self-proclaimed beerhouse which first opened in 1717 is situated just off the Ludlow bypass. Definitely not the most pristine of pub interiors, indeed the pub's own website used to include a very apt quote calling it the “finest dysfunctional pub so far”. However to be fair it has been a lot tidier in recent times (newcomers may be bemused as to what state it used to be in), yet still retains the relaxed atmosphere generated by the pub's characterful hosts.

There are two rooms, the bar containing the games facilities, whilst the lounge is decked out with musical instruments and possibly other temporarily homeless items. Beermats & photos adorn the walls & ceiling - spot Time Team members who enjoyed evenings there when in the area. The collection of artefacts also spills out into the yard, for example there are some old Ludlow pub signs in evidence. Beer festivals are held twice a year. Enjoyed a 12 year spell in the Good Beer Guide (2001-2012).

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Hobsons Old Prickly
  • Ludlow Stairway

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Holden's Black Country Bitter
  • Nottingham Sooty Stout
  • Salopian - varies

Occasonal guest ale.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Mild

Shropshire CAMRA Mild in May participant.

Social Links


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Shropshire CAMRA Cider & Perry in July participant.


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden


  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Camping Camping Nearby (on-site)
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area

    Smokers are blessed with a covered and heated hut just outside the back door.

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Nelson, Ludlow
Nelson, Ludlow

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52.377247, -2.700274

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