Ditton Priors is situated at the foot of the Brown Clee Hill, which boasts the highest point in Shropshire. The community is administered by Ditton Priors Parish council and unitary authority Shropshire Council. The Parish includes the hamlets of Middleton Priors, Derrington, Ruthall, Upper and Lower Netchwood and Ashfield, with a total of 5000 hectares and a current population of about 650 with around 300 dwellings.
The nearest towns are Bridgnorth (7 miles to the east) and Ludlow (12 miles to the south). It is within easy commuting distance of Shrewsbury, Telford and the Black Country. For information on local public transport, click here.