Ditton Priors is situated at the foot of the Brown Clee Hill, which boasts the highest point in Shropshire. 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.

Brown Clee Church of England Primary School is a relatively new school that opened in September 1994. It was built to provide education for the children who previously attended 3 small village schools: Burwarton , Ditton Priors and The Down Primary Schools.

The population of the village has access to a range of amenities:-

The Brown Clee Medical Practice serves  patients covering a rural area of approximately 250 miles, dominated by the Brown and Titterstone Clee Hills. The Citizens Advice Bureau assembles at the Brown Clee Medical Practice every Monday between 11:00 and 13:00, where residents may make an appointment to speak to an advisor about a range of issues, free of charge.

The local Post Office opens daily (excluding Sundays), providing a service to the village and surrounding areas. There is also a local garage, Parkers Motors, a newly built village hall run by the local parish council, offering a range of facilities: