You Can't Copy Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is full of higgledy-piggledy streets with names you want to say out loud. A river that scoops up the town in a loop. A mix of the very old and the very new. The quirky and the one-off. Here’s where you can find information to plan your visit to Shrewsbury.

Events

April 2017

  • Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest 2017
    28th Apr 2017 to 1st May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest 2017
    28th Apr 2017 to 1st May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest 2017
    28th Apr 2017 to 1st May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Shrewsbury Children's Bookfest 2017
    28th Apr 2017 to 1st May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Rhyme Around the World
    18th Feb 2017 to 7th May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Rhyme Around the World
    18th Feb 2017 to 7th May 2017   |   Event Information
S M T W T F S
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News

  • Sabrina teams up with Zaza Johnson & Bath

    No Sabrina is not for sale! Sabrina Boat & Zaza Johnson & Bath estate agents have joined forces to benefit local residents who may be going through the sometimes stressful process of moving...
  • Styling Shrewsbury with capsule summer style

    This bank holiday weekend Shrewsbury shoppers are being treated to an explosive display of dynamic capsule wardrobe fashion transformations.  The free 2-day event will showcase AM to PM fashion, with...
  • An Antarctic experience is coming soon at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery

    On Monday 5 June, Antarctica: Life in a hostile land, is coming to Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. This new exhibition promises to offer an exciting insight into our relationship with the most...
  • Shrewsbury BID coordinates efforts to improve safety of Shrewsbury’s night revellers

    Shrewsbury Business Improvement District (BID) wants to ensure that the positive experience provided by Shrewsbury’s vibrant and safe late-night economy extends to everyone getting home safely and...
  • New branding service offered by Write Here

    A long-established Shrewsbury retailer is now offering a new branding service to private and business customers. Write Here, an award-winning independent shop in the High Street, can now personalise...

Tourist information

Plan your visit to Shrewsbury with tourism and travel information, download the Shrewsbury town map and guide. Open space where you can slow the pace. Historic places and attractions with famous steps to retrace. Discover heritage and culture in Shropshire and make sure Shrewsbury’s your base. Find contact details for the Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre.

Find Out More

See and Do

Shrewsbury is full of finds to be discovered during your visit – a blockbuster in a Tudor cinema, a sell-out Folk Festival and the world’s oldest Flower Show. By foot or by boat, the River Severn is a must, as is the café culture, the castle and the churches that dominate Shrewsbury's famous skyline. Learn more about one-off attractions, activities and things to do in Shrewsbury and Shropshire.

Find Out More

Sign up to our newsletter

For a monthly update of what's new, join the Original Shrewsbury mailing list. Our newsletter contains a selection of the best Shrewsbury news stories, plus the latest events for planning your visit to Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
Find Out More

Eat

Bread, still warm, made with flour from a watermill a few miles away in the Shropshire countryside. Decadent dining in restaurant rooms that pre-date the Wars of the Roses.

Cobbled streets packed with quirky places to eat, cool cafés and one-off delis. Bars and restaurants that you’ll be happy to head to for classic cocktails and the best beers. You’ll find all you’re after in Shrewsbury.

Find Out More

Gallery

Get a taste of why Shrewsbury is the original one-off. Explore our photographs and experience the crooked buildings and Victorian green spaces. Discover the places to see during your visit to Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Find Out More

Shop

When you visit the Shropshire county town of Shrewsbury, shopping should definitely be on your list of top things to do. Did you know Shrewsbury’s independent retailers outnumber big chains by almost half?

There are endless boutiques and quirky independents, all tucked away in 'shuts and passages' (those crooked medieval alleyways that criss-cross the town centre).

Find Out More

Stay

Retreat to sleep in Scandi chic. Crash out in a 16th-century coaching inn. Wake up in a Prince’s bedroom. There are plenty of out-of-the-ordinary hotels, B&Bs, accommodation and places to stay during a visit to Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Find Out More

Videos

See some of Shrewsbury’s people, places and personalities come to life on screen.

Find Out More