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

May 2017

  • Shropshire Society of Architects - Spring 2017 Lecture Series: Macro to Micro
    31st May 2017   |   Event Information
  • Lost City Of Z (15)
    26th May 2017 to 1st Jun 2017   |   Event Information
  • Another Mothers Son (12A)
    27th May 2017 to 3rd Jun 2017   |   Event Information
  • Antarctica: Life in a hostile land
    5th May 2017 to 17th Sep 2017   |   Event Information
  • Antarctica: Life in a hostile land
    5th May 2017 to 17th Sep 2017   |   Event Information
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News

  • Leading Shropshire educational bodies set to sign Memorandum of Understanding

    The leaders of two of the county’s most influential educational institutions signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) this week. Professor Anna Sutton, Provost of University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS...
  • Reviive introduces new Loma Living household furniture range to its Shrewsbury store

    A Shropshire based recycling and resale organisation has signed an agreement with one of the world’s leading high quality furniture wholesalers to sell its products. The indefinite arrangement will...
  • People encouraged to visit Shrewsbury for the Cycle Grand Prix this Sunday

    This Sunday sees the fourth Shrewsbury Cycle Grand Prix take place in Shrewsbury town centre. The event brings amateur and professional racers to the town with several categories of races and it’s...
  • Galliers team to tackle charity challenge

    A team from a Shropshire house building company is preparing to tackle a unique charity challenge which will see their physical and mental skills tested. Galliers Homes, based in Shrewsbury, is...
  • Wace Morgan Solicitors offer ‘Home healthcheck’ service

    A Shropshire legal firm is offering a new service to help make selling a home easier and quicker. The conveyancing team at Wace Morgan Solicitors, based in Shrewsbury, is providing a ‘property...

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Videos

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

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