a About
Open space where you can slow the pace. Historic places with famous steps to retrace. Discover heritage and culture in Shropshire and make sure Shrewsbury’s your base.
i Stay

Retreat to sleep in Scandi chic. Crash out in a 16th century Coaching Inn. Wake up in Prince Rupert’s bedroom. There are plenty of out-of-the-ordinary places to lay your head here. 

o Do

Shrewsbury is full of finds - a blockbuster in a Tudor cinema and the world’s oldest Flower Show. River folk and walkers, theatre on the riverbank. Darwin’s school days and famed festivals, fireworks and flowers. 

u Eat

Bread, still warm, made with flour from a watermill a few miles away. Busy restaurants and quirky bars that won’t disappoint. Cobbled streets packed with cool cafés and one-off delis. 

You Can't Copy Shrewsbury

Sparkling seasonal gifts from quirky and quaint independent shops. A rich claret in a 15th century cellar followed by a panto or show on the riverbank. A festive feast washed down with drinks in a cool cocktail bar. Christmas in Shrewsbury is certainly one-off, so let your Christmas story start here.


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Holy Communion at The Abbey 25th December 2014 Come along to Shrewsbury Abbey and celebrate Holy Communion in one of Shrewsbury's most historical location. Service starts at 10.00am For more information please call 01743... Add this to my Itinerary   What's this?These icons show who this entry might suit - whether you're looking for a great family outing, some physical activity, or if you're looking for something to do on a budget.

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Sparkling with yuletide cheer, head to the Shrewsbury Christmas market in the Square for seasonal gifts with a twist. http://t.co/8iCK4iLeRD
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