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Wandering around the wonders of Shrewsbury is one of the best ways to see the sites. Meet up with Shrewsbury's team of tour guides for an expert amble.

WALKING TOURS

Historical discoveries, supernatural scares or medieval detectives, Shrewsbury guides offer a range of themed tours throughout the year, as well as a general historical town trails. Usually lasting for 90 minutes and taking in the historic heart of the town, tours can be customised to suit any itinerary. Tours are available in French and Italian and the last tour of the day is at 7pm.

Tour trail themes include:

Ghost tours - Disembarking in the dark if you dare

Ancient ages (Medieval, Tudor, 18th century, Victorian) - Shrewsbury's architecture, characters and stories span eleven centuries.

Brother Cadfael - Mix medieval fact and fiction through the backdrop of Ellis Peters' Shrewsbury based detective novels.

Prices for Guided Tours:

General Historic Tour - £40 per guide.

Themed Tour of the Town - £45 per guide.

Language Supplement - £6 per guide.

Pay online for a Group Tour.

PRIVATE COACH TOURS

Whether you prefer to operate alone or have a great group for an outing, a coach and guide can be hired for the day. The guide will deliver commentary, organise your group at visitor attractions and be on hand for extra facts at lunch and coffee stops.

One guide per coach is sufficient, although one guide per twenty people is required for walking tours.

Full day coach tour - from £140 per guide
Half day coach tour - from £90 per guide

For more information contact: [email protected]
Tel: 01743 258888. Mon - Fri, 10am - 5pm

BOAT TOURS

Soak up the Severn in a route along the river loop. Named after the water nympth who guards the River Severn, the riverboat Sabrina travels from the English Bridge to the Welsh Bridge and back again in a 45 minute ride.

Trips run every day, on the hour from 11-4pm between March and October. Live commentary and town maps are provided on board.

Evening cruises offer food, cocktails and live entertainment, visit the Sabrina Boat website to book and for information on evening events.

Sabrina Boat also offers private boat hire.