Birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is set amidst the glorious Shropshire countryside near to the Welsh Borders and is one of England’s finest medieval market towns.
Shrewsbury Visitor Attractions
The town has over 600 listed buildings including the Castle and the Abbey (home of the fictional Brother Cadfael).
Relax in beautiful Quarry Park or take a boat trip on the River Severn. You will also find a huge variety of things to see and do in the surrounding countryside.
Each year a number of major festivals and special events are held, including the world famous Shrewsbury Flower Show.
Spring sees one of the country’s top agricultural shows – the Shropshire County Show.
August bank holiday sees the Shrewsbury Folk Festival, one of the Uk’s top folk events.
The historic centre is a shopper’s heaven packed with designer shops, smart new malls and an amazing range of independent retailers. And of course all the bars, cafes, restaurants and you could ever wish for.
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