Shrewsbury is one of the country's most picturesque market towns, situated within a loop of the River Severn. Its outstanding location, ancient bridges and medieval architecture combine with excellent shopping facilities to create the ideal tourist attraction.
The town hosts a range of popular events throughout the year, including the famous two-day Shrewsbury Flower Show in August.
Notable attractions within easy travelling distance include the Ironbridge Gorge Museums at the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and Much Wenlock, where Dr William Penny Brookes is said to have inspired the modern Olympic Movement.
Shrewsbury is also an important gateway to Wales, where a host of attractions await visitors, including Welshpool to Llanfair Light Railway and castles at Montgomery and Welshpool.
For those who like to get off the beaten track, there are lots of walking trails to be discovered, taking in lovely country pubs serving dishes using local ingredients. The choice is yours; it’s all here waiting for you!