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.
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.
The Theatre Severn located at Frankwell Quay, Frankwell, Shrewsbury SY3 8FT is a very popular well visited contemporary riverside theatre with 2 auditoriums staging musicals, drama and live concerts. Worth checking out what’s on as many famous acts and artists have performed at the Theatre Severn.
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.
A number of inside and outside live music concerts with well know artists are organised during the summer months.
The Town boasts plenty of shops, pubs and quality restaurants so there’s something to enjoy for everyone.