Shrewsbury Tourist Information and Visitor Guide "Birth place of Charles Darwin"
Set amidst the glorious Shropshire countryside near to the Welsh Borders, Shrewsbury is one of England's finest medieval market towns. But stuck in the past it is not!
The town has over 600 listed buildings including the Castle and the Abbey. 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. Try our Town Tour here or see our Attractions Listings here.
Each year a number of major festivals and special events are held, including the world famous Shrewsbury Flower Show. The town has recently started to honour our most famous "son" by organising an annual . Our major Arts Festival will again run from June to August with a series of music, visual arts and theatre events. More 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. More Here
We offer great hotels, bed and breakfast, self catering cottages, camping and camping sites - you will find huge selection both in the town and the surrounding area to cater for all tastes and budgets. More Here
Plan your visit now!
So if you would like to experience a piece of history, enjoy good food & entertainment and some very special shopping then Shrewsbury is the place. Most of what you need to plan your trip should be found on this site, but if not let us know and we'll try to add it at a later stage.