Shrewsbury is located in the county of Shropshire (formerly Salop), in central England, close to the Welsh border.
Birmingham & Manchester airports are the nearest international airports (approx 1-2 hours drive) and Shropshire is within 4 hours drive of the main London Airports.
Shrewsbury has its own railway station located next to the castle.
Rail services from UK destinations can be booked via www.thetrainline.com.
The M54 motorway provides easy access to Shropshire by car.
National Express run various bus services to Shropshire from the main airports and cities.
Local Public Transport
Local Bus and train information is available via www.travelinemidlands.co.uk
Town Centre Car Parks
See our tour map for the location of town centre car parks
Park & Ride
There are three Park and Ride locations - all well signposted from the A5 by-pass and other main roads:
Meole Brace (south)
Also see the Shrewsbury & Atcham website here for more detailed parking information
Walking Tour Map
Multi-map for Shrewsbury
Travel Within Shropshire
Click here for the Virtual Shropshire guide to traveling around Shropshire