Posted 25 Mar 2024

Easter Holidays in Shrewsbury

It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From craft sessions to film screenings and free entry to the Flaxmill, we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.
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Shrewsbury's Eggcellent Easter Trail

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Word on the street is the Easter Bunny has been spotted in Shrewsbury - and left a trail of his most eggcellent chocolate treats behind!

Follow the Bunny’s Trail to see what he’s been up to and gather the eggs he’s spread around the town.

VIEW THE BUNNY’S LAST KNOWN LOCATIONS ON GOOGLE MAPS

He only left behind enough for the first 50 lucky hunters who visit each location, so get hopping!

Designs by Saffron Russell.

Family-friendly events over the Spring holiday

Kid-friendly attractions in Shrewsbury

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See & Do

Shrewsbury Prison

The current prison buildings are Victorian, built in 1868 but there has been a prison on that site since 1793. The prison was decommissioned by the…

Open Today 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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See & Do

Darwin's Den

Darwin's Den is a free-to-use soft play area for children aged eight and under, located on the Middle Level of The Darwin Centre next to M&S. We…

Open Today 9:00AM - 5:30PM

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The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre and Shop, or The Cut, is a beautiful arrangement of buildings and garden situated near Shrewsbury…

Open Today 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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See & Do

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery (SM&AG) sits proudly in the town square and is the county’s flagship museum and art gallery. Visitors will…

Open Today 10:00AM - 4:00PM

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Eat & Drink

Paws Cafe

Step into Shropshire's first cat cafe! We have 11 resident cats; Nala, Simba, Elsa, Snowy, Marmalade, Binx, Lady Grey, Mocha, Cappucino, Darwin, and…

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Eat & Drink

Nerdy

Nerdy is a board game café and events venue in Shrewsbury town centre. An alcohol-free, family-friendly, fully inclusive environment that offers an…

Open Today 9:00AM - 11:00PM

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See & Do

The Quarry Park

The Quarry is Shrewsbury's beautiful, 29-acre parkland, encircled by the majestic loop of the river Severn. The Quarry has been Shrewsbury's most…

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See & Do

Shrewsbury Castle

Shrewsbury Castle stands at the top of a hill and was built as a defensive fortification for Shrewsbury, which the River Severn otherwise…

Open Today 10:30AM - 4:00PM

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Shop

The Toybox

The Toybox Shrewsbury is a young vibrant company run by Vonny Simons and her team of enthusiastic toy hunters, who are determined to bring you the…

Open Today 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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See & Do

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings

Situated just outside Shrewsbury town centre, the internationally important Flaxmill Maltings site reflects a time when Shropshire led the way in…

Open Today 10:00AM - 5:00PM

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See & Do

Shrewsbury Library

Shrewsbury Library is a busy lending library situated in a Grade I listed building in Castle Gates. The library offers a fantastic range of fiction…

Open Today 9:30AM - 5:00PM

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Eat & Drink

Gelatistry

Now open on St Julian's Crescent, Gelatistry is the home of authentic Italian Gelato in Shrewsbury. Claire, Gaia and the team handmake all their…

Open Today 12:00PM - 5:00PM

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See & Do

The Sabrina Boat: River Tours of Shrewsbury

Join the Sabrina Boat and take in the beauty of Shrewsbury as you take a daytime cruise past the stunning Quarry Park and the town’s historic…

Open Today 11:00AM - 5:00PM

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See & Do

The Soldiers of Shropshire Museum

Weapons, medals and uniforms from the 18th century to the present day sit within the ancient, red sandstone walls, which tower above the town. Hunt…

Open Today 10:30AM - 4:00PM

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Quarry Swimming & Fitness Centre

Enjoy a swim in one of the pools, take a fitness class or visit the gym - which has a range of cardiovascular and resistance equipment. We offer…

Open Today 6:00AM - 9:00PM

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Shop

Smiggle

Smiggle is the ultimate destination for your school, birthday and leisure essentials. From backpacks and drink bottles to gift packs and keyrings,…

Open Today 9:30AM - 5:00PM

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