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Whilst we get ready to welcome you back this April, you can still explore Shrewsbury safely, and from the comfort of your home. Read on to discover the best our town has to offer, from tastebud tingling food to virtual events and over 1,000 years of history.

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Whether you're celebrating your mum, grandma, step-mum, auntie or partner this Mothering Sunday, you’re sure to find an indulgent treat guaranteed to impress from these Shrewsbury businesses. 

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Discover which of Shrewsbury independent retailers are selling their products online and get the best of Shrewsbury delivered directly to your door.

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A photograph of Shrewsbury has been highlighted in the BBC's England's Big Picture: Best of 2020. The shot was captured by town resident Matthew Taylor in April and looks along the River Severn from Porthill Footbridge.

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The Shrewsbury Business Chamber and Shrewsbury BID invite you to vote for your favourite Shrewsbury Christmas window! We are also giving you the chance to win a £50 voucher for a Shrewsbury business of your choice as a thank you for voting. Voting closes at 9am on Monday 21st December.

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All of the businesses at The Parade Shops will be re-opening from Wednesday 2nd December. The mixture of independent and individual businesses can provide some unique gifts for customers hoping to snap up a one of a kind Christmas gift.

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Shrewsbury has been named #14 in Right Move's Happiest Places to Live in Great Britain.

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Shrewsbury's retailers will be remaining open throughout the festive season, allowing you longer to stock up on last-minute gifts and essentials. Read on to discover Shrewsbury's opening hours before, during and after the seasonal period.

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Shrewsbury comes alive at Christmas, with plenty of places to capture Christmas cheer. Indulge in mince pies and mulled wine, pick up perfect presents or celebrate the party season.

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Hidden amongst Shrewsbury's cobbled streets is a treasure trove of vintage and pre-loved items waiting to be discovered. From specialist retailers to bookshops and charity shops - no matter what you're searching for, you're sure to find it in Shrewsbury.

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A town bursting with history and culture, Shrewsbury sure to be on everybody's to-visit list. Despite the historic nature of the town, many of our wonderful businesses are accessible, and there are plenty of services at hand to help make your stay more comfortable. Discover more in our guide to being independent in Shrewsbury.

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It can be tough to keep the kids entertained during the holidays - but Shrewsbury has you covered! From pumpkin picking to crafting and museum hunts we've rounded up a few ideas to help keep those little monsters at bay.

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Down shuts and passageways, or along our old town walls - better watch out for the Shrewsbury Ghouls! Rich in history and folklore, with more than a few hair-raising tales to tell, Shrewsbury is the perfect setting for spooky events. Here are some ideas to help you get into the spirit this Halloween.

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Shrewsbury, with its medieval streets, shuts and passageways, and gory history is said to be one of the most haunted towns in the UK. If you go down to the town after dark, you never know who or what you might meet...

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Shrewsbury's story is on the map for many reasons, discover the origins, defining landmarks and the better-than-fiction facts that make Shrewsbury original.

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Scooped in the loop of the River Severn, Shrewsbury is a town oozing with history. Whether from the comfort of your home, whilst out and about or commuting, be transported to the heart of Shrewsbury with the new SO Stories audio tours. 

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Wandering around the wonders of Shrewsbury is one of the best ways to see the sites. Whether you're looking to join a group, go solo or fancy something themed you'll find limitless options in our collation of Shrewsbury guides.

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Discover the many buildings and locations that were the backdrop to many pivotal moments in Darwin’s early life. His story is written on the walls and cobbled streets of Shrewsbury.

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