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The Quarry, Victoria Quay and Frankwell

The Quarry, Victoria Quay and Frankwell

Created in 1719, The Quarry is a beautiful and impressive 29-acre parkland, running along the River Severn. Throughout the year you’ll find a host events taking place at The Quarry Park, including The Carnival, Shrewsbury Regatta and Dragon Boat Racing to name just a few. With a location within easy walking distance of Shrewsbury town centre, is the perfect place to spend an hour or two relaxing in the sunshine, exploring with children, or watching activities along the river.

From Victoria Quay, there are river cruises available, which is a great way get an alternative view of Shrewsbury. 

Lying adjacent to the River Severn is one of Shrewsbury's oldest suburbs, Frankwell. Being independent from the larger borough of Shrewsbury gave Frankwell the local nickname of the 'Little Borough', a name which is sometimes used to this day. A number of historical buildings in Frankwell show evidence of Shrewsbury's medieval past. 

The Quarry, Victoria Quay and Frankwell
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Morris & Co

Morris Property is part of Morris & Co, a fifth-generation business with a long history of building, restoring and leasing property.

The Foundry

The Foundry Restaurant is a cafe by day offering a great selection of teas, coffee and cakes complete with a seasonal menu to suit all tastes.

The Armoury

The Armoury is a traditional pub restaurant in a delightful riverside location, next to the Welsh Bridge and just a short walk from many of the town's attractions.

Riverbank Bar and Kitchen and NY Lounge

Riverbank is a restaurant and riverside lounge bar, which takes inspiration from the stylish charm of a classic Italian Ristorante.

Hatchers Solicitors

Hatchers Solicitors LLP is one of Shropshire's largest firms of solicitors, employing a team of over 65 staff including 12 partners.

Waterfront

Waterfront Bar is a restaurant and bar serving sweet tunes with a side of delicious food.

Theatre Severn

If entering on the street side, look out for the old chapel building which is embedded between the Stage Door and public entrance.

Sabrina Boat

Sabrina boat is a passenger boat on the River Severn in Shrewsbury and sets sail from Victoria Quay, next to the Welsh Bridge.

The Quarry Park

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