Dig out your favourite fleece, wrap up and relax in Shrewsbury this autumn. The days may be shorter, but you're sure to find something to entertain you. Discover more here.

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Shrewsbury never sleeps. Discover the latest goings-on, stories and must-read news to come out of the original one-off.

Christmas in Shrewsbury

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.

Vintage and Pre-loved shopping in Shrewsbury

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.

Accessible Shrewsbury

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.

Half Term in Shrewsbury

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.

After Dark in Shrewsbury: Halloween 2020

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.

Shrewsbury's Spooky Stories

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...

Discover Shrewsbury this October

October signals the beginning of autumn, and there's no better time to explore Shrewsbury. Dig out your favourite fleece and discover everything our beautiful market town has to offer you this month, from outstanding eateries to spooky ghost stories, unique events to half-term fun.

Historic Timeline of Shrewsbury

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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