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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.

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.

Shrewsbury's Open Stories

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.

Your guides to Shrewsbury

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.

The Darwin Shrewsbury Trail

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.

10 out of 10 for Shrewsbury staycation from the Daily Mail

With staycations rising in popularity post COVID, the Daily Mail dived into the UK's tourist trail to find you the perfect staycation destinations. Writer Richard Mellor gives Shrewsbury, an enchanting town in an idyllic setting, a 10 out of 10.

Famous Historic Faces of Shrewsbury

The cobbled streets of Shrewsbury have been home to many significant figures in British history. Read on to discover some unexpected names.

Dog friendly accommodation in Shrewsbury

Every dog owner knows that the most important part of their trip to Shrewsbury is the companionship of their four-legged friend. Fortunately Shrewsbury has a wide range of dog-friendly accommodation so there's no need to leave your best friend behind.

Autumn and Winter events in Shrewsbury

The weather may be cooling but Shrewsbury's calendar is still bursting with activity. Experience original events from Shrewsbury Chocolate Festival to Shrewsbury Festival of Literature, and not forgetting our seasonal Christmas celebrations.