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Riverboat Tours of Shrewsbury

See the sights from the comfort of Shrewsbury's riverboat Sabrina. The 45-minute rides on the riverboat run between 11am and 4pm from the Welsh Bridge from March until October.

Shrewsbury is open during flooding

Despite the heavy flooding in Shrewsbury, many of the town centre businesses remain open. Flood levels are beginning to recede, however many of the town's roads and car parks remain closed until further notice, with travel within the river loop severely affected.

Shrewsbury's shopping centres go dog friendly

Shrewsbury’s Darwin , Pride Hill and Riverside shopping centres will be ‘dog friendly’ from Monday 17 February 2020, meaning dogs will be welcome in all three centres.

Eye watering accounts bring Shrewsbury Prison to life

Eye-watering accounts of prisoner violence and drug-frenzy from former wardens make for a unique tourist attraction at Shrewsbury Prison. By My Shrewsbury's Katy Rink.

Comedy Festival full weekend line up announced

The full line up for this year’s Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival has been announced, with a host of new faces plus returning favourites to keep the county town amused.

Indie accommodation in Shrewsbury

Retreat to sleep in Scandi chic. Crash out in a 16th-century coaching inn. Wake up in a Prince’s bedroom. There’s plenty out-of-the-ordinary places to stay, accommodation and hotels in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

Local podcast The Shrewsbury Biscuit gets excited for the DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival

As the whole town gets ready for this year's DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival, popular local podcast The Shrewsbury Biscuit meets with local individuals involved in the festival to discuss the goings-on.