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Shrewsbury is full of finds to be discovered during your visit – a blockbuster in a Tudor cinema, a sell-out Folk Festival and the world’s oldest Flower Show. By foot or by boat, the River Severn is a must, as is the café culture, the castle and the churches that dominate Shrewsbury's famous skyline. Learn more about one-off attractions, activities and things to do in Shrewsbury and Shropshire.

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Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum

Weapons, medals and uniforms from the 18th century to the present day sit within the ancient, red sandstone walls, which tower above the town. Hunt down some regimental history

Evolution Beer Company

Evolution Beer Company is an independent craft beer company established in Shrewsbury in 2019, a unique space just outside of the town centre.

Shrewsbury Prison

The current prison buildings are Victorian, built in 1868 but there has been a prison on that site since 1793.

St Mary's Church

The spire of St Mary's is one of the tallest in England and for over 500 years it has dominated the skyline of Shrewsbury's old town.

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery

Re-opened at the old Music Hall in April 2014, Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery tells the stories that make Shropshire unique through its’ amazing galleries: Roman Gallery, S

Shrewsbury Cathedral

The Cathedral was designed by Edward Pugin, son of Augustus Pugin, and was completed in 1856.

Paws Cafe

Step into Shropshire's first cat cafe!

Enjoy your coffee and cakes surrounded by the cafe's 11 resident cats.

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 Buttermarket

The Buttermarket, an iconic grade 2 listed building, is Shropshire’s biggest entertainment venue, comprising of three unique floors – The Cellars, Main Arena and VIP Mezzanine l

The Cut Visitor Centre, Shropshire Wildlife Trust

The Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre and Shop, or The Cut, is a beautiful arrangement of buildings and garden situated near Shrewsbury Abbey.

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