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A blockbuster in a Tudor cinema, a sell-out Folk Festival and the world’s oldest Flower Show.

Shrewsbury is full of finds to be discovered during your visit. 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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Discover Shrewsbury this March

Whilst we get ready to welcome you back this April, you can still explore Shrewsbury safely, and from the comfort of your home. Read on to discover the best our town has to offer, from tastebud tingling food to virtual events and over 1,000 years of history.

Warm weather heralds the beginning of Shrewsbury's vibrant calendar of festivals. Experience original events from Shropshire Kids Festival to the World Championship Coracle Race, and not forgetting the historic Shrewsbury Flower Show.

16th Apr to 15th May 2021
Shrewsbury Castle and the Soldiers of Shropshire Museum
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To celebrate the end of lockdown, Oil Night Long is taking over Shrewsbury Castle ! For 5 consecutive weekends from April 16th, Shrewsbury Castle will...

The oldest stained glass in Shrewsbury, the Jesse Window was made for Greyfriars chapel in the 14th century. Following the dissolution of the friary in 1538, the window was moved to St Chad's, before being bought to St Mary's in 1791. Now you can explore it with Google Arts and Culture.


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.


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.


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