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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 at home

Our doors may be closed, but Shrewsbury remains open online. Join us from the comfort of your home as we explore the best our town has to offer.

Celebrate Shrewsbury’s most famous son at this year’s virtual DarwIN Shrewsbury Festival. Join us as we celebrate our special links with Charles Darwin with a schedule of inspiring films, brain-teasing lectures, Q&A sessions and Darwin's birthday toast. 

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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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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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