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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 Library

Shrewsbury Library is a busy lending library situated in a Grade I listed building in Castle Gates.

Shrewsbury Castle and Shropshire Regimental 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

Theatre Severn

If entering on the street side, look out for the old chapel building which is embedded between the Stage Door and public entrance.

Old Market Hall

Built in 1596, Shrewsbury's iconic Old Market Hall was lovingly restored and re-opened as a contemporary cinema and cafe bar in 2004.

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.

St Alkmund's Church

At the heart of the historic and beautiful town of Shrewsbury, founded about the year 900, stands the church of St Alkmund which celebrated its 1100th anniversary in 2012.

West Mid Showground

The Greenhous West Mid Showground is situated in the heart of Shrewsbury, an historic market town on the banks of the River Severn.

The Quarry Park

The Quarry is Shrewsbury's beautiful, 29-acre parkland, encircled by the majestic loop of the river Severn.

St Chad's Church

St Chad's Church, Shrewsbury occupies a prominent position in the county town of Shropshire.

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.

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