Shropshire has so much to offer - from its historic towns surrounded by beautiful countryside and rolling South Shropshire hills to fantastic attractions such as Medieval castles, ancient churches and the remains of a Roman city. It is central in the country and near to the Welsh border giving easy access from major airports/railway stations. This also makes visits to popular tourist attractions accessible.
At the heart of Shropshire is the market town of Shrewsbury. This is one of England’s finest Medieval towns and the county’s main town. The town centre is packed with black and white buildings and narrow streets housing interesting shops and cafes. It is the birthplace of Charles Darwin and there are many references to his association with Shrewsbury. The River Severn, Britain’s longest river, forms a loop around the town offering easy walks or a river boat trip. The Quarry, Shrewsbury’s beautiful park, offers a restful place to sit in a beautiful setting.
With a population of 100,000, this historic town is a shopper’s heaven with a number of shopping malls and many small, independent shops. Add to this lots of lively cafes and restaurants, Shrewsbury has a huge amount to offer visitors.
Shrewsbury has good travel links via air and rail and is well positioned to visit landmarks in Britain.