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in the county of Shropshire

Shrewsbury Castle, Shropshire
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About Shrewsbury

This most ancient county town developed amid a steep hill set within a loop of the River Severn. Shrewsbury is a wonderfully atmospheric town which beguiles the visitor with sights of bygone centuries and much a great charm is to be found in its narrow streets and medieval buildings.

St.Mary's church, one of the towns oldest buildings was built around 1200. A castle was built in Shrewsbury by the Normans, though the oldest parts of the present castle date from the 13th century. This castle was restored by Telford some 200 years ago. The towns Bear Steps cottages are well worth a visit as they date from the 14th century.

Famous sons of Shrewsbury include Charles Darwin who was born here in 1809. Then there is Robert Clive who was once Mayor of Shrewsbury. The home of Robert Clive, Clive House contains a good collection of China, Militaria, Costumes and Furniture, this house is open to the public and is well worth seeing.

Although you will doubtless enjoy seeking out Shrewsbury's historic past it is also very much a town of the present with branches of all the major high street stores. There are plenty of local inns, good quality wine merchants along with many quaint antique shops, so you shopping can be varied and enjoyable. There are museums and galleries infact, Shrewsbury is a town that has something for everyone.

Brightest summer attraction - The Shrewsbury Flower Show.

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12A College Hill by Sleep Shrewsbury in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (0.1 miles, 0.2 km)
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The Shrewsbury Hotel in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England3 stars

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.4 km)
Situated 200 metres from Shrewsbury Town Council in Shrewsbury, The Shrewsbury Hotel welcomes guests with a restaurant and bar. Every room includes a flat-screen TV. Each room includes a private bath...
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Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (0.3 miles, 0.6 km)
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Anton Guest House Bed and Breakfast in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England4 stars

Anton Guest House Bed and Breakfast

Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (0.7 miles, 1.1 km)
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The Old Bell in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England (0.7 miles, 1.2 km)
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Ludwick Apartment in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England4 stars

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Nearby travel help

Shrewsbury Station(0.7 miles, 1.1 km)
Yorton Station(6.9 miles, 11.1 km, direction N)
M54 Junction 7(8.7 miles, 14.0 km, direction E)
M54 Junction 6(11.0 miles, 17.8 km, direction E)
Liverpool John Lennon Airport(43.5 miles, 69.9 km, direction N)
Birmingham International Airport(46.2 miles, 74.4 km, direction E)
Shrewsbury to London(139.1 miles, 223.9 km, direction SE)