Kids Days Out In Shrewsbury
About Shrewsbury - Set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders, it is one of England's finest medieval market towns. But stuck in the past it is not! The town centre is packed with timber-framed black & white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact it boasts over 600 listed buildings including the Castle, now a regimental museum and the world-famous Shrewsbury Abbey, home of the fictional Brother Cadfael.
Shopping - You will find a huge variety of shops in Shrewsbury. As well as all the usual high street names, there is an amazing range of unique independent retailers. Don't forget to explore the many backstreets and alleyeways - you never know what hidden gems you may find!
Things to do and days out - The magnificent Shrewsbury Castle guards the only land approach and Shrewsbury Abbey Church, founded by the Normans in 1083, is still a place of worship. In more recent times, the Abbey attained worldwide fame as the home of the fictional Brother Cadfael. Shrewsbury was also the birthplace of Charles Darwin and is home to the world famous annual Shrewsbury Flower Show, held in the town's Quarry Park in August.