Many of Shropshire’s most interesting sights are within easy driving distance of Shrewsbury, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fabulous St. Mary's Church and the ever-popular Shrewsbury Castle. Two other interesting attractions within a short distance of Shrewsbury are Shrewsbury Abbey and Ironbridge Museum.
You’ll find plenty of unique cultural attractions in and around Shrewsbury. Visit the various museums and galleries of the Coalport China Museum in Telford.
Set aside a couple of hours and head to the Shifnal Golf Club in Shifnal. Grab your lucky putter and tee off.
Browse the boutiques and do some people-watching in some of the nearby shopping hotspots such as the Maws Craft Centre in Telford.
Sports fanatics should book tickets for Greenhous Meadow to see the Shrewsbury Town F.C. taking on visiting rivals. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of blue and yellow, as local soccer lovers come together to support their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere convenient to base yourself in Shrewsbury is simple. Whether you’re staying for a night or a few weeks check out the Telford Whitehouse Hotel, the Park Inn by Radisson Telford, and the Holiday Inn Express Shrewsbury.