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Festival Drayton Centre
Oct 24th 2021 10:00am - 4:00pm

Market Drayton Winter Fair

Market Drayton Winter Fair is back!   Join us on Sunday 24th October 2021 at The Festival Drayton Centre, right in the centre of the lovely market town of Market […]

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Shropshire welcomes… lovers of market towns

A key ingredient in what makes Shropshire so enticing to visit is its many historic market towns. The towns are all different in look and feel of course. For one thing, some are large and others are tiny. However, typically they all boast vibrant communities with lots of eye-catching old buildings housing an incredible variety […]

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Shropshire

Shropshire's Markets

List of Shropshire’s Markets Visit Shropshire’s markets and enjoy each individual Shropshire town. Bishop’s Castle Bishop’s Castle Town Hall hosts a flea market on the first Saturday of the month, and a farmers’ market on the third Saturday. Bridgnorth Bridgnorth holds a market along the high street and beneath the Town Hall on Fridays and […]

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Shropshire Welcomes… Lovers of Food and Drink

With its farming heritage and fertile countryside, Shropshire is a slice of heaven for foodies. Outstanding food producers abound. You are spoilt for choice for places to stock up on local produce, from delis to butchers and farm shops to markets. This is true right across the county, and not just in the picturesque market […]

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Road changes in Shropshire market towns

We’re putting in place measures to ensure that people can safely and easily visit and navigate the county’s market towns in line with social distancing regulations and latest guidance from government. The development of these measures has been derived from town centre visits and discussions with councillors, town and parish councils, business improvement districts, chambers […]

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Shropshire Parking & Car Parks

Before you get stuck into all the amazing things to do in Shropshire, we know what you’ll all be thinking: But where can we park, how much will it cost and how can we pay? Maybe you won’t all be thinking that, but driving into a rural county can be daunting so it’s always nice […]

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Jubilee weekend at Shrewsbury Market Hall

Shrewsbury Market Hall is marking the Jubilee festivities with themed attractions and a late night event. Shoppers have the chance of winning one of three luxury Jubilee market hampers, children can enjoy a Royal Discovery Trail and festival crown workshops are running all week. “The market will be operating its normal opening hours throughout the […]

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Shrewsbury

The Market Hall

Often described as a “gem in Shrewsbury’s crown”, the town’s national award-winning Market Hall is well worth a visit for its vibrant blend of delicious street food, unique cafes, boutique stalls, arts and crafts, fresh local produce and much more.  There’s even an artisan gin bar well stocked with more than 100 craft gins. Spy […]

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Shropshire Welcomes ... you to our glorious gardens

Shropshire is not only a deeply rural corner of England, of rolling hills, ancient woodland and great swathes of prime farmland. The county is also blessed with a plethora of beautiful landscaped parks and spectacular gardens, many of which come with long and interesting histories. We’ve picked out below the best parks and gardens you […]

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Colehurst Lake, Colehurst
Jul 29th 2021 8:00am - 5:00pm

Family Float Fishing Match Day - July

Time & Location 29 Jul, 08:00 – 17:00 BST Market Drayton, Colehurst, Market Drayton TF9 2JD, UK About the Event Family Float Fishing Match Day Limited tickets, which must be […]

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Shropshire welcomes… off-the-beaten-track explorers

In A Shropshire Lad, a collection of poems published in 1896, AE Housman wrote: “Clunton and Clunbury, Clungunford and Clun, are the quietest places under the sun.” Some 125 years later, down in this idyllic, out-of-the-way corner of south-west Shropshire, it is still very quiet indeed.   The same is true across much of the […]

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Shropshire can’t offer city breaks as such, as the county doesn’t have any cities! But Shrewsbury, the county’s capital, is a hugely rewarding place for a town break. Its compact centre is almost completely surrounded by a very scenic loop of the River Severn and is packed with historic buildings, particularly from the Tudor and […]

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