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Shrewsbury Walking Tours

Discover Shrewsbury’s medieval with our guided walking tours. Meeting at 2:15pm under the Clive of India Statue, dive straight in and explore the history and buildings of Shrewsbury during a 90 minute walk around this historic town.

Let by knowledgeable and passionate local guides, each walking tour offers a unique perspective of over 1100 years of history, highlighting key landmarks, hidden gems and lesser-known anecdotes that breathe life into Shrewsbury.  Whether you’re a history enthusiast eager to delve into the town’s historical roots or a culture seeker intrigued by it’s literary connections, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

The daily walking tours will start in the Square every afternoon from 1st May and take approximately 90 minutes.  For those wishing to explore the town from both land and water, Sabrina Tours are offering an exclusive Boat Trip and Walking Tour Discount Ticket. This discounted ticket offers participants the opportunity to embark on a journey that combines the best of both worlds – a leisurely boat trip along the picturesque River Severn followed by a captivating, guided walking tour through the charming streets of Shrewsbury. Sabrina boat runs on the hour, 11am – 4pm, daily. Providing live commentary of the history along the river, as well as table service and refreshments.


  • Dog friendly
  • Group visits available
Winter sunrise from the Wrekin ❤️ 

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Embark on a journey through Ludlow's enchanting streets on a sunny Saturday market day! 🌞✨ 

Witness the lively atmosphere as local traders bring colors and flavors to the scene. Explore quaint independent shops, bask in the aromatic charm of cafes, and savor culinary delights at local restaurants. 

Ludlow's picturesque streets are a canvas of culture waiting to be explored! 🛍️🍽️ 

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"🏰✨ Dive into the heart of Shrewsbury's Castle Quarter – the epicenter of history and grandeur! 🏰 Home to four of the town's largest historic treasures – Shrewsbury Castle, Library, Prison, and Train Station. 

Did you know Shrewsbury Castle's foundations were laid in 1083 by the 1st Earl of Shrewsbury, Roger de Montgomery? 
Montgomery, a cousin of William the Conqueror, earned this castle and more as a thank-you for his aid during the Norman conquest.

From royal stronghold to a 16th-century transformation, Shrewsbury Castle has quite the story. Now, it stands majestically, housing the Shropshire Regimental Museum. 👑🏰 Ready to step into the pages of history?

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