Shrewsbury has much to offer visitors in the way of events, sightseeing, shopping and eateries catering for different budgets.

All this is accessible on your doorstep when you stay with Sleep Shrewsbury.


Take a stroll through Shrewsbury's historic cobbled streets and you might just bump into a statue of the legendary naturalist Charles Darwin.



Whether you decide to eat out or eat in, Shrewsbury has much choice. There are family friendly & romantic restaurants, fast food outlets, coffee shops, traditional pubs and chic bars. Eating in simply doesn't have to be a compromise when you have a delicious food market aswell as high street supermarkets including Waitrose and Marks & Spencer on your doorstep. Every year Shrewsbury celebrates local food, drink & craft producers by hosting a festival in the quarry. For more information on eating out in Shrewsbury, see Eat Shrewsbury.



Shrewsbury has an array of independent boutique shops and retail stores. Here you will find anything from stylish clothing & jewelry to unique antiques down the winding cobbled streets. Within the town there are also three main shopping centres - Darwin, Pride Hill and Riverside have over 100 shops between them.



If entertainment is your thing we have several great options; The Old Market Hall is a vintage style cinema located in the Market Square and the 650 seat Theatre Severn is located on the banks of the River Severn hosting many diverse productions. Families can also enjoy a trip to the Shrewsbury Quarry Swimming Pools or Battlefield Falconry Centre.



There are lots of different venues to choose from in Shrewsbury to suit your individual needs. We have historic churches, modern conference rooms, nightclubs etc.



Shrewsbury provides an ideal base to explore the whole of Shropshire. Attingham Park & Hawkstone Park Follies make for a great family day out. For those serious about walking the Long Mynd is also an option. If you are visiting for a more than a week we would recommend a visit to Ludlow or Market Drayton.