Set amidst the glorious Shropshire countryside, Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire, is one of England's finest historic market towns. Black and white timber mansions dating back to the 1400's line the narrow medieval cobbled streets of the town centre, among the finest of these being Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery. Visitors will find a wide selection of specialist shops, including antique centres and art galleries spread throughout the historic central area.
However, Shrewsbury has plenty by way of modern entertainment, too, courtesy of its cinema and theatre. Explore beautiful parks and gardens and take advantage of twenty miles-worth of cycle routes, or get out and about on foot by enjoying the many and varied walks and treks. Moreover, when you need to relax and unwind, call in at one of the area's popular old-style inns, traditional pubs or modern restaurants and select from a range of cosmopolitan cuisine. Should you be fortunate to arrive in August you will be able to visit the world famous annual Shrewsbury Flower Show, held in the town's Quarry Park.
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