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Shrewsbury Visitor Information

Open space where you can slow the pace. Historic places with famous steps to retrace. Discover heritage and culture in Shropshire and make sure Shrewsbury’s your base. Plan your visit to Shrewsbury with tourism information.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Theatre Severn

Visitor Information Centre

For all Visitor Enquiries, guide books, gifts, tickets and tour guides, please contact the Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre in the Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery.

Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre
The Square

Telephone: 01743 258888
Email: [email protected]
Twitter: @ShrewsVIC

Getting here

Shrewsbury is approximately 3.5 hours from London, 1.5 – 2 hours from Manchester and 1 hour from Birmingham. Find detailed travel information here.


Wandering around the wonders of Shrewsbury is one of the best ways to see the sites. Meet up with Shrewsbury's team of tour guides for an expert amble. Find out more information about tours in Shrewsbury here.

Finding your way around

With so many hidden gems set within Shrewsbury’s shutts and passages, a town map is an essential item. Pick up a map from the dispensers around the town, Shrewsbury Library, the Visitor Information Centre in the Square or many local businesses. Alternatively, download the map below.

Disabled visitors

Find out about disabled parking on the Travel Information page. 

Download the town map