The links below are for sites that may be of interest to visitors to our website. It is not, and is not intended to be, an exhaustive list of the various attractions and places of interest in Shrewsbury

The 1403 Farm Shop and Cafe is close the battlefield; it also offers an exhibition (free) that is related to the Battle of Shrewsbury

The website for Arriva Buses provides information and timetables for the buses that run within Shrewsbury and around the county of Shropshire

The Barnabus Community Church is intended for people who have a common Christian faith rather than a specific denomination

Detailed information about the battle and the battlefield that took place to the north of Shrewsbury in 1403

Best of Shrewsbury is a guide for information on local businesses, with a mission to help people find reputable independent shops and services

Better Shrewsbury Transport is a campaign group that opposes the construction of the proposed North West Relief Road (see below for a link to the proposal)

The Canal Trust was set up in 2000 to return the Shrewsbury and Newport Canals back to navigation and to inform about the history of the canals 

A site that allows you to explore and discover the history of Shropshire, along with its archaeology and landscape

The site of the Friends of the Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, which is the architectural precursor to the modern skyscraper

The Greenhous West Mid showground provides a venue for all sorts of different events, ranging from the Shropshire County Show to the Shrewsbury Folk Festival

The indoor market hall has a range of stalls and shops from local producers and retailers, and includes several eateries and takeaways

Shrewsbury’s Old Market Hall, located in the Square, is a cafe and a cinema, providing refreshments and a range of past and current films

Shropshire Council’s online planning register allows you to view all current and many historic planning applications

Provides information and more about businesses, accommodation, leisure, events and much more in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury Railway Heritage Trust looks to preserve and promote the rich railway history of Shrewsbury and the surrounding area

Shropshire Council’s plan for a North West Relief Road, also outlining the case for construction and providing further information about the planned road

Sabrina is a three-deck, modern passenger boat that provides trips along the River Severn from March to the end of October

The site for advanced searches of the various collections catalogues and the archives for the history of Shropshire

The Severn Tree Trust seeks to promote and protect the local trees whilst also looking to plant new trees and woodland

The site for news and information about Shrewsbury’s Norman abbey, founded in 1083 by Roger de Montgomery

The Shrewsbury Baptist Church is based in Crowmere Road; Palmer’s not-for-profit coffee shop on Claremont Street is affiliated to the Baptist Church, occupying the one-time church in the town centre

The site for Shrewsbury’s Roman Catholic Cathedral, which was commissioned by the 16th Earl of Shrewsbury and opened in 1856

Information about the castle in Shrewsbury, including the Shropshire Regimental Museum (a subpage of the SM&AG website)

Shrewsbury Colleges Group offers a range of post-16 courses, comprising A Levels, vocational courses, apprenticeships and other options

The web site for Shrewsbury’s oldest surviving ancient guild, which has a Royal Charter that dates back to 1462

A site providing up-to-date news and information about what’s on in Shrewsbury and in the surrounding area

The site for one of the country’s premier flower shows, which is held annually in Shrewsbury’s Quarry in mid-August

Located at the Greenhous West Mid Showground, the Folk Festival brings in a range of local, national and international folk artists over the August Bank Holiday

Another event that is held in the Quarry, the Food Festival seeks to showcase a range of different local food and drink producers

A site that focuses on interesting stories from the town’s past. It is not intended to be a comprehensive history of the town

The now-defunct prison on the Dana (completed 1793) is an attraction offering tours and other activities and experiences

The website for Shrewsbury Rugby Club, including information about the club and for forthcoming matches and events

The Town Council works for the town of Shrewsbury. It has a total of 17 councillors and is chaired by a Town Mayor

The website for Shrewsbury Town Football Club, including information about forthcoming matches and how to get tickets

The University of the Third Age in Shrewsbury is open to all and provides educational interest and opportunity for those no longer in full-time employment

Shrewsbury United Reformed Church welcomes all Christians and their friends; it also offers a number of opportunities for groups as well as a variety of events

The website for Shropshire Archaeology and History, which looks to document and preserve the county’s rich archaeological heritage

Shropshire Council is the local authority for Shropshire, excluding Telford and Wrekin. It is a unitary authority

The Shropshire branch  of the  Countryside Charity, formerly known as the Campaign to Protect Rural England

The Star is Shropshire’s leading evening newspaper, providing a range of local news items, opinions and sport

Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery – displaying information, art and artefacts about the history of Shropshire

Shrewsbury Sports Village at Sundorne provides the opportunity anf facilities for a wide range of sporting and fitness activities

One of Shrewsbury’s oldest churches, dating back to around the year 900 when it was possibly founded by Aethelflaed, Lady of the Mercians

Shrewsbury’s round church, which was opened in 1792 after its predecessor (known now as Old St Chad’s) collapsed in 1788

St Mary’s Church has the tallest spire of the Shrewsbury churches and a history that dates back to Anglo-Saxon times

The Gateway Education and Arts Centre provides several educational courses and art galleries, along with other facilities such as its coffee shop and private room hire 

The Hive celebrates arts, culture and creativity. It has a mission to provide a base for young people to develop their creative and artistic skills

The prime location for live performances and much more, including live screenings, talks and social gatherings

Trainline provides up-to-date timetable information on train travel across the country, plus it allows for the online purchase of tickets that can save money

Transport for Wales provides train services for much of Shropshire and beyond, as well as for Wales. (Train information can also be found on other sites)

The Unitarian Church in High Street was founded in 1662. It is the church that was attended by a young Charles Darwin during his early years in Shrewsbury

University Centre Shrewsbury offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and also provides a variety of public events

This is the website of the Victoria County History (Shropshire) and provides a very in-depth history of the county. Not all of its publications are on-line

The official website for Shropshire Tourism, this site provides information that assists any plan to visit the county

West Midlands Railway provides train services for for the stopping service between Shrewsbury and the West Midlands. (Train information can also be found on other sites)

A fascinating site with information and images taken in and around Shrewsbury about areas that are not usually seen by either locals or tourists

All information was correct at the time of upload. Shrewsbury Civic Society can accept no responsibility for changes to any website linked to above or for the content on any of the sites listed