Stratford-upon-Avon and the Heart of England Sights

Shrewsbury Castle

  • Castle Gates Map It
  • Shrewsbury
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Guarding the northern approaches to the town, the sandstone castle rises over the River Severn at the bottom of Pride Hill. Originally Norman, it was dismantled during the civil war and later rebuilt by Thomas Telford, the Scottish engineer who designed many notable buildings and bridges in the early 19th century. Military history buffs will enjoy the Shropshire Regimental Museum based in the castle, although there's enough history about the area and its people thrown in to satisfy even the casually interested. The numerous benches in the gardens are good for a quiet sit-down.

Sight Information

Address:

Castle Gates, Shrewsbury, SY1 2AT, England

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Phone:

01743-358516

Sight Details:

  • £3; grounds free

Published 08/30/2016

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