Activities in Shrewsbury

Days out in Shrewsbury

There are plenty of activities in Shrewsbury to keep you amused and entertained, from attractions to visit to events taking place throughout the year.

Aside from walking and cycling in and around Shrewsbury, you could...

  • Take your family and some friends to swing through the trees at The Adventure Rope Course in the grounds of Albrighton Hotel & Spa.
  • Go for a dip at The Quarry Swimming and Fitness Centre. As well as 4 swimming pools, they also have an outdoor paddling pool in the summer. Or try the Climbing Wall or Bowls Hall at Shrewsbury Sports Village.
  • Get a bird’s eye view of Shrewsbury with a helicopter trip. Heli-trip run 30 minute helicopter tours of our medieval county town showcasing all the best bits.
  • Golf anyone? There are more than a fair few golf courses in around Shrewsbury to perfect your swing. Sandy Lyle and Ian Woosnam both hail from Shropshire and honed their skills on our challenging courses.

Of course, ‘activities’ doesn’t have to mean breaking a sweat - Shropshire is a relaxing county after all. You can simply be active strolling along the River through the Quarry Park, wandering down our ancient shuts and passageways, partaking in some local food and drink, or shopping in Shrewsbury’s independent shops

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