The Quarry Park in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is fortunate to have its own 29-acre parkland known as The Quarry. Throughout the year you’ll find a host events taking place at The Quarry Park, including The Carnival, Shrewsbury Regatta and Dragon Boat Racing to name just a few.

At its centre lies The Dingle, a formal floral masterpiece created by world renowned gardener Percy Thrower of Blue Peter fame - during his 28 years here as our Parks Superintendent. It’s a beautiful sunken garden landscaped with alpine borders, colourful bedding plants, shrubbery and water features.



Events (Ongoing and Upcoming)

  • Aug

    25

    Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    A four day event with entertainment for all age groups to celebrate the tradition of folk music and dance. Whilst the...

  • Aug

    26

    Shrewsbury Fake Festival

    The Fake Festival is coming to Shrewsbury on Saturday 26th August bringing 3 professional ‘touring-grade’...

  • Aug

    27

    Pretty Woman Open Air Cinema

    A fantastic opportunity to see a classic film in a stunning outdoor location. Doors and bar open at 6:30pm. There will...

  • Sep

    02

    A Night in the Dana - Prison Sleepover

    Immersive Events, in conjunction with Jailhouse Tours, are bringing you the only way to spend a night in a cell! That...

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