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


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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