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)

  • Feb

    09

    Evolution explored- A Magnum Photos Exhibition

    Inspired by Shrewsbury's links to Charles Darwin, this outdoor exhibition opens up the theme of evolution through the...

  • Apr

    01

    The Big Busk

    Shrewsbury town centre will be filled with music throughout the day, performed by a wide range of musical talent....

  • Apr

    01

    Shrewsbury Flea Market

    SHREWSBURY FLEA is a fabulous mixture of Antiques and collectables, antique furniture, vintage clothing & fabrics,...

  • Apr

    03

    Easter Holidays

    This Easter you are invited to join in with our easter themed activities including the famous Easter Egg hunt across our...

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