Within reach of many excellent family attractions, hotels in Shrewsbury are the ideal choice for those who want an enjoyable stay with the kids. This part of Shropshire has a fascinating past, so there are plenty of ways to explore and understand what made this part of the country one of the UK's industrial powerhouses. Shrewsbury town centre is wonderfully attractive, a living museum boasting over 600 listed buildings built in the traditional black-and-white timber-framed style. The town itself is also a haven for shoppers, boasting boutiques and independent stores where you can while away the hours browsing for bargains.
Cheap hotels in Shrewsbury
Travelodge Shrewsbury Battlefield is a great budget option within easy reach of Shrewsbury train station and the town centre, as well as Birmingham Airport. With comfortable accommodation and a convenient location, this is an ideal choice if you're looking for a cheap hotel that's not far from the area's other attractions.
Travelodge Shrewsbury Bayston Hill is another great option if you're interested in local history, with Wroxeter Roman City within easy reach.
Things to do near Shrewsbury
Head to Shrewsbury Castle, Museum and Art Gallery to see its wonderful collection of military uniforms, medals and weapons. There are also plenty of child-friendly attractions if you're looking to keep little ones occupied, from artefact handling sessions to behind-the-scenes tours.
If you're football mad then why not take in a game at Shrewsbury Town FC? You can also spend a day at Ironbridge Gorge Museum, where you can see and explore the furnaces, factories, workshops and canals of this important industrial area. It's a living museum, so you'll also get to see craftsmen working in the historic way to fashion wonderful goods out of iron, china and glass.