"A Town in black and white and the best B&B ever" Top 5 Page for this destination Shrewsbury by christine.j
Shrewsbury Travel Guide: 117 reviews and 284 photos
The river Severn makes a loop, forming a sort of peninsula. The historic part of Shrewsbury is inside this loop. There are a few bridges, the two biggest are called the English bridge and the Welsh bridge. From these names you can see that Shrewsbury is very close to the Welsh border.
In the old town there are many! half-timbered houses, in fact, the whole town seems to be black and white.
On the market square there is an interesting line on the ground which shows visitors the loop of the river and remarks on Shrewsbury's past as a trading town. I really liked that, some walk-on explanations.
Usually a B&B or a hotel is a place to sleep when I return tired from sightseeing. Here in Shrewsbury I cut down on my sightseeing to spend more time in the B&B, the Catherine of Aragon.
I'll try to be very calm and objective when writing about in the "hotel" section on this page.
Shrewsbury is very proud of its famous son, Charles Darwin. There is huge statue of him outside the library, a Darwin... more travel advice
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