Living in Shropshire

Shropshire is a beautiful part of the Country, we are close to Wales and Snowdonia National Park and also accessible to a number of Cities.   Shrewsbury & Telford also has excellent transport links.

Shrewsbury

DID YOU KNOW ……..   Shrewsbury has been voted the 8th happiest place to live in the UK (2016) ! click to see why

Shrewsbury is a stunningly beautiful medieval old town which has something for everyone.  The town has a number of highly rated restaurants to satisfy all tastes.  There are also a number of fantastic cocktail bars and nightclubs for those of you looking for nightlife.

Shrewsbury also has Theatre on the river and welcomes some brilliant acts.

shrewsbury

 

 

 

 

Tourist Information

Visit Shrewsbury – www.visitshrewsbury.co.uk

Events – www.visitshrewsbury.co.uk/shrewsbury-events

Shopping – www.visitshrewsbury.co.uk/shrewsbury-shopping

Eating – www.visitshrewsbury.co.uk/shrewsbury-food-and-drink

Telford

Telford is a relatively new town, The South Water development has recently opened within Telford Town Centre and a number of fantastic Restaurants and Bars are now open for you to visit after you have spent a day visiting the excellent Shopping Centre.  Telford Town Centre also has 2 Cinemas, an Ice Rink and a fantastic park that welcomes a number of seasonal events.

Telford is also known as the Birthplace of Industry and is famous worldwide for its Ironbridge.

ironbridge

Tourist Information

Discover Telford – www.discovertelford.co.uk

Events – www.discovertelford.co.uk/discover

Telford Town Centre – www.discovertelford.co.uk/Visit/telford-town-centre

Wales
Bethesda landscape - PM Photography (C)

Shropshire borders Mid Wales and Snowdonia National Park is on your doorstep.

There are some beautiful beaches and seaside towns and for those of you that are a bit more adventurous you can try your hand a rock climbing, cave roping and mountaineering

Tourist Information

Discover Mid Wales http://www.visitmidwales.co.uk/destination/Newtown.aspx

Discover North Wales http://www.gonorthwales.co.uk/

Discover Snowdonia http://www.visitsnowdonia.info/

City Life

Shrewsbury & Telford are closer than  you think to some of the best cities in the United Kingdom
Birmingham is a short drive or train journey (approx. 45 mins)
Manchester is accessible by car or train }
Liverpool has everything, great bars, great restaurant and lots to see and do.  If you get chance visit the Beatles Museum, its well work a visit!
Chester is great for shopping and has a more laid back feel to Birmingham, Manchester or Liverpool.  Chester also has a Race Course which is a brilliant day out – the City comes alive on race days.

 

Transport Links

Shrewsbury & Telford are both easily accessible by Public Transport and both Hospital Sites  are near major Motorways for those of you that are commuting to work.