This is Oswestry and here is all the information you will need before you visit.
Where is Oswestry? In Shropshire? Or Wales? Not sure?
Oswestry is an individual and friendly market town in North West Shropshire. An ancient town, so close to the border with Wales that you can enjoy exploring both sides of the border when you visit. From our 3000 year old beginnings at Old Oswestry, the iron age hill fort to today’s lively and traditional market town, we invite you to discover this little know corner of England – you will be very welcome.
Spend the day in Oswestry Town. Explore the specialist indie shops, weekly indoor and outdoor markets, lots of café culture, the stunning town park and Cambrian Heritage Railways – all in the town centre. You’ll find the friendly atmosphere makes your visit to Oswestry quite special.
Stay longer to explore Oswestry and the Borderlands. Visit Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site, Whittington and National Trust Chirk Castles, the British Ironwork Centre, Park Hall Countryside Experience, Welshpool and Llanfair Heritage Railways, The New Saints Football Club . The list of amazing places, so close to our market town, goes on and on.
Find out what’s on, there are so many fantastic events. Don’t miss the Hot Air Balloon Carnival and Oswestry Show in August or the Food and Drink Festival in July.
If you are looking for a great place to stay, try Oswestry hotels, B&Bs, self catering, campsites, caravan sites and glamping. You can book online or why not phone to speak to a real person?
Are you looking for a dream wedding venue? Oswestry & the Borderlands have beautiful and unusual places to get married – a castle or a steam railway or maybe somewhere more traditional like a luxurious borderland hotel?
Staying over or just visiting for the day then you’ll want to know the best places to eat and drink. Pets are welcome in Oswestry and The Borderlands so why not bring your dog too?
Still not sure if Oswestry is in Shropshire or Wales? North, south, east and west – Shropshire, England or North or Mid Wales. Whichever direction you want to go, enjoy discovering the best places to visit in Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales.
North East Wales: Old Oswestry Hill Fort, Pontcysyllte and Chirk Aqueducts and Canal World Heritage site, Llangollen, National Trust properties at Chirk and Erddig, Wrexham.
North Shropshire: Whittington Castle, Park Hall Countryside Experience, The Venue and New Saints Football Club, Ellesmere, Hawkstone Follies.
Towards Shrewsbury & Ironbridge : The British Ironworks, Melverley Church, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury and River Severn, Ironbridge Gorge Museums.
Welshpool and into Mid Wales: Llanymynech, Rodney’s Pillar, Welshpool and Llanfair Railway, Lake Vyrnwy, Powis Castle, Llanrhaeadr Waterfall.
To keep up-to-date with everything Oswestry follow our Facebook and Instagram pages.