As the corona virus pandemic continues, Oswestry Borderland Tourism is doing everything we can to showcase our wonderful area whilst encouraging you to follow all the necessary guidelines to limit the impact of the virus.
As we are so close to the Welsh Border, please do check before visiting Oswestry and The Borders as Wales has different restrictions to England.
North Shropshire is lovely at any time of the year and especially in summer so enjoy exploring more of this lovely rural county of ours and discover a county with lots of space for everyone.
We are delighted that our businesses are beginning to re-open and we hope you will visit soon.
If you are a business that welcomes visitors and want to know the latest news and help for tourism businesses you can visit our page here.
You can still get in touch with us by phone : 01691 662753 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where is Oswestry? In Shropshire? Or Wales? Not sure? Want interesting facts about Oswestry? Then read on!
We want you to visit Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales. It’s an individual and friendly market town in North West Shropshire. An ancient town, so close to 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 known 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 cottages, 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.
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