Do you know where Oswestry is? In Shropshire? Or Wales? Not sure?
Oswestry is a friendly market town in North West Shropshire but so close to Wales that you can enjoy exploring both sides of the border when you visit.
Begin 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.
There is so much more to see and do in 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.
Come for a day or two or stay longer. 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?
Just visiting for the day then you’ll want to know the best places to eat and drink. Why not bring your dog with you? Lots of places in Oswestry and The Borderlands welcome pets.
Still not sure if Oswestry is in Shropshire or Wales? North, south, east and west – Shropshire, England or North Wales – whichever direction you want to go, enjoy discovering Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales.
North & West: Old Oswestry Hill Fort, Pontcysyllte and Chirk Aqueducts and Canal World Heritage site, Llangollen, National Trust properties at Chirk and Erddig, Wrexham.
North & East: Whittington Castle, Park Hall Countryside Experience, The Venue and New Saints Football Club, Ellesmere, Hawkstone Follies.
South & East: The British Ironworks, Melverley Church, Nesscliffe, Shrewsbury and River Severn
South & West: Llanymynech, Rodney’s Pillar, Welshpool and Llanfair Railway, Lake Vyrnwy, Powis Castle, Llanrhaeadr Waterfall.