All Attractions

  • St Oswald’s Well

    Oswald’s Well. Legend states that King Oswald was killed in battle against King Penda at the Battle of Maserfield an Eagle later lifted, flew and then dropped his arm at this site from whence a spring of water has since bubbled.

  • Brownhill House Garden

    Brownhill House Garden is an unusual garden set on the steep river bank  of the River Perry in Ruyton XI Towns. The unusual aspect makes this a distinctive and truly unique garden and it has been lovingly created by us over 35 years. Unlike many in the modern trend, it is also Read more [...]

  • Blacksculpt

    Custom made sculpture and decorative ironwork by local blacksmith Annie Stokes A range of items are available to view and buy at Oswestry Visitor & Exhibition Centre.

  • Jones’ Rough

    A little hazel and yew woodland which rises to scree and cliffs with spectacular views into Wales. Offa’s Dyke Path runs through the reserve. Location: above the village of Nantmawr 3km west of Llynclys. Grid ref; SJ247 247. For more information contact the Shropshire Wildlife Trust on 01743 241691.

  • Oswestry Framing

    Welcome to Oswestry Framing: Your local framing specialist! We are here to serve you. Whether you are a private client with a small item to frame, or a large corporate customer, you will receive the same impeccable service. We are always pleased to see you and you will find our high Read more [...]

  • Erddig Hall near Wrexham

    Unique ‘upstairs downstairs’ property, most interesting are the kitchens, laundry, bake house, stables, sawmill & smithy used by the servants. The stunning staterooms display most of their original 18th & 19th century furniture. The large walled garden has been restored to its 18th century formal design.

  • Oswestry Racecourse Common

    On the B4580 Road to Llansilin from Oswestry, the Racecourse Common was a popular venue for horse racing until 1848.  The figure of eight circuit is about mile and half long and offers spectacular views over Shropshire & Wales. Offa’s Dyke path runs along side part of the South Common. Read more [...]

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    Park Hall Countryside Experience

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    Bring the Oswestry brochure and get 15% discount

    Visit Park Hall Countryside Experience. This award winning farm park is on the edge of Oswestry and is an all weather family attraction. Get involved with the animals whether it’s time with small animals or lamb feeding.  From early Spring through to Christmas there are great seasonal activities. Get active Read more [...]

  • Rowanthorn

    Rowanthorn is an eclectic gift shop and clothing shop, located the lovely Shropshire Market Town of Oswestry, on the Welsh border – specialising in ethnic and fair-trade clothing, scarves, unusual gifts, incense, religious icons and so much more!   We are also Oswestry’s Ticket Office for concerts and other events. Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Town Museum

    Oswestry Town Museum tells the history of the town through the stories of local people. With a range of objects and exhibitions, including the old jail door, a timeline of the town’s history, and natural history exhibits. A new exhibition for 2018 looks at love letters written between two soldiers Read more [...]

  • The Montgomery Canal

    Wildlife thrives along the Montgomery Canal. It is one of the most important canals in the country for nature, much of it is a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the Welsh section is of international importance, designated a Special Area of Conservation for its aquatic plants. The canal is Read more [...]

  • Garden Centre @ Derwen

    Pop in to the Garden Centre @Derwen for seasonal plants, seeds, gifts, cards and gardening tools. You will also find plenty of helpful advice from staff and see Horticulture students busy at work. Look out for our range of products with the DC Handmade stamp on. This range has been Read more [...]

  • Chirk Castle

    A magnificent marcher fortress built by Roger Mortimer over 700 years ago – during the reign of King Edward I. It was bought by Sir Thomas Myddelton in 1595, and was then owned by the Myddelton family for over 400 years. Extensive work has been done over generations of Myddelton Read more [...]

  • Petworld

    Ever since 1978, Petworld has been serving Oswestry customers with the finest range of pet foods and products available. Our large shop is right on Festival Square and you can park outside. We stock an excellent range of gifts for pet owners and pet lovers.

  • Llanymynech rocks

    Species rich grassland, dominated by spectacular disused limestone quarries. Mixed woodland and wonderful views. Offa’s Dyke path runs through the reserve. Great archaeological interest for limestone quarry industrial relics. Location: Pant village, west of A483, car park at end of Underhill Lane. Grid ref SJ 267 218. For more information Read more [...]

  • Llynclys Common

    A large mixed reserve with limestone grassland along the spine of the hill, flanked by scrub and established woodland. Location: 5km south of Oswestry, park in parking area down lane opposite the Lime Kiln pub and walk up nearby bridleway. Grid ref SJ 273 237. For more information contact the Read more [...]

  • Cambrian Heritage Railways & Museum

    Cambrian Heritage Railways and Museum. Heritage Trains operate in Oswestry & Llynclys. There are plans to reopen the entire 8 mile route which will see trains running for the first time since the 1960’s from Gobowen – Blodwell, Llynclys & Pant. Both railways are open weekends/Bank Holidays from April-October. Train Read more [...]

  • Booka Bookshop

    We are an independent bookshop and cafe in the thriving border market town of Oswestry in Shropshire. With a great selection of books, distinctive cards and gifts, and a cafe selling coffee, teas and delicious homemade cakes, the book-buying experience has never been so good!

  • Shrewsbury

    Set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders, it is one of England’s finest medieval market towns. But stuck in the past it is not! The town centre is packed with timber-framed black & white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact it boasts over 600 listed buildings Read more [...]

  • Qube

    Qube Art Gallery and Gifts: Visit Oswestry-based Qube Gallery for an exciting, year-round programme of exhibitions, events and arts and crafts courses. The contemporary art gallery also has a range of affordable, original and unique items on sale by Shropshire artists and makers, such as jewellery, ceramics, glassware and handmade books. Read more [...]

  • Cambrian House Emporium

    Stalls of Antiques, Collectables, Period Furniture, Kitchenalia, Painted Furniture, Arts & Crafts all under one roof. Coffee shop.. Open 7 days a week. Spaces still available to rent. Ample FREE parking. Cafe has 5* hygiene rating.

  • Techniquest Glyndŵr

    Techniquest Glyndŵr is an all-weather all year round family day out with a difference. A science discovery centre based in Wrexham North Wales where everybody has fun with live science shows, over 75 interactive exhibits and knowledgeable and friendly staff.

  • Tanat Valley Light Railway

    The Tanat Valley Light Railway Company own almost 2 miles of this historically important section of local railway history. It is the last remaining section of the ‘Old Potts’ which ran in its heyday from the Abbey station in Shrewsbury out to Criggion, Llanymynech and Nant Mawr, because this section Read more [...]

  • Offa Events

    OFFA EVENTS has a programme of regular live concerts, mainly featuring musicians from the Celtic nations. For over fifteen years we’ve been bringing big names to the Oswestry area. Dave Andrews is also the author of several books including The Oswestry Round, Gobowen to Everest and his latest Wilfred Owen Read more [...]

  • Honeysuckle Whole Food Co-operative

    Honeysuckle is a Whole Foods Co-operative, we have been in Church Street right opposite the church for over 40 years. We specialise in fresh, organic produce, speciality food items and Oswestry’s largest collection of loose leaf teas.

  • Eckford Sweet Pea Show

    The SWEET PEA SHOW is held in WEM each year in July, to celebrate the close association the town has with sweet peas, which all started over 100 years ago. The link dates back in fact to 1888 when the world famous hybridist HENRY ECKFORD moved to Wem to continue Read more [...]

  • Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod

    The Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod has welcomed the world to Wales every summer since 1947. Each year around 4,000 performers from over 35 countries converge on Llangollen, a picturesque Welsh town, to sing and dance in a unique combination of music, dance and international peace and friendship. The event began Read more [...]

  • Heritage Open Days

    Heritage Open Days take place every September and they are England’s biggest festival of history. Oswestry celebrates them with a huge programme of events and visits – many that are not available for the rest of the year.  At the Visitor Centre we have an exhibition about Wilfred Owen, Barbara Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Hillfort (Old Oswestry)

    Old Oswestry Hill Fort – this spectacular, dramatic & mysterious 3,000-year-old hill fort marks the beginning of one of Britain’s oldest settlements, Oswestry. Old Oswestry was built and occupied during the Iron Age (800 BC to AD 43) and is one of the best-preserved hill forts in Britain. It is Read more [...]

  • The Venue

    Lots to do for all the family at The Venue. Bowling, keep fit, soft play area, football, venue hire and restaurants.

  • Oswestry Walking Tours

    Every Saturday morning, April to September, join our guides for a tour of the town. Learn about plagues, fires, battles, riots and how the coming of the railway changed the economy of Oswestry. Organised groups (daytime/evening) can be booked by phoning 01691 662753 and asking for a booking form.

  • Shrewsbury Flower Show

    Today’s Flower Show features, T.V. personalities, celebrity Chefs, singers and spectacular arena acts entertain the crowds for 12 hours on each day of the show, ending with a magnificent firework display. This year chefs Levi Roots ( Friday) & Matt Tebbutt ( Saturday) will be entertaining the crowds. Chris Beardshaw Read more [...]

  • Welshpool 1940’s Weekend

    Planning is underway for Welshpool 1940s weekend 2019 to be held from 27th – 29th September inclusive. So get yourselves ready to transport yourself back to the 1940s and imagine you are in a small town were evacuated children are arriving from the major industrial towns of the North West, Read more [...]

  • The Willow Gallery and Willow Eatery

    A fantastic bright and spacious art gallery and cafe with national and local exhibitions that bring an eclectic mix of artists to the town. creative workshops throughout the year. Good shop selling original and local hand made crafts.

  • Ironbridge Gorge Museums

    Ironbridge Gorge Museums 10 Award Winning Attractions in a World Heritage Site. Where will your visit take you? A World Heritage Site and the beating heart of the Industrial Revolution, Ironbridge is home to ten amazing museums that make an unforgettable experience. Rocket yourself back to the age of steam Read more [...]

  • Clwyd Veteran And Vintage Machinery Show

    Clwyd Veteran and Vintage Machinery Society Ltd are pleased to announce that THE ANNUAL VINTAGE VEHICLE AND MACHINERY RALLY AND CRAFT SHOW will once again take place on SATURDAY 16th and SUNDAY 17th JUNE 2018 at the Oswestry Showground, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 4TB. Sections including Steam Engines; Vintage Commercial Vehicles, Read more [...]

  • Breidden Hill & Rodney’s Pillar

    The Breidden Hills are an isolated group of three peaks above the right bank of the River Severn about 6 miles north east of Welshpool. The Breidden Hill is a volcanic feature, which dominates the area and stands over 1200ft high. Footpaths lead up to the summit with wonderful views Read more [...]

  • Craig Sychtyn

    Woodland with hazel coppice; mature woodland with pockets of herb-rich grassland. Unusual woodland flora includes stinking iris. Location: 7km south west of Oswestry, hard to find – map needed. Grid Ref SJ232 255. For more information contact the Shropshire Wildlife Trust on 01743 241691

  • Oswestry Country Market

    Oswestry Country Market is a showcase for local producers, incorporating great value fresh produce including cakes, preserves, pickles, fresh eggs. Also hand knitted and craft items and a wide selection of locally grown garden plants. The market runs every Wednesday morning between 8am and 1pm and is situated in the Read more [...]

  • Llanrhaeadr Waterfall

    At 240ft Llanrhaeadr (Tan-y-Pistyll) Waterfall is the highest waterfall in England or Wales. Wonderful rock formations. Footpaths up to the top of the waterfall. Parking and coffee shop on site. Location: Follow signs from the centre of Llanrhaeadr on the B4396.

  • Hawkstone Park Follies

    The Follies is an historic woodland fantasy with cliffs, crags, caves, deep woods and a series of extraordinary monuments built over 200 years ago. After years of neglect the magical landscape was lovingly restored and reopened in 1993. Parts of the park and the main walking routes contains several flights Read more [...]

  • Melverley Church

    St. Peters Church at Melverley on the River Severn has been a place of Christian worship for about 1000 years. The current church was built and in use by 1406 and the font almost certainly dates to back to Saxon times.  The church is made with local Melverley oak and the Read more [...]

  • Whittington Castle

    12th century moated castle in the centre of the village of Whittington. Free access to grounds.  Open all year.Tea room. Open Wednesday to Sunday during Summer and Thursday to Sunday during Winter, 10-4pm. Special events all trough the summer – living history re-enacments, live outdoor theatre, ghost tours. Unusual wedding venue Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Food and Drink Festival

    The Oswestry Food & Drink Festival is being brought to life by a small band of local people who simply want to provide a brilliant opportunity, over 2 (blissfully sunny days – we hope) to showcase the amazing food and talent in and around Oswestry and the Borders – and Read more [...]

  • Lake Vyrnwy Tourism Association

    Just on the edge of The Snowdonia National Park and south of Lake Bala, Lake Vyrnwy is set amidst the remote and beautiful Berwyn Mountains. With spectacular waterfalls, and unspoilt open countryside, a visit to Lake Vyrnwy is a wonderful day out for all the family. A short drive from Read more [...]

  • Artisans Lake Vyrnwy

    It doesn’t matter whether you’re in the mood for a walk, a bike ride, bird watching, or simply a day of leisure – Lake Vyrnwy has something for everyone. Once here, Artisans Coffee Shop is well worth a visit. Whether you’re looking for a morning coffee and cake, a light Read more [...]

  • Castle Bank

    Castle bank is all that remains of an imposing castle, which served to defend the town, & formed an important link in the chain of Norman defence along the Welsh border. There is a spectacular view of the town from the top.

  • Shlurp- Milkshake and Smoothie Bar

    Shlurp! is an independent family-run milkshake and smoothie bar, specialising in thick ice-cream shakes which combine your favourite chocolate bar with ice-cream to create the ultimate in indulgent drinking experiences. Conveniently located near the main entrance to Cae Glas park we also serve a range of fruit and vegetable smoothies, Read more [...]

  • Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway

    Welcome to the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway. Opened in 1903 to link the market town of Welshpool to the rural community of Llanfair Caereinion, this 2 foot 6 inch narrow gauge steam railway now provides a tourist service for all the family and a welcome change from the rush Read more [...]

  • Graham Mitchell Artist & Photographer

    Graham Mitchell crafts jewellery in wood, gemstones, and found items. His work requires a detailed knowledge of the structure and properties of the materials and how they interact. The shapes and patterns are inspired by the natural landscape, but evolve as each piece is hand worked. Each piece is unique Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Markets

    Oswestry is a market town and that means regular weekly indoor and outdoor markets right in the centre of town and a programme of speciality markets all through the year. The last Friday in each month is the Artisan market, the stalls spread right down Bailey Street into the centre Read more [...]

  • Borderland Visual Arts – BVA

    Next Group Event: – Open Studios June 9th 10th 16th 17th Calendar of BVA Events All Year: OSWESTRY LIBRARY. Each month, members of the BVA present an exhibition of new work     Borderland Visual Arts, a thriving artists’ community based in Oswestry and the Borders, was formed in 1999. Read more [...]

  • Llangollen Railway

    Llangollen Railway is the only standard gauge heritage railway in North Wales. We are located beside the historic Dee Bridge (built in 1345) in the centre of Llangollen town. The journey is a relaxing 10 miles travelling through the stunning Dee Valley to the lovely town of Corwen the cross Read more [...]

  • Andrew Logan Museum of Sculpture

    “The nicest and friendliest Museum in the UK” – visitor ALMoS is a wonderland, a fantastical jewelled treasure trove in Mid Wales and houses a glittering selection of artist sculptor Andrew Logan’s signature works: jewellery, original costumes and memorabilila from his Alternative Miss World, the 4m tall Cosmic Egg, a ‘shrine’ Read more [...]

  • Llangollen Wharf

    The horsedrawn boats in Llangollen have been providing trips on the canal since 1894. 45 mins trips depart the wharf daily from Easter to end of October. There is a tearoom on the wharf providing good food, coffee and homemade cakes. We provide 2 hour motor boat trips over the Read more [...]

  • Bywater Cruises

    There is no better way to relax and unwind from the stress of modern living than to sit comfortably aboard our special horse-drawn narrowboat and enjoy a memorable journey as you cruise through unspoilt Shropshire countryside on the quiet waters of the Montgomery Canal.

  • Wilfred Owen Trail

    There is a walking trail around the town of Oswestry which takes you to many of the places Wilfred Owen would have known as a child.  Download from the link below. Download Wilfred Owen Trail Or call in at the Visitor and Exhibition Centre to see the exhibition about Wilfred Read more [...]

  • A Mere Cycle

    ‘A Mere’ Cycle Hire & Sales is a local family run business set up and run by Rod Evans and his wife Jo.  Rod is incrediably passionate about cycling and for the past 16 years has done charity cycle rides for many different charities like The Royal British Legion, Kenya Read more [...]

  • Oswestry Show

    Oswestry and District Agricultural Show – Saturday 4th August 2018. One day show highlighting farming in Oswestry and the Welsh Borderlands. Giant arena with a full day of events including livestock, vintage machinery, cars and shows. Children’s activities, crafts, local food and more.   

  • Stonehouse Brewery

    Come and visit us in our Stonehouse Bar & Shop. You can buy our range of beers in bottles, polypins, and takeaway jugs, or sit down for a pint with friends. If the weather is nice, why not enjoy the sun in our beer garden. Opening hours: Monday – Thursday: Read more [...]

  • Jones the Boats

    We are Jones the Boats, operating friendly narrowboat trips from Trevor near Llangollen. Come and join us on the restaurant narrowboat ‘Eirlys’ for the trip of a lifetime – a cruise along the Llangollen canal across the ‘stream in the sky’ – Thomas Telford’s famous Pontcysyllte aqueduct, 126 feet above Read more [...]

  • British Ironwork Centre

    We have made everything from larger than life animals, flowers and water features, through to almost anything you could wish for, for the home, garden and grounds. Not only do we make strong, beautiful hardware, that is made to last, we have created delicate, fretwork, and hand wrought scroll work. Read more [...]

  • Nesscliffe Hill & Kynaston’s Cave

    Nesscliffe hill is a sandstone escarpment & is now a country park with various footpaths through the woods. To the north of the hill the ramparts of an old hill fort are present. An old sandstone quarry face forms a spectacular cliff, popular for rock climbing. Cut into the cliff Read more [...]

  • Wilfred Owen Festival

    The Wilfred Owen Festival will take place in Oswestry from September 15th to November 17th 2018 to commemorate the centenary of his death and the centenary of Armistice Day. November 4th 2018 will see the centenary of arguably our greatest war poets death followed just seven days later by the Read more [...]