'Thank Home, and Poetry, and the Force behind both' - the renowned war poet Wilfred Owen once wrote, and his home was the town of Shrewsbury before the war.
This medieval market town is located in Shropshire, England and has a rich history which attracts many visitors. The number of different hotels in Shrewsbury is a testament to this. As well as Wilfred Owen another famous name associated with this town is Charles Darwin, who was born and educated in The Mount in the Frankwell area of Shrewsbury. Not surprisingly reminders of him will be found all around the town.
Budget Accommodation in Shrewsbury
Shrewsbury Hotels tend to be reasonably priced, but for those on a tight budget there is always the Premier Inn. As with most cheap hotels the facilities and rooms are very basic, but have all the necessities needed for a short stay. This hotel can be found not too far from Shrewsbury Castle, and is also close to many shops and cafes. It is in an area where there are also other cheap hotels nearby.
Another one of the many Shrewsbury Hotels which is budget friendly is The Sandford House Hotel, which is great for those looking for somewhere comfortable to stay. This hotel is also located close to the charming town centre. It is very reKlective of other hotels in Shrewsbury, in that it provides a homely, cosy atmosphere for a reasonable price.
Another option - The Shrewsbury Hotel - is just a short walk from the large town shopping centre, and overlooks the River Severn. Being just a five minute walk away from both the train and the bus station, makes this hotel a convenient choice for those looking for somewhere cheap to stay.
Luxury Stays in Shrewsbury
Hotels in Shrewsbury also include some on the more luxurious end of the scale. Those looking for something more will Kind it in the Rowton Castle Hotel, which has nineteen individually designed bedrooms all complete with fully equipped bathrooms.
Another option is the Albright Hussey Manor Hotel which is set in a grade two listed building, amongst acres of beautiful greenery. Boasting twenty-six luxurious bedrooms, and also a Kine dining restaurant guests may Kind it hard to leave this hotel.
Things to See
As a historic market town with a centre which has been left largely unaltered, there is a lot to see in Shrewsbury for those who are interested in history. It has many listed buildings, and interesting architecture. Shrewsbury Castle is one of the main tourist attractions, and this red sandstone building is also home to a museum. For those less interested in history there are also a lot of little unique shops and cafes, which can be found along the cobbled English streets. The nightlife in Shrewsbury is lively, and there are many bars and pubs to choose from. Being located very close to the Welsh border means a day trip to Wales is also a good option for visitors.