Walking around Shrewsbury, Darwin’s Fine English Town

Shrewsbury is a beautiful medieval market town located near the Border of Wales in Shropshire, England. This “Town of Flowers” makes for a lovely weekend away from the nearby large cities of Birmingham or Liverpool.

I met a friendly local who kindly showed me some of the finer aspects of his handsome hometown. I did not concoct any stories in this birthplace of Charles Darwin as my visit was smooth and amicable. The closest I came to having any excitement was when I discovered that I had left my car window open for two days in a large open public car park and it rained.

Here are some pics from my visit to Shrewsbury in the summer of 2013.

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Located within a loop of the River Severn, Shrewsbury boasts lovely riverside walks and a fun boat tour on the Sabrina.

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It doesn’t get better than this. I love the cute and cozy architecture, it just feels so warm and welcoming. Of course, I was being welcomed by a local for my visit (a rare experience for me) so that didn’t hurt!

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Some of the award-winning flowers in this incredible central park.

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Shrewsbury Castle.

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This photo and any others I am in, was taken by Neil, a friendly Shrewsbury local who showed me the sights.

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From filming here.

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A serene view of the Severn.

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Carved into a bridge.

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I don’t always find a story everywhere I go, but I hope you enjoyed learning a bit about this lovely town anyway. Thanks for visiting http://www.PersonalTravelStories.com!

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9 thoughts on “Walking around Shrewsbury, Darwin’s Fine English Town

    • Thanks! It’s easy to take nice pics in such a pretty town. I think it was the bridge nearest to the launching point for the boat tour, and the section of it closest to the dock. The friendly local who showed me around, Neil, pointed it out to me. Cheers!

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