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Shrewsbury Station

The county town of Shropshire, Shrewsbury is famously known for being the birthplace of Charles Darwin, and is popular for its pleasant atmosphere, hosting quaint shops down cobbled streets and numerous bars and restaurants. The town’s annual flower show also draws thousands of visitors every year.

Shrewsbury train station is located in the town’s centre, just minutes away from the banks of the River Severn and just down the hill from Shrewsbury Castle and a similarly short walk from Shrewsbury Prison. 

Built in 1848, the building that houses Shrewsbury Station is architecturally impressive, and was made a grade II listed building in 1969. The station offers connections directly into London and Birmingham, as well as offering routes north to Crewe, south to Cardiff and west into the heart of Wales and onto Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast.

With its central location, Shrewsbury station benefits from local amenities including a nearby BT payphone and supermarkets including a Tesco Express and Marks and Spencer. There are also many good bars and restaurants in the vicinity, with large chains found alongside smaller, locally owned institutions such as the Tap and Can bar, The Hatch coffee shop and Bake Shrewsbury.


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