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Getting There

Shrewsbury-bound trains depart London's Euston Station daily every half-hour. You change trains in Birmingham with a total travel time of about 3 hours. For information, call tel. 0845/748-4950.

Four National Express buses depart daily from London's Victoria Coach Station for the 5-hour trip, two with stopovers in Birmingham. For information, call tel. 0871/781-81-81 (www.nationalexpress.com).

By car from London, the drive is 2 1/2 hours; take the M1 to the M6 to the M54 to reach the A5, which will take you directly to Shrewsbury.

Visitor Information

The Shrewsbury Tourist Information Centre, the Square (tel. 01743/281200; www.visitshrewsbury.com), is open May to September Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm, Sunday 10am to 4pm. From October to April, its hours are Monday to Saturday from 10am to 5pm.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.