Where is Oswestry? In Shropshire? Or Wales? Not sure?
Visit Oswestry – where Shropshire meets Wales. It is an ancient Shropshire market town, so close to Wales that you can enjoy exploring both sides of the border.
We say Oswestry is friendly, historic and surprising and we would love to show you why. Oswestry is a market town with great independent shops and friendly shopkeepers.
Historic Oswestry began 3000 years ago at Old Oswestry, the iron age hill fort. Since then our lively market town has grown. It is now surrounded by awesome castles and stunning industrial heritage. Don’t miss the Unesco World Heritage site of Pontcysyllte Aqueduct or the heritage steam railways.
Our visitors have added surprising to the list. They say it’s surprising how many things there are to do in Oswestry and so many places to visit near here. Read on to find the best places to go walking, take a day out with the kids or just enjoy a countryside getaway near here.
Are you ready for a short break in this quiet corner of Shropshire? Maybe time to book that staycation you have been dreaming of?