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Christmas Crafts Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Christmas Crafts at Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Get a head start on finding one of a kind gifts this Christmas. We have an amazing selection of crafts and art made by our incredible local community of artists. Why not pop in to browse – we are open Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10-3pm. Bespoke Woodwork by Jonathan Walkey Unique Felted Snowmen by …

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Park Hall Hallowe'en Fun

It’s spooktacular October in Oswestry

It’s October… Autumn is an exciting time to be in Oswestry – whether you are visiting for a day or longer, the borderlands make a great place for a relaxing staycation. As our beautiful surrounding countryside begins to change colours for autumn, our local markets and shops show off freshly harvested local produce. Outdoorsy types …

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Nescliffe Walking Holidays Oswestry

Explore Autumn in Oswestry and the Borderlands

November is here… and it’s still not too late to experience Autumn in Oswestry – whether you are visiting for a day or longer, the borderlands make a great place for a relaxing staycation. As our beautiful surrounding countryside begins to change colours for autumn, our local markets and shops show off freshly harvested local …

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Get Ready for A Foodie Weekend in Oswestry

Oswestry is the place for foodies on the 18th and 19th September – our Food and Drink Festival is a highlight of the year, with the streets of Oswestry becoming lined with delicious smelling stalls. Did we mention it’s free? There’s also plenty of other free events and attractions to visit this week, with Heritage …

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Oswestry Competition

Competition Time

You can win family tickets to either Chirk Castle or Hawkstone Follies. Enter by signing up to our newsletter, watching the video and answering a question. The completion closes on 31st August. Good Luck! Sign up to our newsletter here See the latest newsletter here, watch the video and answer the question to enter the …

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Oswestry Tourism Ambassador

Oswestry to launch Oswestry Tourism Ambassador scheme

Who will be an Oswestry Borderland Tourism Ambassador?  Oswestry Borderland Tourism has been awarded funding to create Oswestry’s first Ambassador scheme. Similar to the Wales Ambassadors, this will be the first version to be launched in England and will be ready to go early in 2022. It is a free, fun and flexible way for …

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West Arms Llanarmon

Book a last minute stay in Oswestry and the Borderlands this summer

It’s not too late to book a last minute break in the Borderlands – some of our Hotels, B&Bs and Self Service Accommodation still have availability. Read on to see where you could be staying this week! Dates available on Monday July 26th. Please check with the businesses for live availability. West Arms, Llanarmon Hotel …

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Oswestry Cae Glas Park

Peaceful Picnic Locations in and Around Oswestry

What can be better than a picnic on a sunny afternoon? Whether you’re looking to enjoy a peaceful countryside picnic, a picnic with a waterside view, beautiful floral displays, or somewhere to birdwatch, Oswestry and the Borderlands has plenty of unique locations available.  Cae Glas Park Oswestry A short walk from the town centre, this …

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Have a Borderland Adventure this Bank Holiday

It’s a bank holiday weekend followed by Half Term – a perfect time for relaxing with a countryside view, exploring magical caves, enjoying a historical train ride, or even learning bushcraft!  How peaceful or adventurous is up to you!  The Shropshire Outdoor Event at WHittington Castle 29th May – 30th May: A bushcraft, survival and …

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The Trenches Park Hall Museums

Museum Attractions in Oswestry Reopening Soon

With its rich background of borderland wars, connections to industrial heritage, and nearby military training camps, Oswestry and the Borderlands has a fascinating history to explore. Here is the latest news of when you can expect to visit our local museums again –  Oswestry Town Museum If you’re looking to find the story of Oswestry, …

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Family Heritage Trail Oswestry

Follow our Family Heritage Trail this Bank Holiday!

Explore the town centre of Oswestry as a family with our new Family Heritage Trail! Following our standard Heritage Trail route, the Family Heritage Trail features questions to answer together, and a count the animals competition… You can find the new Family Heritage Trail online here, alongside our other online trails.  You can pick up …

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Oswestry Tourist Information Centre Castle View

Oswestry Tourist Information Centre Reopening

We are looking forward to reopening Oswestry Tourist Information Centre again on Wednesday 14th April. We will be open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 10am -3pm. Why not call in to collect one of our new trails, browse our stock of local books and gifts, or to find out more about local attractions and events? …

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Oswestry Shropshire Town map

New! Explore Oswestry with our new maps and trails

Spring is here, the clocks have gone forward so what better time to become a local tourist? Our new maps and trails are now available to download, and you are sure to learn something new as you follow our trails through Oswestry town centre!The town tourist information centre will re-open on 12th April and you …

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Get a bird’s eye view of Oswestry

Do you love 3d images? We do. Over the last year Paul Hutchinson has been taking aerial pics from above Oswestry and now you can see them all together in our latest image album.  Take look around town, over the hill fort or Llanymynech Heritage area.  Click here to see the panorama image gallery

Sebastian's Restaurant Oswestry

Oswestry’s Sebastian’s Restaurant appears in the 2021 Michelin Guide

Sebastian’s Restaurant in Willow Street is delighted to be featured again in the 2021 Michelin guide. Owner – Michelle Fisher said:”It’s great to once again be recognised by Michelin, particularly at such a challenging time for the hospitality industry. We look forward to re-opening the restaurant again this year when the time is right.We are also …

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Oswestry accommodation open during lockdown

Some accommodation is open during the 2021 lockdown for:  people who need accommodation for work purposes, or to care for a vulnerable person, or to attend a medical appointment. Please check with the guidelines on www.gov.uk for up to date information. The following accommodation businesses are open in and near Oswestry. For more information, click …

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Favourite images of 2020 – win a print of your favourite

Do you follow our Facebook or Instagram pages? We hope you have enjoyed seeing Graham Mitchell’s (Grum) wonderful images throughout 2020. Whenever he can, Grum is out and about in Oswestry & The Borderlands taking photos through the seasons. From December 25th for 12 days, you can enter our competition to win a framed print …

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Oswestry Takeaway

Food and drink takeaways and deliveries

Restaurants, pubs, cafes and more that are doing takeaways and deliveries in and near Oswestry during November 2020 Covid 19 lockdown We suggest you check opening days and times and delivery conditions on the Facebook pages. The Wynnstay Hotel and Wilsons Takeaways Yes Deliveries Yes R & R Cantonese Fusion Grill Takeaways Yes Deliveries Yes …

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It’s beginning to feel like Autumn in Oswestry and North Shropshire

All Autumn in Oswestry, Shropshire Can we tempt you to visit Oswestry and North Shropshire soon? It’s the perfect time of year for a little break. Shorter days, a chill in the air and the promise of cosy evenings by a roaring fire – tempted? Why not book now?Your evenings are planned but what will …

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