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Chirk Aqueduct
Ellesmere near Oswestry
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Market day in Oswestry
Pontcysyllte and Chirk Aqueducts
Old Oswestry Hillfort
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Monty Canal, Maesbury

Five for Friday – Favourite Canalside Beauty Spots

Favourite canalside beauty spots near Oswestry. Aston Locks | Llangollen Wharf | Maesbury | Llanymynech Heritage Area | Chirk & Pontcysyllte Aqueducts.  The weekend is shaping up to be warm one, so why not discover some of our favourite canalside locations near Oswestry and The Borderlands?The Montgomery and Llangollen Canals enjoy the best of the …

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Chirk Aqueduct

Five for Friday – favourite places to walk for amblers and strollers

Favourite walks near Oswestry Oswestry and The Borderlands is a great destination for walkers. Whether you enjoy the challenge of walking Offa’s Dyke or a more gentle stroll around the Borderlands, you will be sure to enjoy the wonders of the borders on your days out near here. Here are five places that you will …

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Cambrian Launch, Visit Oswestry

What’s on in Oswestry. History in the making.

What’s happening near here? So what’s on this week and where are the best places to go? It’s been a historic week for Oswestry as we celebrated the official opening of the Oswestry to Weston Wharf railway line, lovingly restored by Cambrian Heritage Railways.  The team welcomed dignitaries, guests members, volunteers and local MP Helen …

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Love Oswestry Sponsers

Oswestry Events

Looking to get out this week? Oswestry has a range of events for you. The Willow Gallery has an exhibition by local art group Borderland Visual Artists while Michelle Woodward who won the Qube People’s Choice prize in 2021 has her own exhibition there. You have a choice of films at Kinokulture including West Side Story …

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oswestry offers

Oswestry Offers

It’s Oswestruary!! As we all spring back to life after the Christmas and New Year celebrations, Oswestry’s shops and hospitality venues have a number of exciting offers to tempt you. Petworld Oswestry has up to 50% off their Christmas stock, The British Ironwork Centre has a 2 for 1 breakfast offer in addition to a …

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Christmas Crafts Oswestry Tourist Information Centre

Local Crafts for Christmas

Great range of wonderful local crafts for Christmas on sale at Oswestry Tourist Information Centre at Castle View next to Oswestry Library.  All items are handmade and range from carved table lamps and candle holders, felted snowmen, glass angles and Christmas tree tea light holders, Christmas wreaths, knitted character mice, jewelry, painted slate pictures and …

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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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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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