Oswestry Tourist Information, Accommodation, Attractions & Events


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How to get to Oswestry in Shropshire

Oswestry Location and Maps
Oswestry is the second biggest town in Shropshire, located in the county of Shropshire, 66 miles west of Birmingham and 67 miles southwest of Manchester, close to the Welsh Border. The nearest large towns are Shrewsbury (Shropshire’s county town) and Wrexham. Shropshire is England’s largest inland county and one of the quietest and most beautiful.
 If you want to escape the everyday then visit Shropshire soon.
Oswestry town is almost surrounded by Wales and the border location is the reason that visitors can now enjoy so many different places to visit. 
If you are travelling to or from Ireland via Holyhead, Oswestry is the perfect place to take a break.

Oswestry Location Map

By Car: Easy access to the National Motorway Network via the A5 and A483, A55. 

Oswestry Car Parks: Click Here

By Rail:Gobowen Railway Station is the nearest to Oswestry.
Timetables and fare enquiries 0845 484950
Tickets and reservations 01691 681010 or email: info@severndeetravel.org.uk

Information on Public Transport 0870 608 2608
Rail services from UK destinations can also be booked via  www.thetrainline.com.
By Bus and Coach
Coach park next to the Old Station Building, Oswald Road  SY11 1RE FREE parking for coaches.  For details please contact the Oswestry Market Manager David Clough, d.clough@oswestry-tc.gov.uk
Coach drop off points next to Cae Glas Park, Church Street SY11 2ST and by Oswestry Tourist Information Centre, SY11 1JR. See more information about bringing a coach party contact David Clough at Oswestry Town Council – 01691 680222
Bus information and timetables can be found on Traveline.info.

National Express run a daily service from London to Shrewsbury and the X4 or X5 bus is available to Oswestry.
By Air
Overseas flights via Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester International airports, all just over an hour’s drive away.

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