The historic market town of Shrewsbury is only 12 miles away. The town has over 600 listed buildings including the Castle and the Abbey. Relax in beautiful Quarry Park or take a boat trip on the River Severn. The historic centre is a shopper’s heaven packed with designer shops, smart new malls and an amazing range of independent retailers. Shrewsbury is also the venue for the world-famous Flower Show in August every year.