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All reviews shrewsbury castle castle grounds steep walk wedding photos railway line free entry regimental museum worth a visit surrounding countryside thomas telford open to the public the river folly trees viewpoint
Free to enter the castle grounds and you can climb the steps up to Laura’s tower. Worth a visit the grounds aren’t that big so don’t need much time there. There’s a museum in the grounds which you have to pay to look round.
We tried to visit the castle and tower on Sunday but was disappointed to find it closed. We managed to find a spare half an hour Monday to come visit. It's a lovely tower with limited views of Shrewsbury. The tower itself was closed which...More
My partner and I went to see the museum grounds and Laura's Tower when visiting the area.
There are a few different areas to view regimental history on the grounds before or after seeing the tower.
Very nice views and great photo opportunities!
Can only praise this place,we married at the castle in 2009, the staff were absolutely brilliant,couldn't do enough to help us.
The tower was an added bonus to the castle,perfect for pictures.
A lovely place to visit on visit to Shrewsbury,views and gardens of castle...More
I read the information board before going into the castle and it explained to take a right turn to go up to view Laura's Tower. It is a short walk up and the views are fantastic. It would be easy to miss.
The little sign points up an uninviting flight of steps, but do go up and you climb to the top of Laura's Tower. From there you have lovely views over the Shropshire countryside and hills of Wales. The castle grounds are free.
Laura's Tower at Shrewsbury castle is in excellent condition, given that it was built c1790 by Sir William Putney for his daughter (obviously called Laura) for her 21st birthday. It offers some of the best views of Shrewsbury and the surrounding shropshire countryside. Well worth...More