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Well kept and nice walk

Walking around you can see why the city was built where it was with so much natural protection. The... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
N8699PYpeterw
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
Intresting Structure

As a member of the National Trust I found this in their handbook. Disappointed to find it only... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
alun1979
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Llandeilo, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty much nothing to see here. 20ft x 20ft tower, that's it. It was closed during the holidays!! Maybe it's always closed? Can't be much inside anyway. Not exactly a York or Chester. As disappointing as the rest of Shrewsbury.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Olicanan
Reviewed 15 December 2018

The tower is worth a visit as it is midway between St Chad's Church and the Roman Catholic Cathedral (both of which are outstanding). The town walls were built around 1220 after Shrewsbury was sacked by the Welsh and this watch tower was added in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Only a short walk from Shrewsburys other historical attractions, worth having a quick look if your in the area. The tower was closed and there was no information about the tower or any opening days and times so don't know what the inside of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We found The Town Walls Tower on one of our walks around Shrewsbury. It looks to be well kept. The Tower looks rather small. Very interesting to see The Town Walls!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RosanneT304
Reviewed 15 July 2018

I walked alongside the walls after visiting the abbey and on the way to The Quarry. Some interesting features but not a lot to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Leaf_Peeper00
Reviewed 5 June 2018

You must try this walk round the old walls and towers it's lovely you pass the Cathedral which is also beautiful

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Walking around you can see why the city was built where it was with so much natural protection. The wall is well kept but the tower was not open when we visited

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank N8699PYpeterw
Reviewed 18 January 2018

As a member of the National Trust I found this in their handbook. Disappointed to find it only opens on 6 days (3 weekends) of the year (but that teaches me to do better research). Still it was worth a visit and am determined to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank alun1979
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Great structures, Well Kept and interesting to wander around. The history stands out. You can imagine being there hundreds of years ago

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Richard186466
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Unlike other towns in the UK that have their town walls intact, Shrewsbury's have been built around. They're also incomplete, but what is there is very good, and enjoyable to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
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