The top reasons to visit Shrewsbury

Wisteria Cottages is one of the best options for short term rentals in Shrewsbury. Whether you plan to stay for a few days, a week, or longer, you can enjoy comfortable accommodation in a picturesque setting. A cottage is the perfect base and gives you the chance to explore everything the local area has to offer.

Experience the history

Short term rentals in ShrewsburyOne thing you can’t miss in Shrewsbury is the wealth of history. You can see it in all kinds of local landmarks, from the castle to the abbey. There are also lots of beautiful medieval properties, including wonderful examples of Tudor homes.


There are plenty of great tourist spots to visit here. Shrewsbury Prison for example is one of the oldest jails in England. Then, there are Roman ruins at Wroxeter, a great selection of museums, and plenty of parks.

Food and drink

There are places to eat in Shrewsbury to suit every taste. Many of them have been offering takeaway services because of the COVID-19 pandemic and more are now reopen thanks to the latest stage of lockdown easing. But, if eating at a restaurant or pub is not your thing, you can buy wonderful local ingredients at the local market and cook in your cottage.


If a day of shopping is what you are looking for, Shrewsbury is a great destination. It has many of the high street names you love. But, where it really stands out is its independents. You can find everything from designer fashion to art, wine, and vintage gifts. Wyle Cop is a must visit.


As we said above, Shrewsbury has a fantastic history. One of the best ways to experience this is to visit the local castles. The castle in the town itself was built by William the Conqueror. Then the local area also has Moreton Corbet Castle and Acton Burnell Castle.

Short term rentals in Shrewsbury

As you can see, there is plenty to do in the area. Experiencing it all can fill many days, so this is a great destination for a long weekend break or a longer trip. Whichever you choose, Wisteria Cottages gives you the perfect accommodation. A cottage will make you feel at home so you can relax and enjoy your time away.

You can find out more about our cottages on our website. They have fantastic amenities while offering privacy and comfort. Our bookings are flexible, ensuring you can choose a handful of days or longer if you want to. Find out more today and secure your booking.