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Shrewsbury Hostel

A Victorian ironmaster's house built in distinctive red stone, The Woodlands is on the outskirts of Shrewsbury, a medieval town of historical importance set in a loop of the River Severn and home of Brother Cadfael. Visit the Shrewsbury Quest with its medieval mystery clues amongst the displays of 12th century monastery life.


Lounge, quiet room, T.V., cycle store, laundry room, self-catering kitchen and lockers.

Beds 60
Disabled Facilities No
Drinks License No
Meals Yes, 19.00 hrs
Under 3's No
No Smoking No
High Chairs No
Cots No
Parking Ample.


The Woodlands, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6LZ
01743 360179
Tourist Information: 01743 350761

Getting There

Follow signs to the Abbey. Hostel is signposted from there. From bus station take No 8 or 26 to Shirehall, Hostel is opposite.

Ordnance Survey Sheet/Grid Ref: 126/505120


Frequent from surrounding areas (Tel: 0345 056 785).


Shrewsbury 1m.

Nearest Other Hostels

Ironbridge 14m, Coalport 14m, Wilderhope 18m, Ludlow 28m, Chester 42m.

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