Oswestry Travel Guide

  • Fox Inn, Oswestry
    Fox Inn, Oswestry
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    The Fox Inn
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    Map of the Old Racecourse
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Oswestry Things to Do

  • 30 Pubs in one visit!

    Yes, hard to believe of such a small townMy favourite is The Fox on Church St (near Boot's the chemist)An old Black and White timber building. Real ales served and they have a crackling log fire burning in the cold months. There is an even warmer welcome from the landlord. Great pub food served lunch time and evenings, great ambiance. Occasional...

  • Oswestry Markets

    The one thing I love about small towns are there weekly markets. In Oswestry they take place on Wednesdays and Saturdays. They have over 100 stalls inside and outside, its the largest market in the Welsh borders.Oswestry boasts two markets - one in town at the Horse Market & Bailey Head. The other, outside town, is the Oswestry Smithfield livestock...

  • Free National Trust Gardens, nearby

    Dont forget, every year, the National Trust throws open its doors, allowing visitors free entry for one day to over 300 properties throughout England, Wales and Northern Ireland. this year it is Saturday 13 September (2008)Visit the following nearby placesAttingham Park,Atcham, Nr. Shrewsbury (Elegant 18th-century mansion with Regency interiors and...

  • Oswestry Swimming pools

    Oswestry Leisure Centre has two pools with no flumes, waves or rapid runs, but at least you can swim without interference!The main pool is 25m x 10.5m and has 5 lanes in competition. The pool is heated to 28ºc (83ºf) and has a depth of 0.9m in the shallow end to 2.0m at the deep end.The smaller pool is 10.5m x 6m and is heated to 32ºc (90ºf). The...

  • Shrewsbury Folk Festival

    Stay in Oswestry and visit the nearby MUSIC - FOLK FESTIVAL with the whole Family Park your car, and forget it. You can relax, there are things for everyone to enjoy, especially the children and young people, whether they want entertainment or to take part in the festival.The festival site has caterers, bars, on-site shop, craft fair and toilets...

  • Christmas Procession

    If your in the area go to Oswestry Town Centre, Saturday 6th December 2008 to watch the procession through the town.


Oswestry Hotels

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  • Pen-y-Dyffryn Country Hotel

    Oswestry, SY10 7JD, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Sebastians Hotel

    45 Willow Street, Oswestry, SY11 1AQ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Premier Inn Oswestry

    Rod Meadows Maes Y Clawdd, Maesbury Road Industrial Estate, Oswestry, SY10 8NN, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

Oswestry Restaurants

  • Great currry even better balti

    This small well run restaurant serves many new Indian dishes I have not seen before.Staff friendly and very helpful I ordered the chicken in spinach and coriander - a mild curry dish with freshly made nan breads, my partner had the Ceylon chicken and WOW was it hot, just as he likes it. Two days later we went back and I had the best chicken balti...

  • Best Inn in town

    Yes my favourite old timbered and whitewashed building, and maybe one of the oldest buildings in Oswestry.In the cooler months the landlord has a blazing log fire burning in the bar. Sit at the long table and eat lunch in front of the fire.The chef has a special menu on a Tuesday evening, for 25GBP a couple can have a 3 course meal. I recommend...

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Oswestry Favorites

  • Famous People of Oswestry

    First up is 'Mad Jack' Mytton, who used to ride a bear across his dining room table. His famous cure for hiccups. He set fire to his shirt. It is, believed this standard practice for hiccups is still practised in some of the more isolated parts of Shropshire. Next is Wilfred Owen, the War poet, he was born in Oswestry in 1893. There is a memorial...

  • Access the internet, free

    Find the local library and you can use the internet free for an hour. You only pay for anything printed out on their printers.Monday 10.00 - 4.00Tuesday 10.00 - 4.00Wednesday 10.00 - 4.00Thursday ClosedFriday 10.00 - 4.00Saturday 10.00 - 4.00Also, if you join the library as a temporary visitor you can borrow- books- books on tape and CD- DVDs-...

  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

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