Local Information

Oswestry as an historic market town in Shropshire that has so much to offer with its rich & turbulent past making it a must for those interested in history and local heritage.

The majority of Oswestry town centre has been designated a conservation area due to its unique standing in Britain’s heritage and due to its wonderful architecture.

Some of the sights not to be missed are the 15th century old grammar school or just to the north of Oswestry town you will find the 2500 year old Iron Age fort.

At the top of the hill is the old racecourse common. From here you can access the 'Offa’s Dyke' walk which stretches from Prestatyn to Chepstow. Alternatively you could just follow Whittington Road to the fabulous Whittington Castle.

For those who are more interested in all things more modern, Oswestry is an ideal frontier location for Wales and England with all the usual facilities of a big town including:

  • heritage centre
  • doctors
  • shops
  • restaurants
  • Bars
  • Good transport links to towns such as Wrexham & Shrewsbury Oswestry has it all and lots more.