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Shrewsbury Prison Guided Tour
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Shrewsbury Prison Guided Tour

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Walk in the footsteps of prisoners who have been residents of the wings during the last 200 years. Discover what happens behind the high walls and locked doors. Experience the hidden world of capital punishment and see first-hand where executions took place.<br><br>​Shrewsbury Prison conducts guided tours run by ex-prison officers who once managed these prisons. Our two-hour tours give you the opportunity to view our historic buildings and learn more about their history dating back to 1793.
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freddiedoncaster wrote a review May 2020
doncaster1,961 contributions1,227 helpful votes
Shrewsbury are spoilt with such nice churches! St Mary’s is yet another one that ouses grandeur. The approach is very impressive, and once inside the architecture is mind blowing! Certainly worth looking round.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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algernon204 wrote a review Mar 2020
London108 contributions17 helpful votes
A well conserved medieval church with really fine stained glass windows. Impressive pillars, arches and pulpit. Worth a second visit as there's so much to see and admire.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Colin B wrote a review Mar 2020
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom29 contributions18 helpful votes
What a delightful little space! Just for coffee and a delicious scone or lunch. The serenity of the church is reflected in this venue and you are helping to maintain the fabric of the building with its interesting history.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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billielovesveg wrote a review Mar 2020
Falmouth, United Kingdom31 contributions27 helpful votes
St Mary’s church hosts a myriad of events such as a beer festival and vintage kilo sales as well as being a coffee shop. It makes good use of a beautiful space in the centre of the town, definitely worth popping in for a look around if you are passing.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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lillibet12309 wrote a review Jan 2020
Preston, United Kingdom703 contributions346 helpful votes
A local resident happened to mention this church to us and we popped in just before having to catch our train back home. The stained glass windows were utterly breathtaking. Well worth a visit, however short.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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