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Address: Shrewsbury, England

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Fascinating insight into Shrewsbury's past

I guess the walk experience rather depends on the interests and personality of the walk leaders. Ours was friendly, informative and quite knowledgeable. The walk itself was fairly... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 13, 2016
John W
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great walk around Shrewsbuty with a very knowledgable guide and even went into Charles Darwin room of birth. I was aware that Charles had lived in Kent, although I have not yet visited his home, but was not aware that he had been brought up in Shrewsbury. I highly recommend this tour.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2016

I guess the walk experience rather depends on the interests and personality of the walk leaders. Ours was friendly, informative and quite knowledgeable. The walk itself was fairly short but varied in terms of slopes and cobbled surfaces. Large amounts of information kept the 12 of us entertained and there were many questions that she handled well. An interesting experience.... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Once visiting Shrewsbury, you should take a walking tour. A ticket costs £5, and it takes about 90 minutes to walk around. A guide will take you from place to place giving historical facts about the city and places. You can buy a ticket at the tourist information centre, situated right behind the Market Hall.

3 Thank Happy3nergy
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2013

takes in several interesting views and an easy walk , loved the Percy Thrower gardens as well, we arrived there by bus from staying at a camp site near market Drayton

Thank Dave T
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012 via mobile

To be perfectly honest it should not be called the Darwin walk. The only place that even merely relates to him is his birth place at the house on the Mount part if Shrewsbury. He was only born in Shrewsbury and actually never did anything for the town or contributed to it. No t worth going in an I don't... More 

1 Thank Shropshire78
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2012

Take a guided tour to learn of one of Shrewsbury's famous people known world wide, see the places where he lived, and his history, not to be missed.

Thank carolwebb30
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 10, 2012

The walk can be gained either from the web or the tourist information centre. There is parking just outside the tourist information centre as well as other car parks too. The walk helps bring to life Darwins life and achievements. The walk takes around 2 hours to complete and is not overly arduous. It takes in several key points in... More 

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