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You pass through the lovely gardens of the Castle up a hill to a large flat space with walls overlooking the railway & the town beyond. Fantastic views.The tower is very pretty. You cant go inside but you can go up steps to the doorway....More
Thomas Telford built this attractive folly when he restored Shrewsbury Castle as a house for the local MP William Pulteney (said to be the wealthiest man in England). Laura was Pulteney's daughter (later 1st Countess of Bath). A stone path climbs to the folly which...More
A great place to get some peace and quite if your busy shopping and need a rest. Beautiful views over the countryside, river and city with plenty of clean seats and you walk through beautiful gardens to get to the tower. A steep path and...More
Unable to visit the Shropshire Regimental Museum, as it is closed on Thursdays. However just inside the entrance gates, there is a flight of stone steps leading up to Laura's Tower. In itself a lovely looking building, but is also a very good place to...More
Free to enter the castle grounds and you can climb the steps up to Laura’s tower. Worth a visit the grounds aren’t that big so don’t need much time there. There’s a museum in the grounds which you have to pay to look round.
We tried to visit the castle and tower on Sunday but was disappointed to find it closed. We managed to find a spare half an hour Monday to come visit. It's a lovely tower with limited views of Shrewsbury. The tower itself was closed which...More