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County - Shropshire | Map
Tel code: 01952 | code search
Postcode: TF11 | code search
Population: 6000
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Shifnal Events

July
Cosford Food Festival
International Large Model Aircraft Rally

September
Midlands Game Fair

December
Christmas Food and Craft Fayre
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The Anvil Lodge
"Dropped in to stay for one night and ended up staying 5 weeks. Mike and Judy are the most perfect host. With an excellent B+B that could only be compared ..." More

Days Inn Hotel Telford
"Good Points: Glad I booked an executive room Bad Points: The fridge didn't work, there were only 2 pillows in the room, the extra pillow bag was empty. General review: Quiet night ..." More

The Wheatsheaf Inn
"Good Points: STaff friendly ans efficient. Rooms clean and beds comfortable. Breakfast included in the price. Bad Points: Rooms basically furnished, walls very thin therefore moise travels, only one ..." More

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Latest reviews | Events in Shifnal | 10 Places to Stay

This small town in Shropshire can trace its roots back to Saxon times, this despite the fact that there is a Roman road close by however there is no evidence that the town was occupied by the Romans. Shifnal has never been known as an industrial location, indeed its growth and prosperity was based on the town being a staging post, in the 18th century, when stagecoaches and mailcoaches travelled between London, Shrewsbury and Holyhead. This however was shortlived with the coming of the railways in the mid 19th century and it soon once again became a small market town. The church can trace its history back to Saxon times, the present church being built on the site of the original Saxon church in the 12th century and with additions undertaken over the following three centuries the church stands proud just off the town centre. Today the town of Shifnal offers its residents a small shopping centre with a range of traditional shops whilst for those who prefer to travel a further afield the railway station is located in the centre of the town. This is the key to Shifnal it offers the small town convenience yet you are able to travel easily by road and rail to the Midlands or further if required. For those that live and visit though there is nearby Boscobel House, a splendid fully restored black and white property complete with oak panelling and priest holes, Weston Park is also conveniently situated nearby together with the RAF Museum at Cosford.

Attraction

Royal Air Force Museum
Weston Park

Budget

Days Inn Hotel Telford *book online*

Estate Agent

Appleby Peter

Farmers Market

Shifnal Farmers Market

Golf Club

Shifnal Golf Club

Inn

Naughty Nell's
The Old Bell Inn

Pub and Bar

Anvil
The Wheatsheaf Inn
White Hart

Solicitor

Dakin Nicholls

Vet

Taylor & Marshall

Sports Clubs

Shifnal Town (Amateur Football)

Antiques

TwoJays Corner Antiques & Vintage

Places to Stay near Shifnal

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Odfellows Wine Bar (0.14 miles)

Odfellows Wine Bar

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Bed! Shower! Towels! Internet! TV! All above Shropshire’s Premier Wine bar.Each of our seven rooms are different in size, shape and layout, but they all have the same standard features ... More

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Haughton Hall (0.17 miles)

Haughton Hall

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Haughton Hall, a listed building dating from 1718, situated in the heart of rural Shropshire, provides the ideal location to relax and unwind in comfortable ... More

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The Old Bell Inn (0.23 miles)

The Old Bell Inn

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Recently refurbished family run pub comprising of a varity of single, twin and double rooms with ensuite facalities. Bed & Breakfast inclusive. A wide selection of wines, spirts and ... More

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Naughty Nell's (0.29 miles)

Naughty Nell

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Naughty Nell's is a beautifully restored 16th century coaching inn at the heart of the historic market town of Shifnal, which ... More

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Park House Hotel (0.29 miles)

Park House Hotel
The small market town of Shifnal boasts one of the area's most gracious hotels, created by combining two 17th century country houses. The opulent surroundings, sumptuous décor and exceptional standards of service will make your ... More | visit website
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The Anvil Lodge (0.47 miles)

The Anvil Lodge

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Judy and Michael Davies welcome you to stay at their warm and friendly Anvil Lodge in the heart of Shifnal in Shropshire. The Four Star luxurious accommodation comprise four superbly ... More

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Days Inn Telford (0.60 miles)

Days Inn Telford
Unlimited Free Wifi in every bedroom, free parking, 24 hour reception, flatscreen freeview televisions and adjacent to Starbucks Located on the M54 at junction 4, ideal for Telford, Shrewsbury and Birmingham The hotel offers en-suite bedrooms providing ... More | visit website
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Oaks Hotel (2.90 miles)

Oaks Hotel

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A friendly, warm welcome awaits you at this small, family- run, rural hotel located 2.5 miles east of the centre of Telford.
Popular with commercial visitors and tourists, the accommodation is well-equipped ... More

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Premier Inn Telford Central (3.47 miles)

A great town centre location, this Premier Inn is conveniently located for amenities and attractions including a cinema and Telford Central train station, which is next door to this hotel. Located within easy reach of ... More | visit website
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Telford Corus Hotel (3.55 miles)

Telford Corus Hotel
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Overlooking The Splendor Of The Ironbridge Gorge And Its Historic Bridge, This Hotel Offers Every Modern Comfort Including Its Own 18-Hole Championship Golf Course And ... More

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