Each of Shropshire’s visitor information offices is managed by welcoming, friendly staff who are pleased to point the way through our beautiful county. You can pick up local leaflets, maps on walking, cycling and sightseeing, books and often Shropshire souvenirs too.
In Shrewsbury the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) is housed in the same building as Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery. It’s on the ground floor, sharing space with the museum gift shop.
Shrewsbury Visitor Information Centre
Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery
The Square, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1LH
Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm and Sunday 11am to 3pm (closed on Mondays in winter)
Much Wenlock’s visitor information centre is in Much Wenlock Museum, which you can visit for fascinating local history on the modern-day Olympics, Shropshire geology, Mary Webb and more.
Much Wenlock Museum and Visitor Information Centre
High Street, Much Wenlock, Shropshire TF13 6AA
Opening times: Summer: Tuesday to Sunday 10.30am to 4pm (closed between 1pm and 1.30pm)
Winter: Friday to Sunday 10.30am to 4pm (closed between 1pm and 1.30pm)
When the museum is closed you can call Bridgnorth VIC for information.
Church Stretton’s Visitor Information Centre shares a building with Church Stretton Library in a characterful former school building in the centre of the town.
Church Stretton Visitor Information Centre
Church Street, Church Stretton, Shropshire SY6 6DQ
Opening times: Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 5pm
Ludlow’s Assembly Rooms are usually home to Ludlow Visitor Information Centre, but while they are being refurbished you’ll find the VIC in Ludlow Library.
Ludlow Visitor Information Centre (temporary home) 7-9 Parkway Lane, Ludlow, Shropshire SY8 2PG
07950 226 146
Opening times: Summer: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm
Winter: Monday, Tuesday Wednesday and Friday 10am to 2pm and Saturday 10am to 1pm.
In Bridgnorth, the Visitor Information Point is in the town’s well-stocked library on Listley Street.
Bridgnorth Library & Visitor Information Point Listley Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4AW
Opening times: Monday 9.30am–6pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9.30am– 5pm, Saturday 9.30am–3pm.
Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre is in a striking 15th-century building, once a grammar school, next to St Oswald’s Parish Church. The old school building built in 1407 is home to Oswestry Information Centre and is the place to discover more about Wilfred Owen the war poet who was born in Oswestry.
Oswestry Visitor and Exhibition Centre
2 Church Terrace, Oswestry, Shropshire SY11 2TE
01691 662753 Opening times: Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm.
In Whitchurch, you can get visitor information at Whitchurch Community Hub and Tourist Information Point in the Civic Centre.
Whitchurch Community Hub
Civic Centre, High Street, Whitchurch, Shropshire SY13 1AX
01948 665761 Opening times: Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 1pm.
In Ironbridge, the fascinating Museum of the Gorge is your venue for visitor information (as well as a great place to start your exploration of the Ironbridge Gorge UNESCO World Heritage site). You don’t need a museum ticket to call in to the visitor information centre and gift shop.
Museum of the Gorge The Wharfage, Ironbridge, Shropshire TF8 7NH
Opening times: Daily 10am to 4pm.