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Laura's Tower

Castle Street, Shrewsbury, England
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Fab views!

Well worth walking up the steps to the tower as the views are stunning from the top! It's also free... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Louise2902
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
Excellent viewpoint to see Shrewsbury

Quite a climb up to the folly but well worth it for the views of Shrewsbury. Fascinating history of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Heather W
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Chorley, United Kingdom
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  • Average19%
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“steep walk” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Street, Shrewsbury, England
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"shrewsbury castle"
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"castle grounds"
in 7 reviews
"steep walk"
in 4 reviews
"regimental museum"
in 5 reviews
"free entry"
in 4 reviews
"wedding photos"
in 2 reviews
"railway line"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 6 reviews
"thomas telford"
in 2 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 2 reviews
"open to the public"
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"the river"
in 5 reviews
"folly"
in 3 reviews
"trees"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth walking up the steps to the tower as the views are stunning from the top! It's also free to visit which is another bonus :)

Thank Louise2902
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Quite a climb up to the folly but well worth it for the views of Shrewsbury. Fascinating history of the tower.

Thank Heather W
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

Nice looking small tower tucked away behind trees. Easy to miss if you do not see the sign post. Very well preserved

Thank Peter W
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Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is an ancient building which now belongs to the girls high school.It is only open at certain times so you have to watch the local press to get in but it's well worth it.

3  Thank Doncosses
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

This is a quaint tower, built by Shrewsbury's famous Thomas Telford for Laura, and is well worth a visit. The views are fantastic and you see how the river protected the castle in years gone by.

Thank Jenny186368
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Reviewed April 13, 2018

They apparently only open the tower a couple of days a year, quite a steep climb but on a clear day the views are worth it.

Thank applegate69
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

The views are worth the walk up ( plenty to see flower wise and a good hand rail ) Be careful of the last 3 steps.

Thank Paul K
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Its set inside the grounds of Shrewsbury Castle. We visited at the weekend , albeit January and the place was closed. Check before you travel. #dissapointed

1  Thank colinangieandruby
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

It's set inside the grounds of Shrewsbury Castle. So no charge for going to it. The views from the platform are great!

Thank Peter H
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

I only went up as I share the same name as the tower, but I'm glad I did. the views are lovely and it's very peaceful. We only saw the outside but I'm still glad we climbed up.

Thank beehappy86
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