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Interesting architecture

Unable to visit the Shropshire Regimental Museum, as it is closed on Thursdays. However just inside... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David H
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Carno, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

Free to enter the castle grounds and you can climb the steps up to Laura’s tower. Worth a visit the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sarah P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank David H
Reviewed 6 days ago

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.

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Kath H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the Castle and make sure you assend for the views and to take photos. You can look back at the castle and feel you are a part of history.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went to see the museum grounds and Laura's Tower when visiting the area. There are a few different areas to view regimental history on the grounds before or after seeing the tower. Very nice views and great photo opportunities! Worth a...More

Thank Gordon C
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Can only praise this place,we married at the castle in 2009, the staff were absolutely brilliant,couldn't do enough to help us. The tower was an added bonus to the castle,perfect for pictures. A lovely place to visit on visit to Shrewsbury,views and gardens of castle...More

Thank sanmarni
Reviewed August 28, 2018

in the grounds of Shrewsbury castle, this tower offers the best views of Shrewsbury. Not particular well sign posted. Definately worth the walk

Thank Jan R
Reviewed August 5, 2018

I read the information board before going into the castle and it explained to take a right turn to go up to view Laura's Tower. It is a short walk up and the views are fantastic. It would be easy to miss.

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed August 3, 2018

If you visit the castle make sure you take the walk up to Laura's Tower. On a clear day, the views of the city and surrounding countryside are amazing!

Thank Middohio
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The little sign points up an uninviting flight of steps, but do go up and you climb to the top of Laura's Tower. From there you have lovely views over the Shropshire countryside and hills of Wales. The castle grounds are free.

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