134 Abbey Foregate
Welcome to the Abbey Court House. You can be assured of a warm welcome at our distinctive 150 year-old Grade 2 Listed Building. A coaching house in times gone by, it is certainly a special place to stay.
The Abbey Court House is idealy located in Shrewsbury within only a 15 minute pleasant walk from the town centre which is a great historical and shopping experience. You can be assured of a warm welcome at our distinctive 150 year-old Grade 2 Listed Building. A coaching house in times gone by, it is certainly a special place to stay.
The town centre is packed with timber-framed black & white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact it boasts over 600 listed buildings including the Castle, now a regimental museum and the world-famous Shrewsbury Abbey, home of the fictional Brother Cadfael. Charles Darwin was born and educated in Shrewsbury and all around you will find reminders of his association with the town.
The River Severn forms a loop around the town centre offering gentle riverside walks or you can enjoy a trip on the new pleasure boat Sabrina. Next to the river you can relax in the beautiful Quarry Park., location for the annual Shrewsbury Flower Show. The historic centre is a shopper's heaven packed with designer shops, smart new malls and an amazing range of independent retailers.
Add to that a lively social night life in the bars and clubs, and a rich choice of cafes and restaurants. Off-road car parking is available for your peace of mind. All rooms have a hospitality tray, teletext tv, and a telephone to keep in touch or wake you in the morning.
Some rooms are ground floor. Bathrooms are a good size, all have a shower and some have a bath also. A good choice of breakfasts is available including Traditional English, Continental, or vegetarian.
Eggs are free range, and vegetarian sausages are available by request.
Get an Ordnance Survey map covering the Shrewsbury area.
Heritage Rated from 1- 5 (low-exceptional) on historic interest
Shrewsbury Abbey - 0.4 miles (Historic Church)
Shrewsbury Castle - 0.7 miles (Castle)
Shrewsbury, St Mary's Church - 0.8 miles (Historic Church)
Shrewsbury Town Walls Tower - 0.8 miles (Historic Building)
Longner Hall - 1.7 miles (Historic House)
Haughmond Abbey - 2.9 miles (Abbey)
Attingham Park - 3.2 miles (Historic House)
Cronkhill House, Attingham Park - 3.2 miles (Historic House)
Battlefield, St Mary's Church - 3.3 miles (Historic Church)
Cantlop Bridge - 3.8 miles (Historic Building)
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