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Look out for Shrewsbury Library formally a school, attended by Shrewsbury’s most famous son Charles Darwin and across from this the Castle which has stood for centuries.
One of Shropshire's top attractions, the Ironbridge Gorge is known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Beyond the Museums Of course many of our visitors are attracted to the superb Victorian themed museums operated by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust.
It is believed the area of Shrewsbury was settled in the 5th century by refugees from the nearby Roman City of Wroxeter, but the first physical evidence dates from the 7th century Saxons who named the town "Scrobbesbyrig".
Shrewsbury was probably founded as a town in the 8th century by the Saxon rulers of Mercia, who needed a fortified burh to control the Severn river-crossing on the road between the burhs of Hereford and Chester.
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During the early Middle Ages, the town was a centre of the wool trade, and this was a peak in its importance.
During the Industrial Revolution, comparatively little development took place in the town, although it did serve as a significant railway town after the development of rail transport in the area.
The 53-acre ground lends itself to all sorts of events, with ample parking, toilets and an extensive camping facilities, the showground has the capacity to cater for all.
You run along the river in the beautiful Quarry, home of the Shrewsbury Flower show, then through the historic town centre before heading out over the English bridge to do run a loop in the Kingsland estate.