Bridgnorth Tourist Information Guide & Business Directory

About Bridgnorth : A Historic Market Town In Shropshire

About Bridgnorth is an independent tourist information site, visitor guide and business directory.

All the information on this site has been collated to help visitors, tourists, holiday makers and day trippers to plan their visit, with places to go, things to do and where to eat and rest.

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About The Town

Welcome to the historic market town of Bridgnorth, often mispelt Bridgenorth, winner of the GREAT BRITISH HIGH STREET 2016 Large Market Town. It is split into Low Town, on the edge of the River Severn and High Town, which are conveniently connected by the Bridgnorth Cliff Railway. On the very peak of High Town are the remains of the Bridgnorth Castle, next to St Mary Magdalene Church, and in the centre of the High Street is the seventeenth century Bridgnorth Town Hall. Also located in the High Street is the Northgate Museum, while on branching streets visitors will find many other historic buildings such as Bishop Percy’s House.

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Bridgnorth Shopping

Shops, Shopping & Markets

There are many unique and chain shops, from boutiques to shoe shops and antique shops to gift shops you will always be able to find something special.

Many of the shops are on the High Street, but always look down the side streets as there are many more than you may first see.

Don’t forget Saturday is Market Day, held on the High Street & Smithfield Car Park adjacent to Sainsburys. A Cattle Market & Auction held weekly in Tasley.

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Bridgnorth Past

History Of Bridgnorth

The earliest mention of Bridgnorth in historical records was in 895 when the Danes set up a camp at ‘Cwatbridge’. In 912 Ethelfleda, the lady of Mercia and King Alfred’s daughter, built a castle at ‘Bridge’.

The History Of Bridgnorth
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Theatre On The Steps

Shows & Films : Theatre & Cinema

Visit the characteristic Theatre On The Steps for shows and live music concerts. The Majestic Cinema offers all the latest films in the delight of a picture house with character long since lost with the introduction of multiplexes.


There are many places to stay when visiting including

Hotels, Inns, Guest Houses  & Bed & Breakfasts
 Self Catering Accommodation

Pubs, Bars & Inns

Drinking is never an issue with many ale houses, pubs and inns

Bridgnorth Pubs & Inns
Bridgnorth Pub Trail

Where To Eat

There are so many places to eat including carveries, Steak House, Traditional, Chinese and Indian

Cafes, Restaurants & Bistros
Bridgnorth Town Hall

The Town Hall

Originally a barn, the Town Hall, a black and white building was erected in 1650 and stands majestically in Bridgnorth High Street.

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Bridgnorth Cliff Railway

The Cliff Railway

The Cliff Railway or Castle Hill Railway is a funicular cliff railway linking Low Town & High Town

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Bridgnorth Castle

Founded in 1101 by Robert de Belleme its remains now stands in the beautiful Castle Gardens

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Daniels Mill

Daniels Mill

Daniels Mill and it’s impressive waterwheel have been carefully restored to it’s former glory.

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Northgate Museum

Northgate Museum

Northgate Museum is packed full of treasures, the Museum should be the first stop for anyone wanting to discover the history of the town.

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Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway is a heritage railway that runs along the Severn Valley from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster.

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