Join us this February half term for our fantastic family friendly 'Kids Go Free' and 'Kids Eat Free' promotional offer. Running from 11th - 26th February. Book now

FEBRUARY HALF TERM AT SHREWSBURY PRISON

Promotion Details

  • 11th-26th February 2023
  • Group 5 Open Daily 10am-5pm
  • Self-Guided Tour Discounts
  • Restaurant Discounts
  • Fun Family Day Out
  • Shropshire's Number 1 Attraction

HALF TERM AT SHREWSBURY PRISON

Join us over February half term for an adventurous and fun filled day out for all the family. Experience 200 years of history, with fun activities for all ages!

If you’re looking for fun family things to do in February half term, you’re in the right place. Explore the whole prison at your leisure, take photos and even ‘CELL’fies. Steeped with historical interest, enjoy a wide range of family activities as you soak up the atmospheric surroundings of this amazing historic prison.

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February Half Term Offers

Self-Guided Tours

  • Explore the prison at your own pace
  • Discover 200 years of history
  • Great for all ages
  • Shropshire’s number 1 attraction
  • FREE child entry
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Visit the Restaurant

  • Wide range of snacks & light bites
  • Hot meals & children’s menu
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • Fresh homemade cakes
  • Kids Eat FREE
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Try an Escape Room Activity

Why not add an Escape Room?

  • 2 themes to choose from
  • Challenging for all ages
  • Great for families and children
  • Great for escape room enthusiasts
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DIVE INTO 200 YEARS OF BRITISH HISTORY

FILLED WITH FASCINATING TALES

Shrewsbury Prison is one of the UK’s most notorious Victorian prisons which welcomes over 300 prisoners across 194 cells and two wings. Steeped in history and jaw-dropping true stories, look forward to a unique insight into life behind bars this half term!

From infamous prison escapes to coldblooded crimes and the day-to-day activities of the inmates; Shrewsbury Prison is full of unforgettable stories that will amaze and astound you!

Prison Cell Tours | Shrewsbury Prison
Awesome family day out. The whole experience from entering the prison to leaving was welcome, authentic, unique and comes highly recommended.
Tammy P

WHAT WE HAVE TO OFFER

Guided Tours By Prison Officers Unique Prison Cell Escape Rooms Restaurant, Museum & Gift Shop Group 12 Fun For All The Family, Old Or Young! Great Value Self-Guided Tour Options pin 100m From Shrewsbury Train Station

TRIPADVISOR’S #1 DESTINATION

We’re proud to be rated the #1 tourist destination in Shropshire on Tripadvisor, with an average rating of 4.5/5 from over 2,500 reviews. Visit us to see what we’re all about!

AS SEEN ON THE BIG SCREEN

From Hollywood blockbusters to BBC dramas, Shrewsbury Prison has provided iconic backdrops to many films and TV series.

Most recently, the prison was used as the location for the hit BBC drama, Time, starring Sean Bean and Stephen Graham.

BBC's Time TV Show | Filmed at Shrewsbury Prison

HOME TO INFAMOUS INMATES

Robert Welch was a key member of the infamous 15-man gang that stole £2.6 million from a Royal Mail train in August 1963. This is the equivalent to £50 million today! He was incarcerated in Shrewsbury in 1964 following a 30-year sentence.

Learn more about our infamous inmates on our fascinating Guided Tours!

Convict Robert Welch

PRISON TOURS

  • Guided by Prison Officers
  • Self-Guided option
  • Great for all ages
Guided Tours at Shrewsbury Prison

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