What’s on at Shrewsbury Prison this Christmas?

What’s on at Shrewsbury Prison this Christmas?

It isn’t often that you get the chance to explore a prison, but with our unique Escape Rooms, and Tours, you could be experiencing life behind bars this Christmas!

What’s on in Shrewsbury?

Shrewsbury prison offers something for everyone. History buffs will enjoy our expert-led Guided Tours and Self-Guided exploration while kids and grown-ups alike will love our axe-throwing and testing Escape rooms. If you are looking for a day out for the all the family, our prison welcomes you for the best day out in Shrewsbury this festive period. We are open every day of the school holidays apart from Christmas Day and Boxing Day, giving you plenty of opportunities to visit us and try something new this festive season.

Keep the kids busy and become fully immersed into our one-of-a-kind location. Take on the challenge of our adrenaline-charged escape rooms as you work together to escape an actual prison cell using the clues hidden around and hints from your officer.

A family attempting to escape the cell escape room

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The perfect family day out.

Interested in our history? Join one of our expert Prison Officer Tour Guides to learn about the prison from Georgian times to today. During your tour, you Guide will shine a light on what life was like for prisoners, officers, and visitors. Bringing the prison to life through a no-holds-barred tour of this historic and fascinating building. There is over 200 years of history to explore, and it can all be found behind the tall walls of Shrewsbury Prison.

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Whilst you plan your last-minute trip, we would like to take a moment to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. On behalf of the team here at Shrewsbury Prison may the Christmas Season bring only happiness and joy to you and your family. We look forward to seeing many of you over the Christmas period and as we head into the New Year!

Officers stood cross armed smiling

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