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The Return of Shrewsbury Prison's Christmas Market

The Return of Shrewsbury Prison's Christmas Market

2nd November 2023

A Unique Christmas Market in Shrewsbury Our Christmas Market is set to return within the walls of Shrewsbury Prison. It isn’t quite how you would envision spending Christmas with your loved ones for a festive day out, but that’s what makes it so unique. And believe us when we say our Christmas Market is back, […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Announce unique Christmas Party Packages!

27th October 2023

Are you looking for the perfect Christmas Party for your colleagues or sports team? Join us at Shrewsbury Prison and treat them to a festive dinner, team building exercises and a day out to remember! Our corporate Christmas packages are like no other. Whether you are getting a taste of life as a prisoner, taking […]

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Kids Go Free this October Half Term at Shrewsbury Prison!

Kids Go Free this October Half Term at Shrewsbury Prison!

18th October 2023

We’re offering great value for money this October half term with FREE tickets for children on all Self-Guided and Guided Tours! Buy online or onsite to redeem up to 2 free child tickets for every group booking from 21st October – 5th November. Shrewsbury Prison is the perfect place for your family day out this […]

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An Immersive Dark Tourism Attraction Awaits to Welcome you for Unforgettable Summer Holidays!

An Immersive Dark Tourism Attraction Awaits to Welcome you for Unforgettable Summer Holidays!

10th July 2023

The countdown begins for Summer Breakout, our biggest, most extensive offering yet! Designed to challenge your skills, test your ability and keep the kids busy without having to feel the pinch. Summer Breakout offers 3 exclusive discounts and 3 additional benefits across our tours, activities and events, running during the 6-week summer holidays from 22nd […]

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An Inclusive Dark Tourism Attraction

An Inclusive Dark Tourism Attraction

20th June 2023

That time of year has come, where many companies display their support for Pride in a variety of visible ways. Many choose to run campaigns, hold diversity and inclusion workshops, fundraise, or have their own celebration. But is there enough awareness out there to educate and inspire people to make the positive changes to ensure […]

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Shrewsbury Prison’s Famous Team

13th June 2023

Since Shrewsbury Prison’s closure back in 2013, it is safe to say that we’ve had our fair share of being in the spotlight. Coronation Street, The Apprentice and Man Like Mobeen are just a few of the many productions filmed at Shrewsbury Prison. But what is it like to host a production at a decommissioned […]

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Shrewsbury Prison – A Popular Filming Location

Shrewsbury Prison – A Popular Filming Location

8th June 2023

  The Apprentice – Series 17 At the start of this year, the BBC aired its 17th series of The Apprentice which saw 18 candidates compete to become Lord Alan Sugar’s next aspiring business partner of 2023. Tasked with hosting immersive events at two of the top tourist attractions in the West Midlands, the apprentices […]

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Shrewsbury Prison’s Future Secured

Shrewsbury Prison’s Future Secured

6th June 2023

In March 2013, the Ministry of Justice carried out the decision as part of the national reorganisation of prisons, to close seven “old and uneconomic” public-sector prisons in a bid to cut costs. The future for Shrewsbury Prison was then in doubt and it was sold to property developer, The Osbourne Group, in January 2015. […]

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Make May Half Term one to remember at An Immersive Dark Tourism Attraction

Make May Half Term one to remember at An Immersive Dark Tourism Attraction

2nd May 2023

Spring has well and truly sprung as we dive into a glorious British summer, bringing with it plenty of opportunity for family bonding during May Half Term as we get ready to welcome an influx of visitors through our enormous prison gates. Escape The Ordinary, running from the 27th May – 4th June, is a […]

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The Great EGGscape at Shrewsbury Prison

The Great EGGscape at Shrewsbury Prison

22nd March 2023

Experience an EGG‘CELL’ent Easter behind bars! Join in on our Easter activities as you hop down to Shrewsbury Prison, running from the 1st –16th April. Choose from two EGG‘CELL’ent escape rooms, the perfect way to get together as a family and enjoy a day out with a difference. From battling the locks and defying darkness […]

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Join Shrewsbury Prison Behind Bars for a Big Screen Corporate Day Out!

Join Shrewsbury Prison Behind Bars for a Big Screen Corporate Day Out!

16th March 2023

The Apprentice 2023  Episode 8 gave everyone a little taste of Shrewsbury Prison’s Team Building Behind Bars offering, albeit not exactly how our Prison Officers would have delivered the event. Our corporate experiences have been carefully thought out and developed into three easily digested packages; Enjoy & Reward, Engage & Inspire and Enthuse & Energise. […]

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Shrewsbury Prison Honours a Significant Milestone - 10 Years Since Closure

Shrewsbury Prison Honours a Significant Milestone - 10 Years Since Closure

9th March 2023

10 years ago, in March 2013, the Ministry of Justice carried out the decision as part of the national reorganisation of prisons, to close seven “old and uneconomic” public-sector prisons in a bid to cut costs. On the date of Shrewsbury Prison’s closure, 31st of March 2013, the prison staff paraded through the prison gates. […]

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