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The Quarry

Shrewsbury SY1 1JA, England
+44 1743 234050
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Prettiest gem of a city park!

We stumbled upon this secret little garden while taking a stroll around the river. My, the beauty... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
A vision of loveliness !

What exceptional displays in the flower beds which we so enjoyed after our visit to the flower... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jenny c
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Shrewsbury SY1 1JA, England
+44 1743 234050
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this secret little garden while taking a stroll around the river. My, the beauty of the flowers will simply take your breath away! Be prepared to walk amazed and to take dozens of photos, if gardens are your thing. It was raining...More

Thank Beverly954
Reviewed 5 days ago

What exceptional displays in the flower beds which we so enjoyed after our visit to the flower show. It is a most delightful oasis in the town. The gardens cascading to the water below. Gorgeous !

Thank jenny c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here on our recent visit to Shrewsbury and wondered around the park after our Sunday brunch. The park is beautiful, well kept and vast in size. There's the river to stroll by, a restaurant/pub on the river, swimming pool, gated gardens etc... all...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 5 days ago

We discovered we were a stone's throw from here on leaving the Sabrina river cruise. Lovely to be walking along the river, watching wild life, rowers and statues. We had several heavy rain showers for which hoods or umbrellas were necessary. Dingle gardens were heavenly...More

Thank Irene J
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a total surprise to see the sunken garden full of beautiful displays ,so colourful I understand it was built by Percy Thrower when he was head of the garden projects in Shrewsbury ,he lived very near,we were lucky enough to see the night...More

Thank Rosemary C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on the Sabrina river boat and the commentary made mention of the quarry and how beautiful it was. When we disembarked we made our way back to it and thoroughly enjoyed a stroll round the beautiful formal beds. The ornamental lake is the...More

Thank BarryStonehouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely garden built in an old quarry by Percy Thrower who lived in the black and White House next door.It has some beautiful trees a small lake with a statue of Sabrina the goddess of the Severn a statue of a heron and when we...More

Thank Pippa C
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful garden attraction - stunning flower arrangements but also able to see the american black heron close to the lake, which conveniently did not mind its picture being taken for ages

Thank Lord E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to go. The gardens are so well kept and A huge amount of open Space for children to play. Surrounded by the river with plenty of tours running all day. Lots of parking nearby and then only a short walk to a variety...More

Thank Foxman_89
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The gardens are beautiful and run down to the river Severn. We saw a Night Heron in the Dingle so were very excited.

Thank Linda C
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21 May 2017|
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Response from Simon W | Reviewed this property |
The Let's Rock website says to park at Meole Brace park and ride and that buses will then run to the Quarry.
Steve S
13 May 2017|
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Response from TheMoogs | Reviewed this property |
Hi, its less than a 10 minute walk away