One of the largest market towns in England, Wellington is proud to hold one of the country’s most ancient Market Charters (1244)
To this day Wellington’s beating heart is its central market with the finest in artisan foods and drinks and stalls that are both fascinating and plentiful in choice and value. Find here the freshest sea catch two days a week, fabulous farm eggs & meats, local cheeses, jams and wines, oh and the fresh baked walnut bread is worth a visit in itself (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday are market days).
The town centre has a special vintage and thrift offer through an array of renowned charity and pre-loved shops and the parking for all is free to add to the value & ease of a visit here.
Food and drink is on the ‘up’ in this town with real ale inns, a barista or two, home bakes and even its own micro-brewery.
The town offers a packed programme of events and festivals with open air markets, street food, arts, books, fayres and popups.
There’s even a Walking Festival to celebrate the town’s connectivity to that famous hill; the 1300 ft. high Wrekin and the proudly held Walkers are Welcome status, with regular guided walks available starting (and finishing) in the town centre.
The town’s train station lies at the heart of the town, next door to the stunning All Saints Church and open green. Rail connections are frequent and intercity with Shrewsbury and Mid-Wales to the West, and Wolverhampton, Birmingham and London to the East & South. Plus there are miles of bridleways, cycle paths, and rambling routes to suit the most adventurous of visitor.
So be sure to visit Wellington and enjoy a day out in an historic market town with a true taste of Shropshire.