Welcome to Rohan Shrewsbury from Charlotte Mellor (store Manager), Bob Burton (Deputy Manager), Kim Hawkins, Gainor Shipman, Liz Jones, Ian Cartwright and James Estcourt.
Shop Address: 75 Mardol, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1PZ
Shop Telephone Number: 01743 272108
Shop Opening Hours:
Directions to the Shop: Just a few minutes’ walk from the town centre and market square onto Mardol where our lovely store is waiting with friendly and helpful staff for all your Rohan needs. Accessibility to Shrewsbury is excellent with a vibrant bus station 10mins away and excellent train services running constantly which is again only 10mins away from our main centre. For customers driving to Shrewsbury there are multiple park and ride options around the town to get into the centre.
Local Knowledge: Shrewsbury is a historic and cultural filled Market town known as the ‘Town of Flowers’, Shrewsbury has masses of appeal for all with picturesque views in the Quarry and Dingle just a short stroll from the local shops. Shrewsbury is nestled in glorious countryside near the welsh borders surrounded by great hills to hike such as Longmynd, Haughmond Hill and Hawkstone Park Follies.
While in our quaint town we have some wonderful places for you to come and visit. Why not start your day at the Bear Steps in one of Shrewsbury Iconic Georgian buildings that serves excellent quality food and cakes alongside a great selection of beverages. The options are endless for you to come and visit Shrewsbury while you shop with us we have the Shrewsbury Castle which is a Regimental Museum, the newly opened Museum and Art Gallery in Market Square which offers you the chance to discover a mix of both the old and new. The museum is spread across a set of buildings from a medieval town house to an early Victorian music hall spanning more than 750 years of history.
After visiting these why not stop for a spot of lunch at one of our many independent restaurants and bistros just an example of our vast choice is The House of the Rising Sun which is inspired by the 18th century French and British colonialism meeting subtly with Eastern opulence and beauty. The restaurant serves sublime food from the Pacific Rim so make sure to add them to your list of places to visit.
Aroma Tea & Coffee – Shop 8 St Mary’s Place, Shrewsbury SY1 1DZ
Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery – The Square, Shrewsbury SY1 1LH
Tanners wines – 36 High Street, Bridgnorth WV16 4DB
Shropshire Regimental Museum – Castle St, Shrewsbury SY1 2AT
The Abbey – 83 Monkmoor Road, Shrewsbury SY2 5AZ
House of the rising sun – 18 Butcher Row, Shrewsbury SY1 1UW
Bear Steps – Fish St, Shrewsbury SY1 1UH
Local Events: Shrewsbury has a variety of different events and shows to visit throughout the year these include The Shrewsbury Flower Show, The Regatta, Dragon Boat Festival and many more.
The Shrewsbury Flower Show is one of the country’s premier flower show events, which features T.V Personalities, Celebrity Chefs, Singers and spectacular arena acts which are there over both days to entertain all for 12 hours a day. On the final day of the event every year there is a magnificent firework display in the evening for all to enjoy.
Staff Recommendations: Here at Shrewsbury our team has a couple of great recommendations of independents for you to visit after your trip in store here are just a few but do not hesitate to ask when in store we have lots to open your eyes too.
Tanners Wine (Winner of the 2015 Wine Oscars Best Independent) is one of the top places for the wine connoisseurs to visit on Wyle Cop. Tanners wines have been in Shropshire since 1936 but dating back much further taking over the top wine merchants Thomas Southam & Son and carrying out the excellent service and vast choices of wines, beers and spirits for all tastes.
Aroma Tea & Coffee Merchants is a must for all customers to visit whilst in Shrewsbury being an independent here for over three decades, and family run, producing the best selection and varieties of tea & coffee from 20 different sources including sacks of beans from Congo, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Brazil, Colombia, Ethiopia, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Indonesia, Mexico, Haiti, Peru, Kenya and El Salvador.
The Abbey – The Abbey of Saint Peter and Saint Paul also just known as the Abbey is one of the oldest buildings in Shrewsbury dating back to 1083 and is a Grade 1 listed building. The Abbey grew to be one of the most important and influential abbeys in England and a centre of pilgrimage definitely a place worth visiting during your stay.
Out of Town Adventures: Haughmond Hill and Haughmond Abbey Ruins are just a short drive out of Shrewsbury with multiple walks and bike trails at different inclines for all levels. With beautiful scenery and Haughmond quarry to look onto, there are plenty of peaceful picnic spots and wonderful vista.
Hawkstone Park Follies, a historic woodland fantasy, is only 30mins out of town with caves, crags, cliffs, deep triumphant woods and a series of extraordinary monuments which were built over 200 years ago. Many events occur all year round for all ages with great activities and adventure walks.
Longmynd is 30mins away from Shrewsbury. There are many different routes to take over Longmynd which bring you back time and again to see panoramic views of the surroundings; with different length trails for a variety of abilities situated parallel to Church Stretton with its lovely hotels such as Longmynd Hotel which dating back to the early 1900’s and originally attracting Edwardian visitors to the ‘little Switzerland’ of Church Stretton it has an excellent hill-top location.