Oswestry Coach Friendly Town

A Coach Friendly Town

Oswestry receives Coach Friendly Status

Oswestry BID, with the assistance of Oswestry Town Council, have been working to achieve the recognised Coach Friendly Accreditation Status for the town, and on 9th November 2023, were awarded this accolade by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT).

Oswestry in a Nutshell

Oswestry is a historic market town in rural Shropshire within easy reach of the major areas of population in the West Midlands & North West Regions. It is also close to significant areas of tourism activity such as North Wales, Chester, Manchester, Birmingham & Liverpool. Oswestry was awarded “Best large town in Britain” at the Britain in Bloom Finals 2023, and is well known for its independent shops, cafes, markets, award-winning park, heritage railway, and being the birthplace of poet and soldier, Wilfred Owen.

Free Coach Parking

Oswestry has a well-established Coach Park offering free parking, situated next to the Old Station Building and Cambrian Heritage Railways Museum. Just a 5 minute walk up to the shops and market along Oswald Road.

For the best experience for coach parties, passengers and drivers, it’s suggested that you book in beforehand with David Clough from Oswestry Town Council. David is happy to arrange a personal meet & greet for coach visitors at Castle View.

A Guided Walking Tour of Oswestry may also be arranged for groups of visitors, if pre-booked.

To pre-book, contacts David Clough at Oswestry Town Council on 01691 680222 or email davidclough@oswestry-tc.gov.uk

Find the Coach Park on Google Maps.

Coach pick up & drop off

  • Castle View behind the Guildhall.- an “official welcome” is available here.
  • 200 yards along on the right-hand side, past the Wynnstay Hotel, and in the bus stop bay outside the Lanyon Bowdler building, which is a long extended bus stop bay.

Oswestry Visitor Information Centre

Oswestry Visitor Information Centre is open Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, from 10am to 3pm.
Address: Castle View,  Oswestry SY11 1JR (next to Oswestry Library).
Tel: 01691 662753
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OswestryTourism

Website: https://www.visitoswestry.co.uk/