Oswestry, which is a town and a civil parish in Shropshire in England, is a town located near the Welsh border, and has a mixed heritage of English and Welsh cultures.
Oswestry is the third largest town in Shropshire, and has a population of close to 20,000 people.
Oswestry has been settled as early as the Iron Age, when a hill fort was established - during 550 BC, which tourists can visit. The town is also famous for being the location of the battle of Maserfield during Saxon times.
When visiting the town - whether with your family or a group, or by yourself, you can visit the many historic landmarks in the town. Some of those include the Whittington castle which is near Whittington, which is a castle in the northern part of Shropshire. The castle is being maintained and preserved for future generations by the Whittington Castle Preservation Fund.
When visiting the castle you will be able to view the 13th century style of architecture.
Another local attraction is the shelf bank, which is a big hill in the centre of the town, which is 145 meters in height (476 feet). It is surrounded by a desolate area of old railway sidings.
Another local attraction is the Cambrian Railway Museum and the Cambrian Visitor Centre.
If you are more interested in the night life the town has to offer, you can enjoy in many of the pubs around the town - about 30 overall.
If you prefer to visit the local churches you can visit the St Oswald's Church which is almost 1,000 years old.
You can also visit the Holy Trinity Parish church which is situated in Roft street.
If you are a Methodist you have a choice between two different churches - the Horeb church which is located in Victoria road, and the Oswestry Methodist church. You can also got a Baptist church called the Cornerstone Baptist, which is located in Lower Brook, and is one of the more modern churches - it was established during the 1970s.
There are various other churches in the area as well - both old and newer.
If you are worried about transportation you have a lot of different choices - from the A483 and A495, as well as the A5 roads, so you can reach the town by car. The town also offers various local buses that also reach locations near by, which you can take, making it ideal for tourists who want to visit as much places as they can during their vacation.
The town also boasts being the birth place or home to many famous persons - including the comedy writer Jesse Armstrong which is a co-creator of the famous TV comedy show Peep Show, and the co-writer of The Thick of It as well as a co-writer on That Mitchell and Webb Sound, which was a radio sketch show aired on the BBC, featuring comedians David Mitchell and Robert Webb - both the main start of the TV series Peep Show. The radio show later developed into a comedy TV series.