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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note that in light of the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, users should take heed of the current information available from GOV.UK:

Therefore, the groups, clubs and societies listed within the Shropshire Community Directory may still be unable to meet, and there may also be a reduced service available from other local and national organisations.

For more information, please contact the individual groups or organisations listed. Stay alert and stay safe.

Discover Market Drayton (Tourism and Visitor Guide)


Discover Market Drayton is a website providing information for visitors to Market Drayton.  It includes information about the town and the surrounding area, with details of attractions and places to visit, as well as key information about local facilities and services.

Market Drayton is an historic and friendly town in North Shropshire with a thriving market each Wednesday.  It has a reputation for being the home of gingerbread baking, and is also notable for being the town where Robert Lord Clive of India was educated.  The Shropshire Union Canal runs through the town providing leisure facilities for local people, tourists and canal enthusiasts.

The Discover Market Drayton website was launched in 2015, and is a joint venture between Market Drayton Community Partnership and Market Drayton Town Council.

For more information about Market Drayton, please follow the links to the various websites.

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