This Jarrold City Guide is a colourful and well-researched companion for the fascinating town of Shrewsbury. This Jarrold City Guide is a colourful and well-researched companion for the fascinating town of Shrewsbury. The concise yet informative text covers the history and development of Shrewsbury, from its foundations as a Roman city through to the modern day. The book includes events such as the famous Battle of Shrewsbury, an occurrence dramatised in the last two acts of Shakespeare's Henry IV - part I. The superb colour photography complements the text perfectly and captures the true flavour of this historic town and its situation on the River Severn. The attractions Shrewsbury has to offer are all included in this book: museums, art centres, the Shrewsbury Flower Show and places of interest in the surrounding area such as the Wroxeter Roman City. In addition, there is an interesting guided walk (with a map) through the town centre. A further information section lists details such as phone numbers, and opening times of the attractions featured in the text. The guide also has a well-illustrated, full-colour map with the useful landmarks of the city clearly shown.