Shropshire Star

Shropshire town named one of 'UK's best places to live' - with high marks for food and indie shops

A Shropshire market town has made it onto a list of the best places to live in the UK made by a leading lifestyle website.

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As part of its Top 260 Best Places to Live series, Muddy Stilettos has named one of the county's towns as among the top places to be a resident in the country.

The website took a virtual road trip across the UK and considered factors like commuting, schools, amenities and culture.

Only one town in Shropshire made the top 260 Best Places to Live and was named in the online magazine's 'Best of the Rest' category: Shrewsbury.

"Soak up the history and period architecture of this vibrant hilltop market town with a good food scene, endless indie shops and ringed by beautiful countryside," Muddy Stilettos said of the market town. "The timber-framed buildings, riverside location and gaggle of indie businesses are just a few of the reasons Shrewsbury’s a vibe.