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Wem is a small market town in Shropshire.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

1 Wem train station is served by Arriva Trains (Wales) from Shrewsbury, roughly every 2 hours, journey takes around 20 minutes and costs £3.10. Trains also run in the opposite direction from Cheshire.

By bus[edit]

Arriva buses from Shrewsbury, journey takes roughly 1 hour.

Get around[edit]

Almost everywhere in Wem can be accessed by foot. However a local bus that runs from the Co-op in the centre of town around the housing estates, journeys cost from 20p. There are also a few local taxi firms.


  • 1 Mythstories Museum, Aston St, SY4 5AU, +44 7969 541552. is a unique museum of Myth & Fable located in Wem. Mythstories has exhibitions and storytelling research material. It features regular storytelling events throughout the year. Admission is free.
  • 2 Hawkestone Follies, Weston Under Redcastle, SY4 5UY (Just 3 miles from Wem). The Follies is made up of cliffs, caves, woods and a series of extraordinary monuments. After years of neglect, it was restored and re-opened in 1993. Hawkstone Park (Q5685294) on Wikidata Hawkstone Park on Wikipedia






Go next[edit]

Routes through Wem
Northwich  N UK road A49.svg S  Shrewsbury

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