Shropshire Council

Markets in Shropshire

All markets sell a wide variety of fresh produce and goods, and at Shrewsbury market you'll find some lines unique to that market.

Ludlow

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays all day, with a farmers' market on most Thursdays

Set in the beautiful and historic Castle Square, Ludlow's market is a vital part of the town's commercial and touristic offering.

Ellesmere

Tuesdays 9am - 2pm

An indoor market in the Market Hall, Scotland Street, set in Shropshire's Lakeland.

Market Drayton

Wednesdays 9am - 3pm

Street and indoor markets in Cheshire Street, and the home of gingerbread.

We and our predecessor bodies have a long history of operating the markets in Market Drayton, and consider them to be a vital part of the social and economic fabric of the town. To assist us in the protection of our market rights we've adopted a market rights policy which sets out arrangements for the licencing, setting up and operation of temporary markets within Market Drayton. 

Wem

Thursdays 9am - 2pm

An indoor market in the Town Hall, High Street, and home of the sweetpea.

Shrewsbury

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 8am - 4pm.

An indoor market on Claremont Street (first floor). A small number of traders also open on Monday and Thursday mornings.

Whitchurch

Fridays 8am - 1pm

An indoor market in the Market Hall, High Street. A farmers market is held here on the first Saturday of every month.

For further details, or if you're interested in trading opportunities, please contact;

  • Ellesmere - Wendy at All Together Ellesmere Community Interest Company on 01691 624488
  • Wem - Wem Town Council on 01939 232299
  • Market Drayton - Dermot McGillicuddy at LSD Promotions on 01384 877336 or 07889 975702
  • Shrewsbury - Mike Cox at Shrewsbury Town Council, on 01743 257659
  • Whitchurch - Whitchurch Town Council, on 01948 665761