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Oswestry (/ˈɒzwəstri/; Welsh: Croesoswallt), one of the UK's oldest border settlements, is the largest market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border. It is at the junction of the A5, A483, and A495 roads. The town was the administrative headquarters of the Borough of Oswestry until that was abolished under local government reorganisation with effect from 1 April 2009. Oswestry is the third largest town in Shropshire, following Telford and Shrewsbury. The 2011 Census recorded the population of the civil parish as 17,105 (up almost 10% from 15,613 in 2001) and the urban area as 16,660. The town is five miles (8 km) from the Anglo-Welsh border, and has a mixed Welsh and English heritage. It is the home of the Shropshire libraries' Welsh Collection. Oswestry is the largest settlement within the Oswestry Uplands, a designated natural area and national character area.

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If you are looking for travel information of Oswestry in United Kingdom, you've come to the right place. A gripping city on its own right, Manchester also deserves a visit. Add Manchester to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Museum Of Science And Industry, The Lowry, The Village. Also, to reach Oswestry, you'll have to take a flight to Manchester; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Oswestry*

  • Oswestry: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oswestry for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oswestry.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Oswestry - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.88 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 84.76 (Very High)
    • Cost of Living Index 66.78 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 81.48 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.33 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 125.44 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oswestry

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oswestry

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.18 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 65.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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