Darwin Town Trail

'The Darwin Town Trail takes you to the significant places around the town that influenced a young Charles Darwin and helped shape him into one of the world's most famous people.'

Distance (miles)
Starting from
Darwin Gate, West Midlands, Shrewsbury
Type of Walk

'Darwin was born at Mount House in Shrewsbury on 12th February 1809 and spent the first 27 years of his life in the town. Darwin's early life inspired his fascination with the natural world leading to his theories of evolution. Much of Shrewsbury remains unchanged since Darwin's time, indeed he would still recognise much of town ... '

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