Our first 2 nights were spent on a beautiful campsite (Oxon Hall) just outside the town of Shrewsbury, somewhere we'd not been before.
We had booked a pitch in the adults only section of the park and although it was very busy it was also very peaceful. We spent the first afternoon walking to one of the 'local' pubs for a late lunch before spending the evening on the campsite. The next day we caught the park and ride bus (just outside the site) into town for the day where we did a boat trip to get our bearings and then walked to the places we'd spotted from the boat. We had lunch in town before returning to the campsite for a Chinese takeaway (again situated just outside the site and recommended by the wardens).