There are many historic pubs and restaurants in Shifnal. 'Old Idsall House' is believed to be the town's oldest building dating back to the 16th Century, while St Andrew's Church has a Norman Chancel.
Shifnal has many community groups and sports clubs for football, cricket, golf, tennis and ice hockey. There is the Idsall Sports Centre which has excellent indoor and outdoor facilities.
Wheatfield Drive Recreation Area is a popular play area with a BMX track and nearby Telford offers a full-sized ice rink.
For days out visit the Royal Air Force Museum at Cosford; Boscobel House and the Royal Oak that sheltered Charles II, or stunning Ironbridge with its Gorge and museum.