Oswestry is a large market town in the north-west of Shropshire and in the west of England. Having become a market town in the twelfth century, Oswestry was later to become the birthplace of war poet Wilfred Owen. Modern-day Oswestry is a busy and bustling market town featuring loads of picturesque architecture. Outdoorsy types can enjoy the gorgeous countryside surrounding Oswestry whilst historians can visit the nearby castles of Chirk, Powis and Whittingon. Shoppers, meanwhile, can enjoy wandering through the charming streets of Oswestry, visiting its many high-street and independent shops, as well as its fantastic boutiques and vibrant markets. A charming town, Oswestry is perfect for those looking for a little old-world charm in a bustling environment. Families will be delighted with the range of excellent independent and state schools serving Oswestry and its surrounding area. Properties to rent in Oswestry range from beautiful apartments in converted homes to expansive family houses in the nearby countryside, as well as terraces perfect for young families.