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Inspiration

  1. Summer blooms are bursting with joy and its time to embrace the season and what better way than joining in the hand tied bouquet workshop with Nettie of the Gorge.
    1. 22 Jun 2024
  2. Cattle on show at Newport Show
    1. 13 Jul 2024
  3. One of the award-winning museums within the Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the Ironbridge Gorge museum Trust. Discover how British tile designers fashioned our world at Jackfield Tile Museum. Experience some of the most beautiful tiles in the world, including designs by famous artists. Discover where natural resources met amazing skills, artistry and craft in a 19th-century creative hub. Explore galleries and room settings (Edwardian Tube Station, butchers and church) filled with tiles you can touch. See tiles by Salvador Dali and William Morris and Victorian tiles in an original, working factory. Take part in tile decorating workshops throughout school holiday periods (additional costs apply) and create designs of your own.
    1. Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, formerly known as Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is a small family run zoo in Shropshire.
      1. 1 Jan 000131 Dec 9999
    2. Wellington Late Night Market
      Wellington Late Night Market's are back with great entertainment, and delicious food, it’s the perfect night out with family and friends!
      1. 27 Jul 2024
      2. 29 Jun 202329 Jun 2024
      3. 31 Aug 2024
      4. 28 Sep 2024
    3. Walkers on the 50 walking route in Telford surrounded by bluebells
      This exciting event offers a range of guided walks for locals and visitors alike to explore the stunning scenery of Telford. Whether you are a seasoned hiker or a family looking for a fun day out, there is a walk to suit all abilities and interests.
      1. 27 May 20242 Jun 2024

    Things To Do Highlights

    Buildwas Abbey

    Visit the impressive ruins of Buildwas Abbey,  a Cistercian abbey, that retains its 12th century…

    Small Woods

    Small Woods are the national charitable organisation who stand for sustainable woods alive with…

    Young girl enjoying using the high ropes course.

    High Ropes.  Warm up on the lower section before heading to the “Leap of Faith” 10 metres off…

    Arthurs Kitchen at Fordhall Organic Farm

    As England’s first community owned farm, Fordhall is a great place for a day out for the whole…

    Lilleshall Hall Gardens

    Nestled in the Shropshire countryside, Lilleshall Hall is set in spectacular and secluded…

    Lady at a bowling alley

    Tenpin Telford is the home of indoor entertainment for a laughter-filled time with family and…

    Telford Ice Rink - skaters on the ice

    Telford Ice Rink is located in the heart of bustling Southwater. A great day out for all ages with…

    Severn Valley Railway

    Step back in time for a whole day out on the award-winning Severn Valley Railway. Discover…

    Mini Raft Hire

    Shropshire Raft Tours provides a range of water sports based on the River Severn in The Gorge…

    Some of the locomotives that may be seen at Telford Steam Railway

    Telford Steam Railway operates every Sunday and Bank Holiday from Easter until the end of September…

    Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

    Imagine sitting with your family and friends on a bench in a tranquil and peaceful outdoor space,…

    Exterior of Southwater Library illuminated in with purple lights

    Southwater Library is on the first floor in Southwater One, an iconic gold building located in the…

    Frontage of Telford Theatre, Oakengates showing Green and Purple colours to the building

    Telford's largest live entertainment venue hosting a wide range of entertainment to suite everyone

    Telford Town Park

    Telford Town Park is a multi award-winning park located in the heart of Telford and close to…

    Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

    Take off to the Royal Air Force Museum Midlands and enjoy a great day out for all the family.…

    Various breads including sourdough, focaccia, hot cross buns, Shropshire butter bun, cinnamon knot, tiger bread

    A bread making school in Ironbridge with in-person and online classes teaching you how to make…

    Team Photo with Animals

    Exotic Zoo is a family favourite and award winning small zoo that has topped trip advisor for many…

    Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World

    Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World, formerly known as Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom is a small family run zoo in…

    Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

    Beautiful and natural flowers with a touch of the wild. Promotes sustainability and supports local…

    Hencote Vineyard & Estate

    Hencote allows visitors to learn the story of the grape from vine to bottle, in wine tours and…

    Ironbridge Gorge Museums Jackfield Tile Museum

    One of the award-winning museums within the Ironbridge Valley of Invention, managed by the…

    Young people playing adventure golf on a sunny day

    Adventure Golf is set within the heart of Telford Town Park, the whole family can join in for this…

    What's On Highlights

    trays of potted plants ready to be taken home to your garden

    Are you looking for some late blooming plants to cheer your garden up after the Summer?

    Openings

    10.30am

    8th September 2024
    Vegetables cooking on an open grill

    All about the veggies - Vegetables and fire are like a match made in heaven, yet the veg often gets…

    Openings

    10am - 4pm

    13th August 2024
    Adam Purnell cooking on open flame

    Taking it to the next level - Intermediate class. This class skips the basics of fire management,…

    Openings

    10a, - 4pm

    31st July 2024
    Summer dried wreath workshop with Nettie of the Gorge

    Celebrate the beauty of Summer blooms with a Summer Wreath Making experience with Nettie of the…

    Openings

    Season

    8th June 2024
    A velociraptor pictured in front of the Jurassic park gate.

    Come to Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World for a fantastic weekend of all things Dinosaur!!

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    24th August 2024-26th August 2024
    1940s Telford Steam Railway

    1940s throwback weekend hosted by Telford Steam Railway

    Openings

    Season

    24th August 2024-25th August 2024
    A bow tie on a plain background to promote the Father's Day offer

    Come along to Hoo Zoo this Father's Day and don’t forget to bring your dad along…for half price.

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    16th June 2024
    Family and community day at Telford Campus

    Bring your family and friends for a day filled with learning, fun, and community spirit.

    Openings

    2-4pm

    15th June 2024
    a cartoon picture of Santa sitting in a beach chair on a beach with a drink in a coconut in his hand.  He's wearing his santa hat with shorts and t-sh

    Come along for a unique experience at Hoo Zoo. See Santa as he visits his furry and feathered…

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    22nd June 2024
    Wellington Late Night Market

    Wellington Late Night Market's are back with great entertainment, and delicious food, it’s the…

    Openings

    Season

    29th June 2023-29th June 2024

    Season

    27th July 2024

    Season

    31st August 2024

    Season

    28th September 2024
    Adam Purnell pictured cooking over fire

    This is a great opportunity to learn how to utilise these Kamado Joe grills to their full…

    Openings

    10am - 4pm

    14th August 2024
    Digbeth Dining Club

    Exciting news for Telford foodies! Digbeth Dining Club is coming to Telford Town Park on its…

    Openings

    12 - 7pm (last entry 6pm)

    8th June 2024
    Walkers on the 50 walking route in Telford surrounded by bluebells

    This exciting event offers a range of guided walks for locals and visitors alike to explore the…

    Openings

    Season

    27th May 2024-2nd June 2024
    An illistrated map of the Shropshire Good Food Trail

    Indulge in a culinary journey like no other as we celebrate the Shropshire Good Food Trail in…

    Openings

    Season

    20th July 2024-31st August 2024
    a sip and paint class taking part in an event

    Have you always wanted to learn to paint? Or maybe you could use a little relaxation after a long…

    Openings

    7pm - 9pm

    5th July 2024
    Giant robot at Shropshire Camp Bestival

    Get ready to explore the wonderful world of Camp Bestival at Weston Park. Following a hugely…

    Openings

    Season

    15th August 2024-18th August 2024
    An illustration of Doctor Dolittle with the animals

    Family theatre - Doctor Dolittle leads a simple life as the village doctor in sleepy…

    Openings

    3pm

    20th August 2024
    Summer hand tied bouquet workshop with Nettie of the Gorge

    Summer blooms are bursting with joy and its time to embrace the season and what better way than…

    Openings

    Season

    22nd June 2024
    Comic Con Midlands

    Monopoly Events is bringing Comic Con to Telford for the Midlands BIGGEST pop culture celebration!

    Openings

    Season

    15th June 2024-16th June 2024
    Three Oddsocks cast members dressed in togas

    Julius Caesar - the most famous political coup in literature is given the Oddsocks treatment

    Openings

    7.30pm

    7th July 2024
    an example of glass fusing showing a colourful campervan

    Glass Fusing @ Paint & Create - Bring along your friends for drinks, nibbles and glass fusing in a…

    Openings

    7pm - 9pm

    5th June 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    3rd October 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    6th November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    27th November 2024
    An illustration of a woolly mammoth with Nigel's headshot inserted

    Nigel Marven IS BACK and this time he’s helping Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World celebrate the Ice Age!

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    1st June 2024-2nd June 2024
    Parklands Festival

    Head to Telford Town Park QEII Arena for a weekend of electronic music with Audio Tek…

    Openings

    2-11pm

    22nd June 2024-23rd June 2024
    Little boy in red arrows overalls stood in front of an old plane

    The RAF Cosford Air Show will include an action-packed flying display, including powerful…

    Openings

    Season

    9th June 2024

    Where to Stay Highlights

    1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

    STATIC HOLIDAY CARAVANS CARAVAN CLUB TOURING SITE [CL] We are a small family run Park set in the…

    YHA Coalbrookdale

    YHA Ironbridge Coalbrookdale is located within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, home to 10…

    Master Suite

    Spa and golf retreat overlooking the Ironbridge Gorge in Telford. Our Telford Hotel & Golf Resort,…

    The Hundred House Hotel

    Award winning Restaurant & Gardens with 10 individually styled en suite rooms. Always a friendly…

    Coalport Station Holidays

    Coalport Station Holidays offers exceptional self-catering accommodation in two railway carriages…

    The Swan Taphouse

    Where authentic American Pit BBQ & English Classics come together with one big bite. Enjoyed with a…

    Ironbridge View Townhouse

    Ironbridge View Townhouse is an award winning luxury, self- catering holiday home. Stunning views…

    hotel with path way at Goldstone

    Goldstone is an award winning Restaurant, Hotel & Garden situated in rural Shropshire about half…

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House is set in the quiet village of Coalbrookdale, just a mile from the…

    Hencote Glamping Village- Lodge with Hot Tub

    Hencote's luxury glamping lodges provide comfort and luxury, no matter how long guests stay for.…

    The International Hotel

    Our hotel has 101 bedrooms, a mixture of double and twin occupancy. Continental breakfast is…

    The Malthouse Rooms

    Located beside the River Severn in the village of Ironbridge Gorge, the lively Malthouse boasts 12…

    Priory Cottage Stable Wing

    Self Catering cottage in the heart of Much Wenlock, 5 miles from Ironbridge. Attractive listed…

    Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

    Moreton Hall Farm is an equisite 19th century working farm with self catering cottages, in Newport,…

    The White Hart

    Sitting on the Banks of the River Severn in the heart of the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge…

    Puddle Duck Cottages

    Award winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages that have been featured as one of the top…

    The Grange - Hencote- A Georgian Farmhouse

    The Grange is a newly resorted Georgian Farmhouse which can cater up to 14 guests across 7 en suite…

    Temple of Diana

    A stay on the estate gives guests the chance to truly enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the…

    Ramada Hotel Telford

    Set in the heart of Telford with its beautiful on site gardens, the Ramada Telford Ironbridge has…

    Ironbridge Holidays

    Welcome to Ironbridge Holidays, a premier collection of self catering  accommodation in the famous…

    Lilleshall House

    Wake up in the beautiful countryside in the historic stately home of Lilleshall House, Built in…

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    Inspiration

    1. Tantalise your taste buds this May Half Term at Ironbridge Valley of Invention

      This May half term, Ironbridge Valley of Invention is offering a jam-packed menu of events and activities inspired by the theme of food.

      16 May 2024
    2. Exploring Telford's Culinary Delights: Join the Shropshire Good Food Trail

      Indulge your taste buds and support local businesses as you embark on a culinary adventure across Telford. 

      16 May 2024
    3. Local artists invited to participate in the Footprint Gallery open exhibition

      The Footprint Gallery beckons artists from near and far to contribute their work for their upcoming Open Exhibition.

      25 Apr 2024
    4. Walkers looking at a map on the T50 walking trail

      It's time to get outdoors with a packed programme of free activities for all ages, abilities and interests. 

      3 Apr 2024
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