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Your summer of fun awaits...

Inspiration

  1. Classic motor day event with the classic vehicles lined up through the field.
    Local enthusiasts will show off their classic vehicles and share their passion, at this popular event growing year on year, a perfect day out this summer.
    1. Hot air balloons in Telford Town Park arena
      Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday Activities and events will take place across the entire weekend and will take place in the Telford Town Park QEII Arena.
      1. 23 Aug 202425 Aug 2024
    2. 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. 31 Aug 2024
        3. 28 Sep 2024
        4. 29 Jun 202429 Jun 2025

      Things To Do Highlights

      Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

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

      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…

      Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

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

      Small Woods

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

      Telford Bike Hub

      Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

      Golf Course

      HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE: Par 72, 18 hole championship golf course 6741 yard course Designed by renowned…

      The Old Coracle Shed

      The Ironbridge Coracle Trail is a very pleasant 20 minute walk along the River Severn between the…

      Spa Treatments

      The Spa is a great space to unwind and recharge Put your feet up and pamper yourself. Our…

      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…

      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…

      Severn Valley Railway

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

      Off exploring Ropewalk

      Severn Gorge Countryside Trust is an independent Charitable Trust and Limited Company. The Trust…

      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…

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums Jackfield Tile Museum

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

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums The Old Furnace and Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron

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

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalport China Museum

      Marvel at spectacular creations, exquisite ceramics and extraordinary craftsmanship at Coalport…

      Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Meet & Greet

      The perfect way to meet alpacas! Get up close and personal with our herd of 6 female and 3 male…

      Mini Raft Hire

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

      Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

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

      Team Photo with Animals

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

      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…

      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…

      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

      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
      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
      Hot air balloons in Telford Town Park arena

      Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday Activities…

      Openings

      Season

      23rd August 2024-25th 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
      Telford Steam Railway 1940s event

      1940s throwback weekend hosted by Telford Steam Railway

      Openings

      Season

      24th August 2024-25th August 2024
      Wellington Green Festival graphic

      Wellington’s first ever Green Festival – a chance to meet local green organisations, traders and…

      Openings

      10am - 3pm

      27th July 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
      AC West 2024

      ACWest is a premier tabletop gaming convention which offers a diverse range of options for every…

      Openings

      Season

      18th October 2024-20th October 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
      6 spot burnet moth

      Join Severn Gorge Countryside Trust for a morning all about marvellous moths

      Openings

      Season

      31st July 2024
      The theatre group pictured performing on an open air stage

      Join the troupe in Bowring Park for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘The Comedy of…

      Openings

      7pm

      6th September 2024
      Orbit Rocks promo graphic

      ​​​​​​​Prepare for a day filled with rhythm, melody, and the magic of the silver screen right in…

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      17th August 2024
      A photo from the inside of a previous show showing visitors and a red performance Honda on display

      Japanese Performance Show, the only indoor Jap car show in the UK

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      18th August 2024
      Alternative Craft and Small Business Market

      Join Bijoux Events for their next 'Alternative Craft and Small Business Market' at the Cock Hotel…

      Openings

      Season

      14th November 2024
      Jurassic Park film logo

      BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Watch the 1993 smash hit, Jurassic Park, on a huge outdoor cinema screen…

      Openings

      8.30pm

      24th August 2024
      Telford Colour Run

      The stunning grounds of Apley Estate will be awash with colour in aid of Lingen Davies Cancer Fund…

      Openings

      Season

      17th August 2024
      King Penguin encounter

      Acclaimed wildlife photographer Mark Sisson will be live on stage sharing his images and…

      Openings

      Season

      23rd July 2024
      Walking through Wellington

      Get your walking boots ready, Wellington Walking Festival is back for it's 13th year!  Explore 33…

      Openings

      Season

      11th September 2024-17th September 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
      Alternative Craft and Small Business Market

      Join Bijoux Events for their next 'Alternative Craft and Small Business Market' at the Cock Hotel…

      Openings

      Season

      17th October 2024
      Den building in the woods

      Discover the wonders of den building in the Loamhole Dingle. 

      Openings

      Season

      7th August 2024
      Model Railway Exhibition

      Join Telford Steam Railway for a captivating Model Railway and Collectibles Exhibition! Immerse…

      Openings

      Season

      28th 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
      Female Chef in Train Carriage surrounded by customers sat down

      Welcome to The Polar Express™ Train Ride at Telford Steam Railway, an immersive re-creation…

      Openings

      Season

      22nd November 2024-23rd December 2024

      Where to Stay Highlights

      The Barn Lees Farm - Yurt

      Welcome to The Barn at Lees Farm located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ironbridge…

      Hadley Park House

      Hadley Park House Hotel is an award-winning four-star luxury hotel and wedding venue in Telford.…

      The Barn Lees Farm - The Annex

      Welcome to The Barn at Lees Farm located in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site…

      TEL;Scouts Meadow

      Located in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge, Scout's Meadow is tucked away through…

      1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

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

      Priory Cottage Stable Wing

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

      The Hundred House Hotel

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

      The Swan Taphouse

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

      Coalport Station Holidays

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

      Ramada Hotel Telford

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

      The International Hotel

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

      Front of Venue

      Best Western Valley Hotel is a Country House hotel situated in the heart of the UNESCO World…

      YHA Coalbrookdale

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

      Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

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

      Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

      Puddle Duck Cottages

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

      Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

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

      Lilleshall House

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

      Master Suite

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

      The White Hart

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

      The Water Rat Riverside Pub & Rooms

      There are 6 beautifully appointed en-suite bedrooms in the connected Georgian House, with the large…

      hotel with path way at Goldstone

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

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      Inspiration

      1. Telford Balloon Fiesta - Night Glow - Everything you need to know

        Telford's annual Balloon Fiesta returns to Telford Town Park this August Bank Holiday. 

        9 Jul 2024
      2. A traditional seaside experience returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town

        A Victorian Seaside Experience is returning to Blists Hill Victorian Town this summer. 

        9 Jul 2024
      3. 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
      4. 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 and Shropshire.  

        16 May 2024
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