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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. Frankly Alpaca invites visitors to a special spring farm experience, offering the chance to meet cuddly lambs, cute alpacas, and mini moos.
      1. 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.

        Things To Do Highlights

        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…

        Ironbridge Gorge Museums Blists Hill Victorian Town

        Step back in time and experience the sights, sounds and smells of Victorian life at Blists Hill…

        Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

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

        The Old Coracle Shed

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

        Wroxeter Roman Cityu

        Discover urban-living 2,000 years ago at Viriconium (Wroxeter) - once the fourth largest city in…

        Spa Treatments

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

        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…

        Ironbridge Gorge Museums Coalport China Museum

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

        Buildwas Abbey

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

        Telford Town Park Waterplay

        Looking for something a little different to do next time you visit Telford Town Park? Why not visit…

        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…

        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…

        Telford Town Park

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

        Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

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

        Severn Valley Railway

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

        Ironbridge Gorge Museums Jackfield Tile Museum

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

        Telford Bike Hub

        Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

        Wellington Orbit

        Wellington Orbit is a 63 seat cinema and café in the heart of Wellington, Shropshire. Affordable…

        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…

        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

        Hencote Vineyard & Estate

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

        Ironbridge Gorge Museums Enginuity

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

        What's On Highlights

        Race for Life Telford - 10k

        Walk, jog or run in a group or go solo to raise money for life-saving research.

        Openings

        9:30am

        26th May 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
        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
        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
        ELO Experience band pictured performing live music

        Clubfest 2024 promises an incredible, all-inclusive event that's not to be missed!

        Openings

        Season

        24th May 2024-28th May 2024
        DJ in DJ Booth with red lasers surrounding him

        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
        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
        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
        1 mile marker of the races

        Kickass are bringing their annual 10k trail run around to the historic ground of Weston Park

        Openings

        Race start times 9.30am

        17th November 2024
        A contemporary artwork depicting two horses.

        Another stunning collection of animal artwork

        Openings

        Open daily 11am - 4pm

        28th March 2024-25th April 2024
        Stall holder at Newport Food Frenzy

        Newport High Street will be filled with artisan producers today as the town is set to enjoy its 8th…

        Openings

        Season

        29th September 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
        Guitarist John Campbell pictured performing on stage

        Catch ARE YOU EXPERIENCED? when they come to town and relive the excitement and explosive stage…

        Openings

        7.30p,

        27th April 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
        The music stage and enthusiastic audience at CamperJam

        Camper Jam is a friendly, fun filled show with a chilled out, take it easy vibe.

        Openings

        Season

        5th July 2024-7th July 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
        Two girls are playing in the sand with buckets and spades

        The seaside returns to Blists Hill Victorian Town in land-locked Shropshire for a second year!

        Openings

        10am - 5pm

        20th July 2024-3rd September 2024
        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…

        Openings

        10am - 3pm (cars arrival from 8.30am)

        14th July 2024
        Ticket holders enjoying the display in the night sky

        The organisers of the Weston Park Air Show International bring you a very special aerial show on…

        Openings

        9.30pm - 10.45pm

        15th 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
        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
        Steampunk festival attendees at Blists Hill Victorian Town wearing steampunk costumes

        Step into 'The Town that Never Was', a weekend in the retro-futuristic world of Steampunk. The…

        Openings

        Season

        29th June 2024-30th June 2024
        Children's dog competes at the Victorian Dog Show at Blists Hill Victorian Town

        Celebrate your four-legged companion at the annual Victorian Dog Show at Blists Hill Victorian…

        Openings

        Season

        8th June 2024-9th June 2024
        Women in costume compete in egg'n'spoon race at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

        Blists Hill Victorian Town's annual sports weekend returns with the opportunity for visitors to…

        Openings

        Season

        15th June 2024-16th June 2024

        Where to Stay Highlights

        Ramada Hotel Telford

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

        Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

        1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

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

        Coalport Station Holidays

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

        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…

        Ironbridge Holidays

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

        The Hundred House Hotel

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

        The Malthouse Rooms

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

        Temple of Diana

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

        YHA Coalbrookdale

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

        The White Hart

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

        The Swan Taphouse

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

        TEL;Scouts Meadow

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

        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…

        Hadley Park House

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

        Puddle Duck Cottages

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

        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,…

        Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

        Set in a picturesque small village on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border Sambrook Manor holiday…

        Holiday Inn Telford

        Our 152-bed hotel is located on the edge of Telford Town Centre, adjacent to the beautiful Town…

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        Inspiration

        1. Strategic plan to boost Telford and Wrekin's visitor economy approved

          Approval for a Telford Destination Management Plan (DMP) has been granted marking a significant step forward to driving economic growth and enhancing the borough's appeal as a visitor destination.

          11 Apr 2024
        2. 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
        3. Easter fun at Weston Park

          Easter is fast approaching, with early Spring lambs and hopeful sunny skies, it's the perfect time to explore the 1,000 acres of estate.

          15 Mar 2024
        4. Have an Eggstraordinary Easter at Ironbridge Valley of Invention

          This Easter, Ironbridge Valley of Invention will host an array of eggstraordinary events for families.

          15 Mar 2024
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