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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

    Ironbridge Gorge Museums Enginuity

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

    Lady at a bowling alley

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

    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…

    Wroxeter Roman Cityu

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

    Telford Town Park

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

    Weston Park House & Gardens

    Welcome to 1,000 acres of wonderful Set amongst 1,000 acres of Capability Brown landscaped parkland…

    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…

    Hencote Vineyard & Estate

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

    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…

    Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

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

    Telford Town Park Waterplay

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

    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…

    Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

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

    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 Coalport China Museum

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

    Footpath through woodland

    Walking is a fantastic way to explore the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site whether you’re a…

    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

    Team Photo with Animals

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

    Spa Treatments

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

    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…

    Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

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

    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…

    What's On Highlights

    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
    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
    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
    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 group taking part in late night pottery painting, the social craft.

    Late Night Pottery Painting @ Paint & Create - Bring along your friends for drinks, nibbles and…

    Openings

    7pm - 9pm

    19th June 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    12th July 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    22nd August 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    25th September 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    15th October 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    13th November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    22nd November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    26th November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    29th November 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    3rd December 2024

    7pm - 9pm

    6th December 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
    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
    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
    An illustration of lots of different dishes on a table with place settings in a Victorian style.

    The famous Mrs Beeton makes a special appearance at Blists Hill Victorian Town 25 May - 2 June,…

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    25th May 2024-2nd June 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
    A wild west gun shooter pictured in full costume

    Come along this Independence Day Weekend to Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World and celebrate all things…

    Openings

    10am - 5pm

    6th July 2024-7th July 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    A table of fire cooked food

    It all begins with an idea. Maybe you want to launch a business. Maybe you want to turn a hobby…

    Openings

    10am - 4pm

    18th June 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
    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
    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
    Large bubble blower with Waters Edge Festival sign in the background

    Join Red Rooster Events for their 4th Water's Edge Festival. A fantastic day packed full of no…

    Openings

    Season

    14th September 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

    Where to Stay Highlights

    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

    At The Barn at Lees Farm, we believe in business done sustainably, from being environmentally…

    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…

    Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

    The Malthouse Rooms

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

    Puddle Duck Cottages

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

    The Hundred House Hotel

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

    Front of Venue

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

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

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

    Coalport Station Holidays

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

    The International Hotel

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

    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…

    Priory Cottage Stable Wing

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

    Lilleshall House

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

    The White Hart

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

    Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

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

    Master Suite

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

    Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

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

    The Barn Lees Farm - Yurt

    At The Barn at Lees Farm, we believe in business done sustainably, from being environmentally…

    YHA Coalbrookdale

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

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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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