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  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.

      Things To Do Highlights

      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…

      Team Photo with Animals

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

      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…

      Telford Bike Hub

      Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

      Footpath through woodland

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

      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…

      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…

      Small Woods

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

      Royal Air Force Museum Midlands

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

      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…

      Telford Town Park Waterplay

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

      Spa Treatments

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

      Golf Course

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

      Telford Town Park

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

      Airea51 main arena

      AIREA51 is an indoor family adventure park in Telford.

      The Old Coracle Shed

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

      Severn Valley Railway

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

      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 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…

      Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World

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

      What's On Highlights

      Cattle on show at Newport Show

      Newport Show is presented by Newport and District Agricultural Society and is a key date in the…



      13th July 2024
      Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron buildings pictured through trees and greenery

      For one day only entry to Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron will be free as it hosts a special day-long…


      10am - 5pm

      27th July 2024
      Wellington Late Night Market

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



      29th June 2023-29th June 2024


      27th July 2024


      31st August 2024


      28th September 2024
      1940s Telford Steam Railway

      1940s throwback weekend hosted by Telford Steam Railway



      24th August 2024-25th August 2024
      Three Oddsocks cast members dressed in togas

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



      7th July 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…



      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…


      7pm - 9pm

      5th July 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…



      29th September 2024
      Adam Purnell cooking on open flame

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


      10a, - 4pm

      31st 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…



      22nd June 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


      10am - 4pm

      18th August 2024
      Jurassic Park film logo

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



      24th August 2024
      1 mile marker of the races

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


      Race start times 9.30am

      17th November 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…


      10am - 4pm

      13th August 2024
      Wellington open gardens 2022

      Explore a stunning collection of 14 exquisite gardens at this year's Wellington open gardens event.



      29th June 2024-30th June 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?



      8th September 2024
      A man is pictured driving a steam engine.

      Miniature steam engines roam around Blists Hill Victorian Town


      10am - 5pm

      13th July 2024-14th July 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…



      29th June 2024-30th June 2024
      A man is seen standing on the back of a steam engine, driving it down the road at Blists Hill Victorian Town

      The annual steam gala weekend is coming back to Blists Hill Victorian Town this August!


      10am - 5pm

      10th August 2024-11th August 2024
      An illustration of Doctor Dolittle with the animals

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



      20th August 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…


      10am - 5pm

      6th July 2024-7th July 2024
      Adam Purnell pictured cooking over fire

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


      10am - 4pm

      14th August 2024
      Parklands Festival

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



      22nd June 2024-23rd June 2024
      festival goers pictured laughing and enjoying their experience.

      Soul Revolution is a transformational festival where holistic health, world music and community…



      21st June 2024-24th June 2024

      Where to Stay Highlights

      Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

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

      TEL;Scouts Meadow

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

      Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

      Hadley Park House

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

      Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

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

      YHA Coalbrookdale

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

      The outside of The Summer House

      The Summer Houses is a unique and romantic Grade II listed tower and the perfect choice for a…

      Hencote Glamping Village- Lodge with Hot Tub

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

      The Swan Taphouse

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

      Front of Venue

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

      Holiday Inn Telford

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

      The International Hotel

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

      hotel with path way at Goldstone

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

      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…

      Lilleshall House

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

      Temple of Diana

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

      The Water Rat Riverside Pub & Rooms

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

      The White Hart

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

      The Barn Lees Farm - The Annex

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

      The Barn Lees Farm - Yurt

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

      Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

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

      The Hundred House Hotel

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

      Read our latest news and blogs


      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 and Shropshire.  

        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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