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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.

      Things To Do Highlights

      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 Bike Hub

      Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums Jackfield Tile Museum

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

      English Heritage Lilleshall Abbey

      Lilleshall Abbey is a 12th-century Augustinian Abbey in peaceful rural setting close to 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…

      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 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…

      Weston Park House & Gardens

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

      Nettie of the Gorge Floral Workshops

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

      Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

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

      Airea51 main arena

      AIREA51 is an indoor family adventure park in Telford.

      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.…

      Mini Raft Hire

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

      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…

      Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World

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

      Severn Valley Railway

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

      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 Coalport China Museum

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

      Ironbridge Gorge Museums Enginuity

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

      Wroxeter Roman Cityu

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

      What's On Highlights

      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
      Adam Purnell cooking over an open fire

      Kadai Firebowl masterclass - This class has a 100% focus on open fire cooking on a Kadai. This is a…

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      7th August 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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      A man is pictured driving a steam engine.

      Miniature steam engines roam around Blists Hill Victorian Town

      Openings

      10am - 5pm

      13th July 2024-14th 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…

      Openings

      Season

      20th July 2024-31st August 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

      3rd October 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      6th November 2024

      7pm - 9pm

      27th November 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!

      Openings

      10am - 5pm

      10th August 2024-11th 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…

      Openings

      10am - 5pm

      6th July 2024-7th July 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 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
      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
      Adam Purnell cooking over an open fire, meet on a spit

      Introduction to Fire Cooking - The basic fundamentals of cooking with fire, covering the essential…

      Openings

      10am - 4pm

      6th 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
      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
      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
      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
      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
      Wellington open gardens 2022

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

      Openings

      Season

      29th June 2024-30th June 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

      Where to Stay Highlights

      Front of Venue

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

      The Swan Taphouse

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

      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…

      The Malthouse Rooms

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

      Ironbridge View Townhouse

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

      Moreton Hall Farm Self Catering Cottages

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

      Coalport Station Holidays

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

      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…

      Holiday Inn Telford

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

      Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

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

      Puddle Duck Cottages

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

      The outside of The Summer House

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

      The Water Rat Riverside Pub & Rooms

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

      Temple of Diana

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

      hotel with path way at Goldstone

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

      Ramada Hotel Telford

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

      Sambrook Manor Holiday Cottages

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

      Lilleshall House

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

      Ironbridge Holidays

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

      1 Park Grange Holidays Static Caravans

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

      The International Hotel

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

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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 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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