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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

    Frankly Alpacas Alpaca Picnic

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

    Wroxeter Roman Cityu

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

    Hoo Zoo & Dinosaur World

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

    Ironbridge Gorge Museums Blists Hill Victorian Town

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

    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…

    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 Bike Hub

    Affordable bike hire in the heart of Telford Town Park.

    Mini Raft Hire

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

    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…

    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…

    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

    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…

    Buildwas Abbey

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

    Some of the locomotives that may be seen at Telford Steam Railway

    Telford Steam Railway operates every Sunday and Bank Holiday from Easter until the end of September…

    Lady at a bowling alley

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

    Weston Park House & Gardens

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

    Golf Course

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

    Hencote Vineyard & Estate

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

    Spa Treatments

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

    What's On Highlights

    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
    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 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
    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
    Digbeth Dining Club

    Exciting news for Telford foodies! Digbeth Dining Club is coming to Telford Town Park on its…

    Openings

    12 - 7pm (last entry 6pm)

    8th 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
    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
    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
    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
    1940s Telford Steam Railway

    1940s throwback weekend hosted by Telford Steam Railway

    Openings

    Season

    24th August 2024-25th August 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
    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
    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
    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
    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
    festival goers pictured laughing and enjoying their experience.

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

    Openings

    Season

    21st June 2024-24th June 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
    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
    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
    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 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
    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
    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

    Where to Stay Highlights

    The White Hart

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

    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.…

    The Barn Lees Farm - Yurt

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

    Coalbrookdale Villa Guest House

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

    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…

    The outside of The Summer House

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

    Master Suite

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

    Front of Venue

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

    TEL;Scouts Meadow

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

    The International Hotel

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

    Holiday Inn Telford

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

    YHA Coalbrookdale

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

    The Water Rat Riverside Pub & Rooms

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

    The Barn Lees Farm - The Annex

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

    The Malthouse Rooms

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

    Hencote Glamping Village- Lodge with Hot Tub

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

    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…

    hotel with path way at Goldstone

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

    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…

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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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