Explore Local Area
A brilliant location for any occasion
Enjoy the delightful, panoramic views over the Ironbridge Gorge, wander around Telford Town Park where you can stroll through the heritage trails, and take in the tranquillity of the water rushing past in the nearby River Severn.
Seek new experiences
Blist Hill Museum and Ironbridge Gorge Museums
For a fascinating glimpse and inspired recreation of a Victorian Shropshire town in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Take on “The Wrekin” Hill
It will be worth it when you reach the top of this monumental hill, formed long ago by volcanic rocks! Bikers, avid hill walkers and families looking for a fun day out will delight in the panoramic views over the town once they reach the peak.
The Severn Valley Railway
Check out Britain’s premier steam engine train reserve of full-size old-fashioned locomotives. You can even ride the 16-mile line if you’d like, which runs every day from May through October, and on the weekends during the winter.
Telford International Centre
The sixth largest exhibition centre in the UK often hosts international events from car shows to renewable energy conferences.
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
The kids are in for a terrific time at this zoo. From the Madagascan Experience to badger watching, sheep racing and even the chance to be a keeper for a day, the possibilities are endless and the learning opportunities are abundant.
Telford Town Park
Enjoy a day out in 450 acres of parkland, with nature trails, kiddie play areas and more.
Cosford Royal Air Force Museum
A massive array of aircrafts and historic exhibits are on display at Cosford Royal Air Force Museum, including the National Cold War Exhibition.
Lilleshall Abbey is an Augustinian abbey right here in Shropshire, founded in 1148.
Historic towns of IronBridge, Shrewsbury, Bridgnorth and Ludlow
There are several towns in the area worth visiting, rich with history and all with distinct charm.