Information about the Area


Shropshire is a large county with lots to see and do and is perfect for a weekend break. There’s an extensive variety of days out including museums, stately homes, gardens and transport attractions alongside pretty market towns and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

There’s a large selection of accommodation in the county from guest houses to boutique hotels and campsites to youth hostels. Shropshire is renowned for its gastronomic excellence with Michelin-starred restaurants in Ludlow (more than anywhere else outside London!), excellent farmers markets, quaint tearooms and national award winning pubs.

There’s a wealth of information to help you plan your visit at and

You can also contact Ironbridge Visitor Information Centre 01952 433 424 or by email at

You can find out more about other attractions in the area by clicking the links below.

Severn Valley Railway
Weston Park
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Hawkstone Park
Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre
Maws Craft Centre
Coracle Trust
Original Shrewsbury