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Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
Bridgnorth Cliff Railway6A Castle Terrace
Bridgnorth WV16 4AH
Tel: 01746 762052
Email: Office@bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
Web: www.bridgnorthcliffrailway.co.uk
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Unique and historic Victorian Cliff Railway. Opened in 1892 to link High Town with Low Town and riverside quay. The oldest and steepest inland funicular railway in England
Rays Farm Country Matters
Rays Farm Country MattersBillingsley
Bridgnorth WV16 6PF
Tel: 01299 841255
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Web: www.raysfarm.com
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Beauty and wonder in tranquil countryside haven with over 50 owls, many breeds of deer, goats and lots more friendly, cuddly animals. Woodland walk with picnic areas and beautiful wood carvings. Tea room & gift shop.
Sun Valley Canoeing
Sun Valley Canoeing65 Friar's Street
Bridgnorth WV16 4BJ
Tel: 07774 907326
Email: sunvalleycanoeing@calder.com
Web: www.canoeuk.com
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The Sun Valley Canoeing company has been running since 1988 and specialises in Canadian-style canoe trips for families, office parties, sports clubs and all types of outdoor clubs alike whether novice or expert.
Malthouse Antiques
Malthouse AntiquesThe Old Malthouse
6 Underhill St
Bridgnorth WV16 4BB
Tel: 01746 763054
Email: williammantle@btconnect.com
Web: www.themalthouseantiques.co.uk
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Quality antiques and decorative items plus we specialise in Crystal chandeliers, French beds and objects D'art.
Arley Arboretum
Arley ArboretumUpper Arley, nr Bridgnorth DY12 1XG
Tel: 01299 861368
Email: info@arley_arboretum.org.uk
Web: www.arley-arboretum.org.uk
Twitter: arleyarboretum
Discover a Worcestershire wonderland of rare trees, walled gardens and child-friendly attractions. Easy to get around and with lovely tea rooms, it’s a great day out for all the family.
Bridgnorth Castle & Gardens
Bridgnorth Castle & GardensCastle Hill
Bridgnorth WV16 4AL
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Perched high on a sandstone cliff overlooking the Severn Valley the remains of this Norman castle keep now lean at a precarious fifteen degrees - more than the Leaning Tower of Pisa!
Bridgnorth Town Hall
Bridgnorth Town HallHigh St
Bridgnorth WV16 4DW
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Dominating the High Street this magnificent timber framed building was built in 1652. The splendidly preserved interior containing numerous historical town artifacts which must be seen.
Daniels Mill
Daniels MillEardington
Bridgnorth WV16 5JL
Tel: 01746 762753
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Web: www.danielsmill.co.uk
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Daniels Mill is one of Shropshire's gems. It holds the distinction of having the largest diameter waterwheel of any working corn mill in England.
Dudmaston Hall
Dudmaston HallQuatt
Bridgnorth WV15 6QN
Tel: 01746 780866
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Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dudmaston
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National Trust House, Parklands & Gardens. Home of Labouchere family. House contains extensive and varied art collections, botanical art, costumes and much more.
Northgate Museum
Northgate MuseumHigh Street
Bridgnorth
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Web: www.bridgnorthmuseum.org.uk/
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A fascinating collection of town artifacts run by Bridgnorth & District Historical Society.
Severn Valley Country Park
Severn Valley Country ParkAlveley, Bridgnorth
Tel: 01743 255957
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Beautiful riverside park, with nature trails, visitor centre, cafe. Events throughout the year
Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley RailwayBridgnorth to Kidderminster
Tel: 01299 403816
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Web: www.svr.co.uk
Twitter: svrofficialsite
Premier Heritage Railway operating on the beautiful Severn Valley line from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster
The Engine House
The Engine HouseStation Road
Highley
Nr Bridgnorth WV16 6NP
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Email: enginehouse@svr.co.uk
Web: www.svr.co.uk
Twitter: svrofficialsite
Impressive new visitor centre with exhibitions about the Severn Valley Railway
Hurst Farm Fishing Holidays & Pools
Hurst Farm Fishing Holidays & PoolsMorville
Bridgnorth WV16 4TF
Tel: 01746 714375
Email: hurstfarm@talk21.com
Web: www.hurstfarmcottages.co.uk
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Fishing pools and holidays
Pengwern Sports Tours
Pengwern Sports ToursThe Halfway House Inn
Eardington
Bridgnorth WV16 5LS
Tel: 01746 762670
Email: generalinfo@pengwernsportstours.com
Web: www.pengwernsportstours.com
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We specialise in Stag and Hen Parties, Activity Weekends with a wide range of outdoor pursuits, Golf, Cricket & Fishing Holidays and Corporate Team Building Events.
Bridgnorth Golf Club
Bridgnorth Golf ClubStanley Lane
Bridgnorth WV16 4SF
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Email: info@bridgnorthgolfclub.co.uk
Web: www.bridgnorthgolfclub.co.uk
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Burwarton Show
Burwarton ShowBurwarton
Nr Bridgnorth WV16 6QJ
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Burwarton Show is one of the country's top agricultural shows. Held in August each year at the showground between Bridgnorth & Ludlow
Theatre on the Steps
Theatre on the StepsStoneway Steps
Bridgnorth WV16 4BD
Tel: 01746 763257
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Web: www.theatreonthesteps.co.uk
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Unusual venue located on the cliff between High Town and Low Town in Bridgnorth

Things to see & do nearby - within approx 15 miles

Beverley Fry Artist
Beverley Fry ArtistMuch Wenlock TF13 6PN
Tel: 0794 144 3691
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Web: www.beverleyfry.co.uk
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Paintings, Drawings and Prints for Sale, Commissions & Art Workshops. Visit her Much Wenlock studio or join one of her regular artist's workshops - please phone or email for appointment.
Jonathan Harris Studio Glass Ltd
Jonathan Harris Studio Glass Ltdc/o Coalport China Museum
Coalport High Street
Ironbridge TF8 7HZ
Tel: 01952 246381
Email: jonathan@jhstudioglass.com
Web: www.jhstudioglass.com
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Craftsmen have been producing glass for over 6000 years and the techniques and materials used today vary little from those of 13th century Rome. Our glassmaking studio, viewing gallery & factory shop are set within the Coalport China Museum, deep in the Ironbridge Gorge. Here you can watch the molten glass form before your eyes as the master glassmaker skilfully applies the rich enamel colours, gold & silver leaf, and then carefully moulds the shape to perfection. Please note: We do not make glass every day, please ring to check our weekly making schedule & opening times.
The Edge Adventure Activities
The Edge Adventure ActivitiesNewtown House Farm
Much Wenlock TF136DB
Tel: 01952 727491
Email: info@theedgeadventure.co.uk
Web: www.theedgeadventure.co.uk
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Based in rural Shropshire, The Edge offers a huge range of activities including Quad Biking / Trekking, Mountain Boarding / Grass boarding, 4x Mountain Biking, Clay Pigeon Shooting, Off Road Karting, Archery and Team Building Activities such as High Ropes, Zip Line and Orienteering
Twenty Twenty Gallery
Twenty Twenty Gallery3/4 High Street
Much Wenlock TF13 6AA
Tel: 01952 727952
Email: info@twenty-twenty.co.uk
Web: www.twenty-twenty.co.uk
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Contemporary craft and fine art gallery and shop in the centre of the delightful town of Much Wenlock. Arts Council recognised the gallery holds monthly exhibitions and offers the ‘Own Art’ making art affordable loan scheme.
Wenlock Olympian Trail
Wenlock Olympian TrailMuch Wenlock
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Web: www.wenlock-olympian-society.org.uk/
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Much Wenlock is where Dr. William Penny Brookes inspired the Modern Olympic Games. The trail starts and ends at the Much Wenlock Museum, near the town square in High Street. In the museum a magnificent collection of Wenlock Olympian Society artefacts are on display illustrating the significant role of Much Wenlock in the revival of the Modern Olympic Games.
The Wenlock Collection
The Wenlock Collection53 High St
Much Wenlock TF13 6AE
Tel: 01952 728285
Email: margaret@wenlockcollection.co.uk
Web: www.wenlockcollection.co.uk
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Retailers of Moorcroft, Spode & Cobridge Pottery, Isle of Wight Glass and hand-made reproduction furniture. All customers are offered a unique personal tour of our beautiful shop.
Wenlock Pottery
Wenlock PotteryShineton Street
Much Wenlock
Tel: 01952 727600
Email: david.a.archer@btinternet.com
Web: www.wenlockpottery.co.uk
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Traditional home-thown pottery for sale, with cafe.
Mill Farm Riding Centre
Mill Farm Riding CentreHughley
Shrewsbury SY5 6NT
Tel: 01746 785645
Email: mfrc1@btconnect.com
Web: www.millfarmridingcentre.co.uk
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Lessons for every ability in our large outdoor all-weather school, individual and group lessons. DIY and full livery are available, as well as horses for loan. For those wishing to bring their horse on holiday we offer B&B for you, stabling and pasture for your horse. With Mill Farm as your base, enjoy varied and safe rides in this spectacular corner of Shropshire. Special rides including Beach Rides, Childrens Acivities, hacks, and pub rides.
The Edge Mountainboarding & Quad Bike Centre
The Edge Mountainboarding & Quad Bike CentreMuch Wenlock
Tel: 01952 727491
Email: info@theedgeadventure.co.uk
Web: www.ridetheedge.co.uk
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Mountainboarding is an exciting cross between snowboarding and skateboarding - big in America and growing fast in Europe. Now you have the opportunity to try it for yourself in Shropshire and once you have, you'll be hooked! Quad Biking and a range of other activities now also available - see website for latest information.
Benthall Hall
Benthall HallBenthall
Broseley
nr Ironbridge TF12 5RX
Tel: 01952 882 159
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Web: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/main/w-benthallhall
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National Trust. 16th century stone house, stunning oak-panelled interior and carefully restored plantsman`s garden and kitchen garden
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Blists Hill Victorian TownLegges Way
Madeley
Ironbridge TF7 5DU
Tel: 01952 433424
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk
Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
Twitter: blistshill
Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust group and one of the most popular attractions in Shropshire - a living outdoor museum where all the staff dress in period costume. Visit a host of restored Victorian buildings, shops, factories, schools to name just a few.
Boscobel House and the Royal Oak
Boscobel House and the Royal Oak Brewood
Bishops Wood
Nr Shifnal ST19 9AR
Tel: 01902 850244
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Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/boscobel-house-and-the-royal-oak/
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English Heritage - King Charles II hid in the house and the nearby Royal Oak to avoid capture by Cromwell's troops.
Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipe Museum
Broseley Clay Tobacco Pipe MuseumDuke Street
Broseley TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433424
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Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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Restored tobacco pipe-making works. Operated by the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
Coalbrookdale Museum of IronCoalbrookdale
Ironbridge TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433424
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Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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Darby furnace where ground breaking technology was used to smelt iron with coke resulting in the construction of the worlds first iron bridge built across the River Severn. An Ironbridge Gorge Museum Site.
Coalport China Museum
Coalport China MuseumCoalport
Ironbridge
Tel: 01952 433424
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk
Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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National Collections of Caughley and Coalport china. Demonstration workshops and shop. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Group
Darby Houses
Darby HousesDarby Rd
Coalbrookdale
Ironbridge TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433424
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Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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The restored homes of the Darby Family, located near to the Museum of Iron in Coalbrookdale. An Ironbridge Gorge Museum Site.
Enginuity
EnginuityCoalbrookdale
Ironbridge TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433424
Email: tic@ironbridge.org.uk
Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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Enginuity is an interactive design and technology centre that aims to inspire and capture the imagination of everyone intrigued by the secrets of how things around them are made and how they work. An Ironbridge Gorge Museum Site.
Ironbridge River Cruises
Ironbridge River CruisesMuseum of the Gorge Car Park
Ironbridge
Tel: 01952 432121
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Hourly trips on the River Severn passing under the famous Iron Bridge. The craft has also been specially adapted with a hydraulic lift to enable wheelchair users to board.
Jackfield Tile Museum
Jackfield Tile MuseumJackfield
Ironbridge TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433152
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Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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Displays of decorative tiles, geological exhibitions, workshops and shop. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Group.
Much Wenlock Guildhall
Much Wenlock GuildhallMuch Wenlock
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16th century court & jail. Still used for official meetings of the town council. Open to the public during the season.
Much Wenlock Museum
Much Wenlock MuseumThe Museum
Memorial Hall
High Street
Much Wenlock
Tel: 01952 727679
Email: much.wenlock.museum@shrophire.gov.uk
Web: www.muchwenlockmuseum.co.uk/
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The new displays tell the story of the links between Dr. William Penny Brookes and the Olympic Games, the history of the town and Priory and the geology of Wenlock Edge.
Museum of the Gorge
Museum of the GorgeThe Wharfage
Ironbridge TF8 7DQ
Tel: 01952 433424
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Web: www.ironbridge.org.uk
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An audio-video presentation will give you a flavour of what the gorge has to offer. There also is a scale model showing how busy the river was in Victorian times when it played a vital role transporting goods from place to place. Part of the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust Group
Royal Air Force Museum Cosford
Royal Air Force Museum CosfordCosford
Shifnal TF11 8UP
Tel: 01902 376 200
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Web: www.rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford
Twitter: RAFMUSEUM
Cosford is one of the UK's top aircraft museums. The huge site houses over 70 aircraft and a host of exhibitions and features, including the new Cold War exhibition.
Telford Steam Railway
Telford Steam RailwayBridge Rd
Horsehay
Telford TF4 2NF
Tel: 07816 762790
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Web: www.telfordsteamrailway.co.uk
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Telford Steam Railway is a preserved railway operated by a small and friendly team of volunteers on Sundays and bank holidays.
The Iron Bridge
The Iron BridgeIronbridge TF8 7JS
Tel: 01952 433424
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One of Shropshire's most famous landmarks and the world's first Iron Bridge.
Wenlock Edge
Wenlock EdgeMuch Wenlock
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Web: wenlockedgenationaltrust.blogspot.com/
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Wenlock Edge is a long wooded escarpment stretching from The Wrekin to Craven Arms. The limestone ridge is the remains of a coral reef, so there are lots of opportunities for fossil hunting amongst the exposed rocks. The area is very popular with walkers and the National Trust own a seven mile stretch of the ridge.
Wenlock Priory
Wenlock PrioryMuch Wenlock
Tel: 01952 727466
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Web: www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/wenlock-priory/
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English Heritage - Beautiful remains of large Cluniac Priory
West Midland Safari Park
West Midland Safari ParkSpring Grove
Bewdley
Worcestershire DY12 1LF
Tel: 01299 402114
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Web: www.wmsp.co.uk
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If the kids are getting a bit weary of all the history and beautiful views in Shropshire, why not treat them to a drive on the wild side! Just across the border near Kidderminster is the home of the West Midland Safari Park.
Weston Park
Weston ParkWeston-under-Lizard
Nr Shifnal TF11 8LE
Tel: 01952 852100
Email: enquiries@weston-park.com
Web: www.weston-park.com
Twitter: Weston_Park
Striking 17th century house, gardens and parkland with a range of features for all age groups.
The Edge Arts Centre
The Edge Arts CentreWilliam Brookes School
Much Wenlock TF13 6NB
Tel: 01952 728509
Email: admin@edgeartscentre.co.uk
Web: www.edgeartscentre.co.uk
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New and vibrant arts centre with weekly cinema screenings, performances, workshops and art gallery.
The Green Wood Centre
The Green Wood CentreStation Road
Coalbrookdale
Ironbridge TF8 7DR
Tel: 01952 432769
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Web: www.greenwoodcentre.org.uk
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Enviromental craft centre offering workshops and products for sale. Cafe and woodland walks.
The Name Shop
The Name ShopThe Name Shop
9 Tontine Hill
Ironbridge
Telford
Shropshire TF8 7AL
Tel: 0800 0699690 / 07957855873
Email: gary.huston@blueyonder.co.uk
Web: www.family-name.co.uk
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Surname Histories, Shields, Coats of Arms and Crests. Also Autographs & Memorabilia sales. Buy online or call into our shop opposite the Ironbridge

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