Ironbridge Gorge

Ironbridge Gorge

Ironbridge Gorge, The Gorge Civil Parish, Telford, United Kingdom

The Ironbridge Gorge is a deep gorge, containing the River Severn in Shropshire, England. The site was very important during the industrial revolution.
Raw materials like coal, iron ore, limestone and clay, for the manufacture of iron, tiles and porcelain are exposed or easily mined in the gorge.

Now it is an award-winning World Heritage Site where you can visit

  • Blists hill victorian town: a Victorian living history town
  • Jackfield tile museum: a museum filled with tiles. Jackfield was once the heart of tile production in Brittain.
  • Coalport china museum: a museum about Victorian china and pots.
  • Darby houses: the former homes of the Darby family. Visit them to learn more about the Industrialist’s life.
  • The iron bridge: this bridge, built in 1779, is one of the world’s great bridges.
  • And much more!


Depends on the attractions you're going to visit. See their website for more info.

Services & facilities

  • Lift
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible restroom
  • Assistance dogs are welcome


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