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The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse

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Address: High St, Ironbridge, Telford, Telford and Wrekin, Telford TF8 7JP, England
Phone Number: 01952 433424
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Description: The world’s first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the...
The world’s first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.
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A World Heritage Site

Really spectacular! To think this bridge was the first bridge made of iron ore and built in 1779 and still standing! Not only is the bridge a wonderful tribute to innovation of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Slough, United Kingdom
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Slough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Really spectacular! To think this bridge was the first bridge made of iron ore and built in 1779 and still standing! Not only is the bridge a wonderful tribute to innovation of the time the town of Ironbridge is bustling with tourists and locals filling up the bars and restaurants. The bridge and tollhouse are now free attractions but before1950... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We have always wanted to visit the first iron bridge built, it was very interesting the guide in the toll house gave us the history of the bridge who funded the building etc it was all very interesting ,the toll board shows that even the royal family have to pay to cross the bridge !!!!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very good value, walk over the Iron Bridge, then along a disused railway line to a Tile Factory, all for the price of three hours parking and a couple halves of cider. Stonehenge take note!

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
29 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This is a really interesting piece of English history, if not world history, and the bridge itself is fascinating to see. However in its desperation to cash in on the attraction the surrounding area seems, busy, tacky, and not worth the hassle with the traffic, poor parking, and crowds.

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Shropshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

We have enjoyed many days at Ironbridge as it is so close to us - lots of lovely walks, views of the bridge and lovely shops and places to eat. Look at for the tea shop and the numerous shops with lovely finds. Enjoy a walk around the park or over the bridge and left down to the modern bridge.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
17 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

On a hot summers day its a nice place to be, with the exception of all the restaurants and cafes are a little over priced for Telford. Lots of single mums around here all pushing babies in prams, so its a little bit like Litchfiled with a bridge. There is not much to do here unless you like looking a... More 

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Wigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

a peaceful and beautiful location steeped in history...it's like a place where time stands still. Perfect

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Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

An absolute must and if you like walking you will be spoilt for choice.The most interesting is the gorge walk.

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Vigevano
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49 reviews 49 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is one of the attractions in the area. I spent few days in the area for a business trip and Ironbridge was a good location were to relax after a long working day. You can walk around the bridge, discovering different corners for nice photos or you can visit the village, realizing that there are nice panoramic locations to... More 

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West Country, England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We spent a day at the Victorian Village which was amazing, everything was up and running as it would have been back in the day. Very good value for money but allow at least 4-5 hours.

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Address: Address: High St, Ironbridge, Telford, Telford and Wrekin, Telford TF8 7JP, England
Phone Number: 01952 433424
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Telford

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