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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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More than just a bridge

Ironbridge is a lovely little town with a magnificent bridge that i felt was bigger than pictures gave it justice. There is a toll house (no charge to cross) which is now an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Ironbridge is a lovely little town with a magnificent bridge that i felt was bigger than pictures gave it justice. There is a toll house (no charge to cross) which is now an information centre. There are 10 museums in the area and you can get a pass which covers all of them if you wanted to visit them all.... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Ironbridge as a township, the bridge as an attraction and the several museums provide a wealth of enjoyment for any family. Be prepared for difficult parking and use the out-of-town, park and ride services if you can. Visiting all of the museums in one day or even one week-end would be a near impossible challenge but you can buy a... More 

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A bit off the beaten track but well sign posted from telford... Purchase a "Passport" which is valid for 12 months giving access to a number of museums and attractions within a small area although you will need transport between sites...Well worth a visit

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Cape Town
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We visited this historical site and enjoyed every minute spent there. Children were playing at the rivers edge, boats were sailing down the river and people were everywhere with cameras clicking. Police on horseback trotted down the main road. We had coffee at a delightful place called Queens. There was a full sized cardboard queen and lots of royal goodies... More 

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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been here hundreds of times and it is great. One side of the river you have cafes and shops and the other has a great restaurant .

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

A lovely spot in a classically picturesque part of England. Enjoy a salty bag of chips as you stroll up, under, around and over the bridge and the surrounding town. Perch in a nearby coffee shop to people watch over a flat white. Rummage around the craft shops and leave with a few choice ales and some fudge. Enjoy.

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Raglan, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Iron bridge was the world's first cast-iron bridge and is a must-visit if you have an interest in the industrial revolution. The views across the river are also very pretty. The only drawback is that Ironbridge gets very busy in the summer months and it can be difficult to park near by.

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Visited many times & never disappoints. Amazing industrial heritage now restored to natural beauty. Plenty to do including lovely walks.

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Andover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Parking in Ironbridge is a nightmare, so if possible park on the edge of town and walk in. I think there is a park and ride as well, but we didn’t use it. The town has the usual tourist shops and restaurants, but it also has a world heritage bridge. I’d not seen it before, but it is most impressive.... More 

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lovestoke
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Didn't completely understand our history in regards to the construction of Iron but do now. Our Industrial Revolution may never have commenced without these men.

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