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Address: High St | Tontine Hill, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7JP, England
Phone Number: +44 1952 433424
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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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visited as part of a coach trip around the area, we arrived early on a Saturday morning in December so it was still quiet and just the locals about, lovely village, along the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

visited as part of a coach trip around the area, we arrived early on a Saturday morning in December so it was still quiet and just the locals about, lovely village, along the river. The bridge, the first iron one to be built was smaller that I expected but still very impressive, we wandered across and looked in the small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had been here before when I was child but wanted to go again and wanted to take my partner for her birthday. It was a rainy cold day and the toll house was closed, but this didn't stop us from having a lovely time admiring the bridge and the pretty little village it sits in. The shops are lovely... More 

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It seems completely improbable to me that a few pieces of cast iron which span a river in this now English back-water is, in International terms, on a par with the Great Wall of China and the Pyramids in Egypt! Ironbridge gorge is a World Heritage site and rightly so! The first iron and steel bridge in the World. The... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're in the area you have to see the famous Iron Bridge, the world’s first cast-iron bridge built in 1779 and one of the great symbols of the industrial revolution. It’s also an attractive bridge, even now. There's supposed to be an exhibition in the Tollhouse about how they built it. This would have been very interesting but it... More 

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derbyshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on a whim, nice place with beautiful scenery and plenty of restaurants and coffee shops to choose from

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go to Ironbridge you must take the time to see the bridge and the various museums. It's a real piece of black country history.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

visiting friends over the weekend and so close to the Ironbridge we had to visit... stunning piece of architecture and the toll house is quaint while giving you the history in photos and print... a great and a must see if you are close although not alot in ironbridge itself but dont let that put you off...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Iron Bridge which the village is named after was built in the late 18th Century and the first of its kind in the world. The Severn Side walk is worth taking as it takes you past some historical sites and under the bridge. I continues past some museums and art galleries and onto a very pleasant garden. We caught... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to look at and go in the tollhouse. Great views along the river, and a few places nearby to stop for tea and cake. If you're coming to Ironbridge you need to see it's namesake!

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ironbridge is a small but very pretty village with loads of history. The first Iron Bridge ever built. Visited on our way to Shrewsbury, plenty of parking and lots of coffee shops to get either food or hot drinks etc.

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