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The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse

High St | Tontine Hill, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7JP, England
+44 1952 433424
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Bridge being refitted, still worth a visit

The village is beautiful and the setting for the bridge is spectacular. Even though the bridge is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Polychrest
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Not really open

Unfortunately this attraction is undergoing a £3.5 refit and inspection so was covered with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bazza003
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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The world's first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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High St | Tontine Hill, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7JP, England
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+44 1952 433424

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The village is beautiful and the setting for the bridge is spectacular. Even though the bridge is covered, we were able to see bits of the bridge, stripped right back to its bare bones where the workers were refitting. Also worth a short drive to...More

Thank Polychrest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately this attraction is undergoing a £3.5 refit and inspection so was covered with protective skin, so not able to appreciate, pity will have to try next year.

Thank Bazza003
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were having a short stopover in nearby Telford and couldn't resist making a slight detour to visit the Iron Bridge. I did know about the renovations so it wasn't too disappointing to see all the scaffolding; it was a bit like realising that a...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the local area and decided to come and have a look at the Iron bridge - it's currently covered in scaffolding and apparently will be for the next 18 months / 2 years while it is refurbished so we're glad we didn't...More

Thank cazbatt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The day we arrived to view the bridge was the day after scaffolding was constructed to rescue the bridge. We were still able to view the bridge and get a good view of its impressive arch across the river. It is very difficult to park...More

1  Thank Glenyce54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the bridge itself has disappeared behind a mass of scaffolding and, we were told, will be like that for at least the next two years. After three months they are still putting up the scaffolding and judging by the painfully slow way the men...More

1  Thank John D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a little museum (couple of rooms) on opposite the town side of the bridge that are worth a look around to find out more about the history of the bridge and how much it used to cost to travel (even if you were...More

Thank WellingboroughFamily
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Thought we would see this famous bridge as we were in the area. Unfortunately it was completely covered in scaffolding as it was undergoing maintenance. Maybe will give it a look if we're in the area again sometime

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Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The bridge and toll house are free to visit. There is scaffolding which is a shame but walking around looking at the views was better than I expected. You get a real sense of history looking at the bridge and area. Well worth a visit....More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Would have been rude not to pop into this establishment...Very informative loved it..The history of this bridge is very interesting make's you feel proud to be English ..

Thank Mark L
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goudster
April 12, 2017|
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Response from jrdo5959 | Reviewed this property |
After you leave the M54 follow the BROWN signs to the museums and into Ironbridge. You pass the bridge on your left, travelling down hill. There is a large car park 200 metres past the bridge on your left. You can walk back... More
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Fran J
July 18, 2016|
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Response from maisymeg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, you can walk over the Iron bridge and there are 3 different walks of various lengths from there which are great to exercise the dog. Then you can take a dog into the Victorian Village free of charge. (around £18pperson... More
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