The Ironbridge Gorge is world famous for being the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. Set within the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a trip to the Ironbridge Valley of Invention will open your mind and unleash your imagination as you go on a journey back in time to discover the people and places that changed our lives.
This area has a range of fascinating places to explore, space to unwind, experiments to try, and endless history to discover; there’s no doubt you’ll leave Ironbridge feeling inspired. From luxury barn conversions to cottages just a stone's throw from the river, whether you want to be within easy reach of pubs and restaurants, or tucked away in the peaceful countryside, we've got something for everyone.
The Ironbridge itself is the world’s first iron bridge and still stands today as one of the greatest symbols of where the Industrial Revolution began. Enjoy a stunning riverside walk along the River Severn to check it out and walk across it – don’t forget to stop for a selfie at this famous historical monument! We’ve got big cottages for large groups to suit all your needs, so that after a day of exploration, innovation and inspiration, you can relax and unwind.
Best locations for a large cottage in Shropshire
Renowned for its top-notch food, drink and stunning views, Shropshire’s quaint and picturesque villages make it a perfect spot for a short getaway. Have a look at some of our most popular locations to find your perfect home away from home.