The Swan Ironbridge

21 Wharfage, Ironbridge, Shropshire, England, TF8 7NH, United Kingdom | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $113.00
 

Travel Blogs from Ironbridge

What are we doing?

A travel blog entry by mblinko

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... To do this we need many things, not least of which is a strong dependable workhorse to get us around and arguably no better vehicle exists for this than a Toyota Land Cruiser 80 series. So, here's a picture of our latest acquisition. It's nearly 20 years old and has done nearly 167,000 miles and still going strong. It's in standard shape right now and will be base lined for a long trip and have few modifications to ...

The Life of Riley

A travel blog entry by penguinchris

... 8220;Marvellous”, “Lucky You” and of course “Pure” all featuring and getting the crowd through the rain that had started just before they came on stage and into the sunshine that we all knew was not far behind. They were rewarded with an encore of course – but it wasn’t “Three Lions”. I suspect that it could only have been done ironically which would have been wrong so they finished the set and ...

From Rita to Ripsaw

A travel blog entry by afromont

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The big day out to Alton Towers theme park started with a long drive and various detours and back-pedals as we navigated across a large part of England to get there. Finally we arrived, parked and walked a very long way to get to the main entrance. We started with a rather tame ride for the kids and menfolk (Joanna and I chose to find a coffee shop and ease into the day more slowly), and then moved on to the 'Smiler'. This time only ...

Shrewsbury

A travel blog entry by naomiriyo5423

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... a bit suspicious—it had no “painter” (rope) attached anywhere, no oars, and a motor was fixed to the stern. Another passer by stopped and called the authorities. She was concerned because a number of people have fallen into the river and died after having one too many in the pubs. Two young officers arrived and seemed to have things under control.

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A bit of Industrial revolution

A travel blog entry by jannettek

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... the process of smelting iron with coke instead of coal. Abraham, from a Quaker family, and his descendants continued to develop these processes. His son was responsible for a new invention that allowed them to develop the first iron bridge which was built in 1779. It still stands today.

We visited the Museum of .the Gorge, where this history is more fully explained, and it is interesting to see ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on 21 Wharfage, Ironbridge, is near Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Museum of the Gorge, Benthall Hall, and Ironbridge Open Air Museum of Steel Sculpture.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding