Ironbridge - Ten amazing museums, one beautiful valley, birthplace of the industrial revolution. Whether you are interested in fine China, fun interactivities or becoming part of a "Victorian town" it's all to be found at this World Heritage site.

For more information - 01952 884391  Iron Bridge

RAF Museum Cosford - Over 70 aircraft on display in wartime hangars. The new National Cold War Exhibition houses 3 "V" bombers; Vulcan, Victor and Valient. A number of aircraft are suspended in flying attitudes. Hotspots and interactive kiosks tell the story of the cold war in a fun and innovative way.

For more information - 01902 376200  RAF Museum Cosford or National Cold War Exhibition

David Austin Rose Gardens and Plant Centre - The home of the English Roses. The two acre gardens are home to the National Collection of English Roses with over 700 varieties in all! One of the most beautiful and fragrant rose gardens in the world, the centre includes tea rooms and a gift shop.

For more information - 01902 376334  David Austin Rose Garden

Severn Valley Railway -  The best way to see the beauty of the River Severn is from a steam- hauled train on the Severn Valley Railway between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. Refreshments available at stations and on most trains.

For more information - 01299 403816  Severn Valley Railway

Acton Scott - Historic working farm, as seen on BBC 2 "Victorian Farm" series, and "Escape in Time" in 2010. Life on a Shropshire hill farm at the turn of the 20th century.

For more information - 0845 6789024  Acton Scott Museum

Historic locations - Wenlock Priory, Stokesay Castle, Wroxeter Roman City, Boscobel House, Moseley Old Hall, Sunnycroft, Attingham Park, Weston Park,Wightwick Manor.


The Harp Hotel, Albrighton -- Live Jazz, sessions on Tuesdays 8.30pm til 11pm and Sundays 12.30pm to 3pm

For more information  Jazz Club 90


Other nearby places of interest, all 5 to 20 minutes away,

  • Weston Park
  • Boscobel House (where King Charles hid in the oak tree, causing thousands of pubs to acquire the name "The Royal Oak").
  • Wolverhampton's Whitewick Manor
  • South Staffordshire, Shifnal and Wergs Golf Clubs
  • Molineux Stadium (Wolverhampton Wanderers) and Dunstall Horse Racing Course
  • Bridgnorth