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From exploring historial sites to family days out, there's something for everyone in the Ironbridge Gorge and outlying area.

Visit Telford and the Ironbridge Gorge and discover one of the UK's best kept secrets.

Take in the breath-taking landscapes of The Wrekin, part of the Shropshire Hills AONB, walk the countryside and explore some of the finest and oldest historic market towns in England.

Visitors can also enjoy great days and nights out in the vibrant heart of Telford Town Centre and in the Southwater shopping centre.

Image of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site area map.

Map of the world heritage site

The Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site is located in the heart of the United Kingdom, making it a perfect destination for tourists and locals alike.

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Annual events

There are a number of recurring events that are celebrated every year by local residents and visitors to the Ironbridge Gorge. For the latest information including exact times, dates and programmes, please visit the dedicated website for each event.

Community Groups

Each of the five areas within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site have a multitude of unique societies and news mechanisms that discuss local and global interests.