20 Minutes of Summer in Telford

20 Minutes of Summer in Telford

Top Ten Historical Sites 20 Minutes from Telford Believe it or not, but Telford is full of history and culture! For any history fanatic, hoping to explore the famous English Heritage sites, or explore the crooks and crannies of a famous historical home, Telford has plenty to offer. Here are our Top Ten Historical Sites in Telford…and they’re only a 20 minute drive away! 1. Benthall Hall Benthall Hall is […]

Holiday Inn Celebrates “Shropshire Staycation”

Holiday Inn Celebrates “Shropshire Staycation”

  Kids stay and eat for free Prices starting from £35pp/pn Restaurant and fitness facilities Close to Ironbridge World Heritage Site The Holiday Inn Telford – Ironbridge is celebrating the great Shropshire summer, by championing a local ‘staycation’ campaign during August.  The hotel, which is only a 10 minute drive from the world-renowned Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage site and a huge range of other family-friendly venues, is encouraging local people […]

20 Minutes of Summer in Telford

20 Minutes of Summer in Telford

Top 10 Family Activities 20 Minutes from Telford…     Telford has lots to offer this summer, and we have plenty to keep you and your family occupied! Whether you enjoy long summer walks, dynamic museums, or if you’re a fanatic animal lover, Telford has something for everyone. Check out our Top 10 Family Activities that will see you travelling no longer than 20 minutes…     1. Ironbridge Gorge […]

Recipe for success

Recipe for success

At the Olive Tree Restaurant we are proud to have our recipe Duo of Cherrington Farm braised blade of beef, by Head Chef Nigel Davis feature in the newly released Made in Shropshire recipe book.  The book encompasses fantastic recipes from a range of restaurants and food producers in the County.  We feel this book is a celebration of the what Shropshire has to offer and also cements our commitment […]

Donating our duvets to Shropshire Community Project

Donating our duvets to Shropshire Community Project

Here at Holiday Inn Telford-Ironbridge and at our sister hotel, International Hotel, our aim is to make our guests as comfortable as possible and ensure they have a great nights’ sleep, and that’s why we have just invested in new cosy king sized duvets for all of 253 bedrooms. Having replaced all of our double sized duvets, they were now surplus to requirements and we wanted to ensure we put […]

Wendy’s Blog – Themes R Us!

Wendy’s Blog – Themes R Us!

It’s been all about the theme for us since my last blog – chocolate, Mexican, Halloween and Christmas, you name it and we’ve had it! We hosted a chocolate themed dinner for a local client as part of Chocolate Week – what’s not to love about a week celebrating one of my favourite things?? But this was no ordinary event – the chocolate theme ran through every aspect of the […]

Wendy’s Blog – So here it is….Merry Christmas!

Wendy’s Blog – So here it is….Merry Christmas!

Can you believe it’s Autumn already? We might be enjoying a late burst of sun and warmth, but make no mistake, the nights are drawing in. And for us here at The Holiday Inn Telford-Ironbridge, that means we’re in top gear for the countdown to Christmas. Yes, there it is – I said it! CHRISTMAS! Now keen followers will know that we’ve been planning for the festive season for several […]

Wendy’s Blog – Ra-ra skirts at the ready – we’re raring to go!

Wendy’s Blog – Ra-ra skirts at the ready – we’re raring to go!

It’s all well and good being the manager of a busy hotel with all the challenges that role brings, and I love my job as it certainly keeps me on my toes! But sometimes it’s good to step outside your comfort zone and remind yourself just how much effort other staff put into their work, and get a taste of something completely different. Well that’s exactly what I’ve been doing […]

Revive Fitness Suite Officially Opened by F1 Test Driver

Revive Fitness Suite Officially Opened by F1 Test Driver

The new equipment at Revive got the ultimate test drive – from a Formula 1 racing driver. Marco SØrensen is a test driver for Lotus and he joined members at the official launch of the fitness suite. The gym has been completely refurbished with a £100,000 makeover, and is the first in the area to offer some of the very latest hi-tech equipment. Jo Burton, Revive Leisure Manager, said: “We […]

Wendy’s Blog – Flaming June is upon us!

Wendy’s Blog – Flaming June is upon us!

Well who’d have thought it? Half way through the year already – and the days will soon be getting shorter again. Where is this year going? Things have never been busier here at Holiday Inn Telford – Ironbridge, and we seem to have events and activities going on at every turn. One of the most exciting is the T-Live festival that’s set to take place later this summer. We’ve been […]