Things to do in Telford

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For over 300 years, Telford and Shropshire have been at the heart of England’s spirit of innovation and achievement, being home to the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution which changed the world.

Today’s Telford and Shropshire effortlessly combines the historic and the new, offering visitors the opportunity to experience the charms of traditional England.

With a wide range of attractions, events and activities for kids, Telford and Shropshire are also the ideal location for a family holiday or weekend break with the kids.

At Holiday Inn Telford-Ironbridge, our large and comfortable family rooms have all the space you need to relax and enjoy your family break. Centrally located in the heart of the town, our hotel is close to a number of tourist attractions, such as the beautiful Ironbridge, and the wonderful Victorian town, Blists Hill. We are also just a five minute walk away from the Telford Shopping Centre, and right next door to the award winning Telford Town Park.

As an extra bonus, if you choose to stay with us, your children can eat for free* at our restaurant, The Olive Tree!

We hope to welcome you very soon.


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Summer activities for all the family

We have a whole variety of Summer activities for the family on the doorstep – from rope walks and mini golf, to Wonderland and the glorious acres of Telford Town Park, there’s enough to keep everyone busy.

With the Ironbridge World Heritage site bringing history to life just a short drive away, you’ll struggle to fit everything in!

If you are looking to be a bit more active during your family holiday in Telford, then don’t forget to visit Telford Ice Rink, Telford Tennis Centre, Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre and Horsehay Village Golf.