Shropshire Ironbridge Weekend


Fri-Sun Oct 28th-30th




£55 per person (including supplement) per person for 2 nights in shared private dorm. Price may be adjusted if more rooms are booked.


The Ironbridge is a World Heritage Site and the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution. The town is along the River Severn in a gorge rich in history. Possibility of Halloween something on the Saturday evening. Our hostel is a short walk from the historic town, full of places of interest, shops and pubs.

Saturday: Plan is to walk from Ironbridge to and up the Wrekin hill and back, distance around 12 miles. The route will involve a few ascents and descents as Ironbridge is in a valley. In the evening the group meal will be in Ironbridge town or the hostel.

Sunday: Plan to do 6-8 mile walk, across the Ironbridge, maybe taking in National Trust Benthall Hall if open, again some ascent, depart for home at 3:00pm.

Also lots of wet weather options, with over ten museums around Ironbridge town.


Hostel does all meals. Self-catering kitchen as well. Packed lunch required for all walks.


Nearest station Telford, bus to Ironbridge. Arranging lifts is an individual responsibility and is not arranged by leader.


YHA Ironbridge Coalport, John Rose Building, High Street, Coalport, Shropshire, TF8 7HT. Two ensuite, 5 bed dorms booked for exclusive group use.


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