The flamboyant, arching and gravel-strewn Iron Bridge, which gives the area its name, was built to flaunt the new technology invented by...
Iron Bridge Tollhouse
There's a small exhibition on the history of the iron bridge at the former toll house.
By the River Severn, you can see the remains of the 1750s-built coke-fired blast furnaces, which remained in use into the 19th century.
Original features of this 1862-built former police station and courtroom include four lock-up cells (one's now the takeaway waiting...
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Ironbridge Leisure information
In summer, when the river is at a safe level, you can rent canoes and kayaks to explore the gorge and surrounding areas on 5-mile excursions (around three hours) or multiday camping trips.