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General

  • Within a mile of Ironbridge
  • Campfires allowed using upcycled washing machine drum pits
  • Modern loo block

If you've ever had a steely determination to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site Ironbridge, we have the very site for you in Irongorge Camping near Telford.

As the name might hint, this site is very close indeed to the world famous birthplace of the Industrial Revolution – the exploits of Mr Brunel et al are only a mile away – so forge your way here forthwith for a heritage hol that should be just tickety boo.

Active options are around too if that's also your tickety boo thing: we'd quite fancy riverside strolls, riverbank fishing, river surface boating and canoeing (we see a pattern developing here) and, on land, possibly racing around on mountain bikes or hiking up hills or the Severn Gorge. And visiting the many excellent pubs around; we also/always fancy those.

Amenities of shower and loo block and washing-up area are smartly up to date and kept to good standards by owners Claire and James. Campfires and barbecues are allowed on site: if you need to buy dry logs or barbecue coals they can most conveniently be delivered to your pitch.

And, possibly Pitchup.com's fave feature of this industrious little site, the ready made 'fire bowls' are actually cleverly upcycled washing machine drums, which you can fill with fire for your evening stews. We think Mr Brunel would have approved.

Please note

Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.

The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.


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9.3

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97% would recommend this site to a friend.

96% would stay here again.

 

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Excellent site, loads of space for children to play. 20/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Susan C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Iris camping pod
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    The cabin was beautifully set out. Friendly staff. Good amenities.

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The surrounding area around the pitch site was a little untidy. 18/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Nessa A. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Lupin 1 bedroom camping pod
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  • Liked: 

    Pod, fire pit, play area, comfortable double bed.

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    No toaster, spider webs in toilets around door frames and lights

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Brill site , lovely hill views , animals all around on adjacent fields 16/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Gareth G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Iris camping pod
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    Outdoor bbq /fire

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facilities and pitch 04/10/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Doug C. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Bluebell field electric optional grass tent pitch
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    facilities and pitch

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    not being able to park cat by tent

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Everything! Views , surrounding area, friendly staff, camp size , ... 19/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Hayley M. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Bluebell field electric optional grass tent pitch
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    Everything! Views , surrounding area, friendly staff, camp size , clean facilities

    Disliked: 

    Nothing!

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Excellent site clean facilities 11/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Claire G. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    All of it.

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    Not a thing

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Amazing location, waking distance from Iron bridge 05/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Wendy M. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Great location and walking distance to iron bridge. Lots of local walks and just up the road from Enguinuity (highly recommend this as a day out if you have kids)
    Small play area for the kids, close enough to keep an eye on them and far enough away from the tents that it wasn't too noisy.

    No cars allowed on the grass / camping area which meant kids could run around playing without the worry of cars coming on and off the site. Giant wheelbarrows and trollies were provided to get the tent and kit from the car park to the camping area - so this wasn't an issue when setting up and packing down.

    Fire pits were free to use (most other places we've been have a hire charge) and the wood and kindling was reasonably priced at £5 per sack. Incredibly friendly and helpful owners of the site who answered all our questions and couldn't have done more for us. A really great trip

    Disliked: 

    Ladies showers were either scalding hot or freezing cold, reported this and presume its fixable as mens worked fine.

    Not being able to drive onto the tent area was a bit inconvenient but as mentioned earlier this was also a good thing from a safety perspective for the kids so not a big deal in the scheme of things.

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Lovely little welcoming site, great for family groups. 04/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Daryl_G Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    Clean toilet & showering facilities.
    Kids playground.
    Helpful owner.

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Small friendly site with lovely views , clean facilities and ... 04/09/2017

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Cheryl F. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Primrose field electric optional grass tent pitch
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    Small friendly site with lovely views , clean facilities and level pitches .

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    Nothing

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Absolutely lovely campsite 03/09/2017

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    Scenery
    Spotless loos
    Well kept site
    Friendly owners
    Firepit

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    Nothing to dislike

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

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Fishing

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Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

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Amenities on site

Bath available

Disabled facilities

Drying room

Food shop

Free wifi

Ice pack freezing

Internet access

Launderette

Parent & baby washroom

Pick-up from public transport

Public telephone

Shower available

Toilet block

Washing-up area

Wifi

Utilities

Charging facilities

Chemical disposal

Gas cylinders available

Recycling available

Renewable energy

Rules

Barbecues allowed

Campfires allowed

Commercial vehicles allowed

Dogs allowed

Dogs allowed all year

Themes

Budget/backpacker

Walkers' paradise

Nearby leisure

Canoeing/kayaking nearby

Cycle hire nearby

Cycling nearby

Fishing nearby

Horse riding nearby

Mountain biking nearby

Groups welcome

D. of E. welcome

Family friendly

Motorcycle friendly

Rallies welcome

Single-sex groups welcome

Student groups welcome

Nearby amenities

Bar nearby

Public transport nearby

Shop nearby

Type

Small (11-25 pitches)

Camping 2.0

Bell tents

Camping pods

Location

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  • Coach House, Strethill Road, Ironbridge, Coalbrookdale Telford, Shropshire, England, TF8 7EY
  • Timezone Europe/London BST (GMT+01:00)   GPS 52.6369°N 2.4997°W

Nearest transport

Coach stations
Telford: Town Centre Bus Station — 3.4 miles
Shrewsbury: Bus Station Raven Meadows — 11.8 miles
Wolverhampton: Pipers Row Bus Station — 16.3 miles
Train stations
Telford Central Rail Station — 3.9 miles
Oakengates Rail Station — 4.4 miles
Wellington (Shropshire) Rail Station — 4.5 miles
Ferry ports
Woodside Birkenhead Ferry Terminal — 56.6 miles
Airports
Birmingham International Airport — 34.8 miles

Directions


Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel using the Get directions button above.

Local attractions

It's a slight porkie to state with firm authority that the Industrial Revolution started exactly at Ironbridge Gorge on one particular day, for of course as your teachers will have told you, it was a gradual process happening all over the shop over a longer period of time. That said, the ten museums of the Ironbridge site are the definitive Industrial Revolution attraction in the land, visited tirelessly by over half a million people every year.

Five of the ten museums are within a mile of Irongorge Camping, including award-winning Enginuity which should spark the kids' interest right up with its interactive exhibits and hands-on activities; get them to try pulling a locomotive by hand or test their speedy reactions against the Enginuity lighting-fast robot.

About ten minutes' drive from Irongorge Camping will see you back in time at Blists Hill Victorian Town, another Ironbridge Gorge museum and an award-winning ingenuity where visitors can experience life as it was in Victorian times including Victorian shops, cottages and schools. If the kids play up, tell them about Victorian child labour and chimney climbing too.

Elsewhere in the area, Ironbridge Camping has views over Wrekin Hill with easy access to it for those who fancy a walk, climb or a slack sit at the summit with a picnic, a beer and a book.

Must see

  • Blists Hill Victorian Town (0.3 miles)
  • Darby Houses (Ironbridge) (0.4 miles)
  • Ironbridge Gorge Museums (0.6 miles)

National Trust

  • Sunnycroft (4.1 miles)
  • Attingham Park (7.7 miles)

Cycle routes

Find local routes on the National Cycle Network - over 12,000 miles of cycling routes.

Please note: All distances on this page are calculated "as the crow flies" - please check actual distance depending on your mode of travel.

Policies

Permitted arrival/departure time

Camping and touring
Arrive:  2 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  12 p.m.
On-site accommodation
Arrive:  3 p.m. –  Anytime
Depart:  11:30 a.m.

Irongorge Camping cancellation policy

No refunds within 2 weeks of arrival date.

If you need to cancel or amend your booking, please give as much notice as possible so that someone else has the chance to book. You may wish to buy holiday insurance for cancellations and for your property/injury whilst away.

Please note that your deposit is paid to Pitchup.com and is non-refundable.

Payment

A 15% non-refundable deposit is payable now. Irongorge Camping will debit the balance from your card 30 days before arrival, or if the arrival date is sooner than 30 days then the balance will be taken immediately.

You can also opt to pay the full amount at the time of your booking.

Tax

This area is not subject to city tax.

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Please read the park terms and conditions below and the Pitchup.com terms and conditions.

Admission
Under 18s must be accompanied by their parents or legal guardians.

Arrivals and departures
Units will be allocated on arrival.

Dogs
Dogs must be kept on leads and supervised at all times.
Guide dogs are allowed on site free of charge.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act and/or any of the following: Staffordshire bull terrier, American Staffordshire terrier, Rottweiler, any Mastiff or Tosa.
The site does not accept breeds/crossbreeds listed in the Dangerous Dogs Act.

Extras
Motorbike(s) can be brought instead of the car(s) included.

General
Bookings are nominative and non-transferable.
Radio, music and TV players must be kept at a low volume. Car doors and boots must be closed quietly.
The management reserves the right to deny access or terminate the stay of those guests whose behaviour is deemed unsuitable. No refunds will be offered.

Occupancy
No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.

Safety
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and attended by an adult at all times.

Taxes
This area is not subject to city tax.

Vehicles
No cars/motorbikes by the pitch/unit. All cars must be parked in the designated area.

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