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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

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.

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

No hen/stag parties permitted via Pitchup.com.


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9.7

Overall rating based on 97 reviews

 

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96% would stay here again.

 

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A nice clear site in a good location. Tidy facilities ... 22/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James B. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    A nice clear site in a good location. Tidy facilities - showers good and clean, decent toilets, nice kids play area, freezer and fridges working. Great for little camp fires - and for cooking on them too.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing really.

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A really nice, clean site with great facilities in a ... 22/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James B. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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    A really nice, clean site with great facilities in a great location only 1km from the river and the famous iron bridge.

    Kids loved it - nice amount of open space with a good playground

    Facilities were clean and in good condition.

    Disliked: 

    Can't get cars particularly close to tents, but that's preferable to having them tear up the lovely grass meadow.

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Lovely setting, good clean facilities, nice play area, quiet. A ... 22/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom James B. Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Lovely setting, good clean facilities, nice play area, quiet. A great site good for multiple pitches to stay as a group.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing! Would worry about the amount of fridge and freezer space if it got busy, but that wasn't a problem for us.

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Fabulous site! Great facilities! Lovely stay! 01/10/2018

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

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Great facilities!

    Disliked: 

    The cold weather that can’t be helped!

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Friendly staff, very welcoming & going above my expectations of ... 01/10/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Claire P. Confirmed

  • Pea camping pod
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    Friendly staff, very welcoming & going above my expectations of them.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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Brilliant location. Clean facilities and Warm Electric Showers 18/09/2018

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  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Fire Pits

    Disliked: 

    Longer grass on upper field

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Great site. 18/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Richard H. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    Fire pits provided by site, owner sells the wood for them to.

    Facilities very clean and a great view from the site.

    Sort walk through the woods to iron bridge.

    Disliked: 

    Nothing

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very friendly hosts...lovely clean site with clean shower blocks 10/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom louise w. Confirmed

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    everything

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    nothing

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Great stay! 09/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom Nicola B. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Bluebell field electric optional grass tent pitch
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    James was fantastic and very knowledgeable of the local area. Everything was thought of in the campsite and the bags of logs were great! We'll definitely be coming back.

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From the manager...

Thanks Nicola and we look forward to seeing you again.
Claire

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Nice site 06/09/2018

Reviewer's country: United Kingdom neil d. Mobile phone icon Confirmed

  • Non-electric grass tent pitch
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  • Liked: 

    The welcome, lovely views, ok shower block and play area.

    Disliked: 

    In reply to James, I have no problem with anyone as you say talking but not at 1 in the morning quite loudly outside, also children playing the people in question their football hit our tent 3 times and it was a very hard football when they had the whole field to play in, as I said when I spoke to you and in my review if you read it I stated you did issue me with a refund read review! and that I stated you were a decent chap I just felt you should of done more to ask people to be quiet at 1 in the morning, also I have camped 7 times this year and have had a bit of noise but not directly on the campsite itself, I want to put to anyone who reads this James has a lovely campsite definitely give it a try it’s just a shame it was ruined by selfish people on the occasion I was there I believe the majority of people who camp want quiet after 11pm

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Leisure on site

Bar or club house

Cycle hire

Evening entertainment

Fishing

Fitness centre

Games room

Indoor swimming pool

Kids' club

On-site restaurant/cafe

Outdoor swimming pool

Play area

Take away

Tennis

TV room

Watersports

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.

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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.

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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