Much Wenlock is a place where folk still have time for you. Much Wenlock has been a market town for over 700 years and has a history that stretches back much further
Ladywood overlooking the World Heritage Site Ironbridge Gorge
Jackfield is a village in Shropshire, England, lying on the south bank of River Severn in the Ironbridge Gorge, downstream from Ironbridge. Like many of the settlements in the area, it is notable for its place in the Industrial Revolution.
Buildwas is a village and civil parish in Telford and is home to the world famous, Buildwas Abbey. The impressive ruins of a Cistercian abbey, including its unusually unaltered 12th century church and beautiful vaulted chapter house with tiled-floored.
Coalport was planned as a canal and river interchange and a complete ‘new town’ by ironmaster William Reynolds, who built warehouses, workshops, factories and workers’ accommodation between 1788 and 1796.
Coalbrookdale in Telford’s Ironbridge Gorge is the place where iron ore was first smelted by Abraham Darby using easily mined ‘coking coal’. This development was a major factor in the growing industrialisation of Britain.
Ironbridge, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that is regarded as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution