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Mercure Shrewsbury Albrighton Hall Hotel & Spa

Ellesmere Road, Albrighton, Shrewsbury SY4 3AG | Directions | Contact

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Iron Bridge Gorge

At a Glance

  • Location: 17.4 Miles South East
  • Admission (2020): Adult £27.50, Family Tickets £75 includes annual re-admission
  • Open: All Year except Christmas and New Year
  • More Information: Visit Website

Iron Bridge Gorge

Visit the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution at this World Heritage site. You could easily spend several days visiting the various sights and attractions here, and helpfully there are good value annual passes that let you do just that. As it is only about a 30 minute drive, Mercure Albrighton Hall is your ideal base for a short break to include visits to Blist Hill Town, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Coalport China and the famous Iron Bridge itself and the Toll house.

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

At a Glance

  • Location: 17.5 Miles East
  • Admission (2020): Adults £11.95, Children (2-15) £10.95
  • Open: Mid June - September
  • More Information: Visit Website

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom

Family-focused zoo/farm park with animals from meerkats and servals to farmyard favourites, plus regular events and experience days to enjoy. You can also enjoy the unique spectacle of Sheep racing - yes you read that correctly - 8 sheep running and jumping over fences with race commentary and a “Tote”. You can also see the wallabies, and if you are lucky they might even eat out of your hand.

Timber Jacks

At a Glance

  • Location: 1.7 Miles South East
  • Admission (2020): from £15 per player
  • Open: All Year
  • More Information: Visit Website

Timber Jacks

It’s time to unleash your inner lumberjack and take up the exciting new sport of Axe throwing. They say that Axe throwing is one of the oldest lumberjack sports, and who would want to argue with the man holding the axe. You can play as a family or group and children 8 or over are welcome, so this could be a great way to work out some family rivalries (by getting the best score, not by using the axe on each other, obviously).

Prison Break

At a Glance

  • Location: 3.8 Miles South
  • Admission (2020): from £49
  • Open: All Year
  • More Information: Visit Website

Prison Break

Prison Break is a 2½ hour event taking place in 4 acres of a decommissioned prison. Packed full of challenges, puzzles, hidden clues, helpful prisoners, hindering officers and a race to break out of the front gates and make your way to freedom.

This is a bit more than the usual ‘Escape Room’ experience, fun though those are, this one is on another level, great fun!

Blist Hill Town

At a Glance

  • Location: 19.4 Miles South East
  • Admission (2020): Adult £27.50, Family Tickets £75 includes annual re-admission
  • Open: All Year except Christmas and New Year
  • More Information: Visit Website

Blist Hill Town

Blists Hill Victorian Town is an open-air museum that re-creates the age of steam and includes a host of Victorian characters and trades people to meet and talk to. This extraordinary and immersive museum recreates the sights, sounds and even the smells of a Victorian Shropshire town in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Oh, and don’t miss the old fashioned sweet shop!

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

At a Glance

  • Location: 27 Miles North West
  • Admission (2020): Free
  • Open: All Year
  • More Information: Visit Website

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Dare you cross it? And can you do it without looking down! Designed and built by Thomas Telford and Williams Jessop, Pontcysyllte means 'the bridge that connects' and is 'the jewel in the crown' of this World Heritage Site. You can walk across Pontcysyllte, or save your legs and take a leisurely boat ride or even hire a boat for the day from Trevor Basin. You can walk back along part of the Offa’s Dyke Path route and see the Aqueduct from the ground, but don’t forget your camera, the views are stunning.

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Information correct at July 2020. Please confirm details direct with attraction. E&OE.