Bed and Breakfast and Guest Houses in Town Centre
Looking for a cheap bed and breakfast stay in Telford UK ?
The town of Telford is located 13 miles away from Shrewsbury and approximately 30 miles west of Birmingham, right in the heart of the borough of Telford and Wrekin. A relatively new town, it is also one of the fastest growing populated areas in the UK.
Telford came into existence after several smaller settlements merged into each other. Today, it attracts many tourists from the UK and abroad with its cultural sites, the splendid little restaurants and the relaxing holiday opportunities. The International Centre is home to large exhibitions and conferences.
Search for the best and cheapest guest houses or b&b’s in and around Telford England, Situated in the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. Rooms feature an en suite or private bathroom (some even with Spa or Jacuzzi bath), free private parking and free Wi-Fi. Birmingham, the NEC and Genting indoor arena, NIA Barclaycard arena and Birmingham Airport are a 30-minute drive away from Telford UK. Breakfasts, which are included in the room rate, can be enjoyed in the stylish, comfortable breakfast rooms.
Overview and Some History
The centre of Wellington, with its traditional market, and Ironbridge are just nearby and offers further restaurants, along with numerous museums. Don’t miss a visit to the spectacular Ironbridge Gorge, situated on the River Severn. Ironbridge Gorge is probably Telford’s most spectacular landmark and the one that has the highest popularity.
The landmark is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and it was named after the iron bridge located there – the first construction of its type in the world. The bridge in Ironbridge Gorge was constructed in 1779, and its main purpose was to link Broseley to the mining town of Madeley.
The area has been designated a World Heritage Site. In total, there are 13 museums illuminating the area’s history and its association with the start of the Industrial Revolution. One of the most popular museums is the Blists Hill Open Air Museum. The area is close to Bridgnorth, Ludlow, Shrewsbury and the Welsh borders and offers plenty to see and do for people of all ages.
Broseley was an industrial town that played an important role in the growth of Coalbrookdale as an industrial centre. Telford Town Centre is worth exploring, as well. There is a large shopping centre located there.
Visitors can also see the International Centre and visit the skating rink that was recently constructed nearby.
Getting to Town Centre
Telford is located just at the terminus of M54 motorway. The town has several car parking lots that range from short to long stay facilities. Do a little bit of preliminary research to figure out which one is best, in case your hotel is missing a free parking lot.
Regular train routes connect Shrewsbury and the center of Birmingham to Telford. Telford Central Station is conveniently located close to a bus station that takes visitors to the central part of the town and the main Shopping Centre.
Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol BRS and Liverpool Airports are the ones located closest to the town. Manchester Airport is located a two-hour drive away and Birmingham International Airport is only a 50-minute drive away.
Where should you stay when visiting Telford ? B&B Accommodation
Whether you are looking for cheap B&B accommodation or family roomsclose to the town centre, you will discover various exciting options. The Wheatsheaf Inn is one of the most affordable establishments in town, and it is located conveniently close to M54. Charlies Café Bar and Coalbrookdale Inn are two other cheaper bed and breakfast accommodation options.
If you are looking for accommodation close to the international conference and exhibition centre of the city, these possibilities are perfect for you. Seekers of more luxurious accommodations can opt for The Old Orleton Inn or The Old Rectory. The first property is a five-star boutique facility that has a free car parking lot and Wi-Fi internet access. The Old Rectory guest house is near Ironbridge and the business centre of Telford.
Looking for other last minute offers and exclusive accommodation deals ? We can help you. Take a look at the following list and you will learn more about the Telford bed and breakfasts, the services that they offer and the cheapest accommodation prices in the town.
International Conference Centre TIC TF3 4JH – Ironbridge Power Station TF8 7BL – Gorge TF8 7DQ
Telford International Centre Address
St Quentin Gate, Shropshire, TF3 4JH
One of the nearest guest houses near by the TIC is Hartfield. This luxurious B&B is located in the heart of town, less than 2 miles (3.2 km) from the International Centre and with easy access to the M54. Situated between Ironbridge and town centre.
Telford Ironbridge Power Station Address
Ironbridge Power Station, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, Shropshire, TF8 7BL
Ironbridge Gorge Address
Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire TF8 7DQ, United Kingdom
One of the nearest b&b’s from Ironbridge Power Station is the Bridge View Guesthouse and Calcutts House.
Main railway station ?
Regular trains arrive from Shrewsbury (Wales) and Birmingham (West Midlands) at Telford Central Railway Station, the main station of town. Others are Wellington and Oakengates train stations.
There are frequent rail connections between Birmingham International and Shrewsbury, with some continuing to Aberystwyth or Holyhead Port. London Midland trains also connect the town with Shrewsbury and Birmingham New Street. These trains call at all stations between Shrewsbury and Wolverhampton.
Location – Where is
Where is Telford ?
This large town is located in the county of Shropshire, in central England West Midlands region. The city of Birmingham is approximately 45min. drive away. Manchester can be reached in 1 hour 30 minutes.
- Wolverhampton City Centre — 15 miles
- Stafford in Staffordshire — 16 miles
- Stoke-on-Trent (near Alton Towers theme park) — 25 miles
- Chester Cheshire — 40 miles
- Coventry West Midlands — 44 miles
Skegnes is within close distance of Birmingham international airport, less than 50 miles away. From this airport you can fly both domestic or international.
Must See Tourist Attractions and Sights
(Telford Town Park, TF3 4AY England UK)
Enjoy a family day at Wonderland and see your favourite fairytale characters and their houses.
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron
(Coach Road, Coalbrookdale, Shropshire TF8 7DQ, United Kingdom)
Very interesting museum which gives you an insight into the hardships of work in the iron industry of the past.
(4 miles west of the town centre)
The Wrekin is a famous hill in east Shropshire offering breathtaking views from the summit. There are a number of walks, up and down again the same way.
The International Centre
(Saint Quentin Gate, Shropshire TF3 4JH, United Kingdom)
Great venue for conferences, exhibitions and other events. Facilities at the center are excellent and very modern.
Jackfield Tile Museum
(Jackfield, TF8 7LJ England UK)
Working active museum displaying ceramic tiles and their history.