Telford was given its name after the civil engineer Thomas Telford. This town is known to be one of the most successful new towns in the country. You’ll discover plenty of tall, glossy style buildings. One of the most popular is the huge shopping centre in the centre of Telford which is able to fit in 4,000 cars.
There’s plenty to do in this new town for the entire family. If you’re travelling with the children then you shouldn’t miss Wonderland. This fantastic park tells fairy-tale stories and gets your children singing their hearts out to popular nursery rhymes. Or you could take them along to the nearby Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom. There you’ll find a maze and a tractor grand prix along with plenty of animals to see.
The Royal Air Force Museum, The Wreckin and the International Centre are three other attractions not to be missed on your day trip to the town.
No matter what your reason is for travelling to Telford, why not take advantage of limo hire while you’re there? We have a large collection of cars to suit all needs. The Bentley Flying Spur is perfect for simple trips around the town. Or if you plan on getting married in Telford why not opt for the Beauford Tourer? Take a look at our entire collection of hire cars online today. The local areas around Telford that we cover included Dawley, Donnington, Wellington, Madeley and Shifnal.
Situated in a stunning Shropshire location, the Park Hall Hotels two country houses are among tree studded gardens which make an ideal setting for civil wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions, in both summer and winter. This venue offers three elegant suites, 54 executive bedrooms and stunning grounds to capture that memory making moment during everyone’s lifetime. Their success is based on attention to details, from conception through to completion; they will help and provide you with everything you need to make your day unique and special.
The Valley Hotel is situated in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge overlooking the River Severn and the award winning Dale End Park. This is a Georgian Listed building which offers 3-star accommodation, 2 rosette awarded cuisine and exquisite gardens idyllic for your wedding photographs. Here they have a Victorian style gazebo on the terrace of the hotel, offering a truly romantic setting for couples to confirm their commitment to one another.
Located in Shropshire, the Royal Air Force Museum Cosford offers a fun, entertaining day out for all the entire family. It sits next to an active airfield and is the only place in the Midlands where you can get close to so many breathtaking aircraft for free. Over 70 aircraft of international importance are housed in three Wartime Hangars and with the National Cold War Exhibition. You can see the world’s oldest Spitfire and a Lincoln Bomber, which are just two of the highlights of the Warplanes Collection. With so much to see, it is really a day out for the whole family.
On the western side of the historic industrial area of Telford in Shropshire, close to the Ironbridge Gorge is the Telford Steam Railway. It is a preserved railway operated by a small and friendly team of volunteers on Sundays and Bank Holidays from Easter through to the end of September, and at Christmas. This is a great place to visit for all the family and especially those who love their steam trains.
Telford has many places to visit on a night, and with a variety of restaurant to choose from. If you’re after an Indian Restaurant then you need to visit the Blue Elephant in Ketley, Telford. It offers the ultimate eating experience, serving the best fusion in Indian cuisine with a mouth watering twist at its award winning restaurant. They are Balti specialists, who have an extensive menu, including many favourite curry dishes cooked by experienced chefs using fresh ingredients.
Telford’s popular theatre and community centre, Oakengates Theatre at The Place hosts a wide programme of shows, entertainment and activities. It is a modern and versatile performance space and venue housing a diverse range of live entertainment including comedy, music, drama, cabaret evenings, community performances, presentations, awards and celebrations.