House Stay Telford

Things To Do

When you stay with us at House Stay Telford there are many things to do right on the doorstep. Book your accommodation with us and see Shropshire.

Here are a few ideas of things to do in and around Telford to get you started.  Click the name of the attraction to view their website and find out more.

Telford Town Park

Telford Town Park is set in the heart of Telford adjacent to Southwater and Telford Shopping Centre. Telford Town Park is a large park, occupying 1.7 square kilometres.The park offers a wide range of facilities and activities from long walks with beautiful scenery to hours of fun with the children on its wide range of play equipment.

The park also has two tranquil gardens called the Maxwell and Cherry Gardens. These areas boost specialist plants and water features making for the perfect location to sit and relax with a book.

Hoo Zoo

Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom has taken a huge step and relaunched as Hoo Zoo and Dinosaur World. With over 100 species of animals, 15 animatronic dinosaurs and activities taking place all day Hoo Zoo really is a fun day out whatever the age.

Now, the zoo is home to not just sheep, cows, pigs and horses but other zoo favourites such as Meerkats, Lemurs, Servals, Caracal and even Wolves.

The Iron Bridge

This beautiful monument stands as one of the greatest symbols of where the Industrial Revolution started. Tourists have flocked here since 1779 to marvel at this extraordinary structure that dominates the small town that takes its name.

Walk across the first ever cast-iron bridge, built in 1779 across the River Severn. Marvel at its true strength and delicate beauty.

Coalport China Museum

Be wowed by some of the finest examples of Coalport & Caughley China and explore the workshops and kilns in which these amazing products were made, decorated and fired.

Telford International Centre

Telford International Centre is a stand out venue, centrally located in the heart of the Midlands. With its modern, unbranded interior, it really is the ideal home for large events. Part of the Southwater Event Group, the venue comprises of an on-site production company and two hotels, with a further hotel within walking distance. Family owned and with an unrivalled attention to detail, the Centre’s focus is firmly on its clients and achieving exceptional service for every event.


Enginuity is a fun-filled, hands on science and engineering centre, with something for everyone to enjoy!

  • Discover how a blast furnace works, in our brand new interactive experience
  • Find out how water power is used – warning: you may get wet!
  • Test yourself on our new table top experiments, and learn about the very first electric car, which was made here at Coalbrookdale
  • Take our Fairy Tale Adventure Challenge and design a way for storybook characters to cross the River Severn

Rodington Vineyard

Rodington Vineyard is a small family run International Award Winning Vineyard located in the heart of beautiful Shropshire. It had always been our family dream to have a vineyard. We come from an ancestry steeped in farming back in India, growing all sorts of crops. Having been in England for 3 generations, it was our dream to use our heritage in the beautiful fertile soil.

Rodington Vineyard offers a wonderful Wine Tasting Experience which includes a tour of our beautiful vineyard, and then sampling of our award winning wines with lunch of cheese, meat, bread and nibbles included.

Apley Farm Shop

Apley Farm Shop is an exciting destination with great food, great fun & great shopping. As well as the Farm Shop, Butcher & Deli selling locally sourced food, there is the Creamery cafe (tea room), Pigg’s Playbarn (indoor play), Scotty’s Animal Park, Apley Plant Centre, Paint & Create (pottery painting studio), Big Little Things (gift shop & florist), Bella’s Gifts, the Corn Loft Conference Room, the Skylark Nature Trail & the new additions of the Apley Maize Maze and Dog Park! Come & enjoy a great day with family, friends and pets. Enjoy delicious food, browse the beautiful shops or enjoy a countryside walk.

Granville Country Park

Enjoy wonderful walks in the country park with stunning natural beauty, spend time exploring ruins and more…