Please note The Horse and Jockey closed the doors on 25/11/2020 and will not re open as a public house.
Ironbridge is a World Heritage Site which is a renowned and historic former industrial town nestling in the Severn Gorge, the River Severn cutting its way through the steep wooded slopes of the gorge forms one of the most striking and distinctive landscapes in England and worthy of its World Heritage Site designation.
This remarkable area was at the heart of the industrial revolution in the late 18th and early 19th centuries and became world-famous in 1779 when the worlds first Iron Bridge was cast at nearby Coalbrookdale. The area is steeped in industrial heritage with local museums including the renowned Blists Hill Victorian town open air village at nearby Madeley and the world-famous china works at Coalport.
Ironbridge is surrounded by lovely Shropshire countryside, dominated by the nearby Wrekin, Shropshire's highest hill. From its summit there are views over much of the county and to the north the contrasting landscape of the Shropshire plain.