We are based in a grade 2* star listed building constructed in 1791 and overlook the famous "Iron Bridge" at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site.|
Ironbridge is on the River Severn, some 3 miles (5km) south of Telford town centre in the beautiful county of Shropshire.
The area was once a major centre for teddy bear manufacture and the tradition continues today for Ironbridge is not just the home of Merrythought Teddy Bears but a unique Teddy Bear shop........ "Bears on the Square"
APPROXIMATE TRAVELLING TIMES...
London 3 hours, Manchester 1.5 hours, Birmingham 1 hour.
Take junction 4 or 5 from the M54 and follow the brown signs for "Ironbridge Museums". For
DIRECTIONS click on the Images below.
Telford Central rail station is 5 miles (8km) north-east. There are frequent bus services in and out of the Ironbridge gorge. For Public transport information call Shropshire Traveline (+44 0345 056785).
is mostly "Pay & Display" although there are a few "on street" parking spaces. Parking outside our shop is limited to 1 hour and we suggest you park on the south side of the river and enjoy a 2 minute walk over the historic bridge.
MORE ABOUT IRONBRIDGE...Ironbridge Gorge Tourist information
Ironbridge visitor guide
Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Use the following links for official tourist information. Where to eat and stay etc...