Jackfield Old School
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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Where the Industrial Revolution started for the whole World and hence it's been given World Heritage status.
A fantastic getaway yet in the heart of this riverside village Jackfield 1 mile from the famous Ironbridge. Peppered with walking and cycle paths - being on the Severn Way which stretches 400miles from Wales to Bristol.
The accommodation is converted from this Victorian village school built in 1844 and it overlooks the World Famous Jackfield Tile Museum.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||New public swimming pool / gym - Abraham Darby Spo 2 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings|
|Nearest Amenities||1 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Birmingham 30 km, Nearest railway: Telford Central 3 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (2), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 6|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Bicycles available|
The Shropshire region
Beautiful tranquil Shropshire with a World changing heritage.
Blists Hill Victorian Town (1 ml)
At Blists Hill Victorian Town you can meet the Victorians in their shops, cottages and workplaces, see all the animals, enjoy a horse and cart ride or a cone of traditional Fish and Chips.
Enginuity (1 ml)
Switch on your imagination in our interactive Design & Technology Centre and discover how good ideas are turned into great products. Find out how a little ingenuity will let you pull a 10 ton locomotive or generate electricity from flowing water. Look at familiar objects with new eyes using the giant X ray machine, build an earthquake proof tower and challenge our robotic arm.
Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron (1 ml)
Explore the site and the remains of the water powered blast furnace where Abraham Darby I perfected the smelting of iron with coke instead of charcoal. It was the secret that helped make iron the essential material of the Industrial Revolution
Darby Houses (1 ml)
Experience the everyday life of Coalbrookdale's Quaker ironmasters in the former homes of the Darby family - Rosehill House and Dale House. From their doorsteps you will get a grandstand view of the restored Furnace Pool which once helped power the ironworks. Step inside the houses and you will discover rooms packed with original family furniture, china, momentos, costumes and family papers.
Broseley Pipe works (2 mile)
Broseley, two miles from the Ironbridge, was once home to one of the most prolific clay tobacco pipe making factories in Britain. Production came to an end in the 1950's when the works were abandoned and left untouched until reopened as a Museum in 1996. In the restoration little has been changed since the workers left. The Museum is a wonderfully preserved time capsule of an ancient local industry.
There is so much to do in Ironbridge. Listed below are a few examples and there is a well stocked information box in the property.
The Iron Bridge & Toll-house (0.5 mile)
The Toll-house is now open every weekend during the local school summer holidays or by prior arrangement for groups and school parties. Follow in the footsteps of millions of tourists who since 1779 have journeyed here to marvel at the world's first cast-iron bridge.
RAF Cosford Museum is 5 miles away with the best display of historic aircraft. Entrance is free.
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