Bridgnorth Cliff Railway
A working railway transports customer up 111 foot sandstone cliffs that separate the town and the River Severn.
Visit the Railway website
What makes it special
- Travel on England’s Oldest and Steepest Inland Electric Funicular Railway
Monday to Saturday - 08:00 to 20:00
Sunday - 12:00 to 20:00
Monday to Saturday - 08:00 to 18:30
Sunday - 12:00 to 18:30
Tickets - £1.60 return
Children under 6 - free
Other things to do nearby
Follow cycle route 45, 55 and 81 from the doorstep, do your own thing or take an Olympic journey and cycle to the home of Wenlock Olympian Games and have a well earned tea and cake.
50 metres Explore the National Collections of Coalport China and watch daily demonstrations of china making. Visit the website
Take an historic ride on the Silkin Way from Coalport or follow the cycle routes in to Ironbridge following the banks of the River Severn.
Want to get to know more about local industry? The Jackfield Tile Museum lets you wander through an atmospheric Edwardian Tube Station and a old-fashioned pub. Want to paint your own tile(s),
Meet the Victorians in this recreated Victorian town, with cottages, shops and workplaces. Don't miss the horse and cart ride! See the Blist Hill pages of the Ironbridge website
There are ten award-winning Museums along the valley beside the wild River Severn - still spanned by the world's first Iron Bridge. Visit the Museums website for full details
A circular walk from the hostel visits the Quaker burial grounds.
We've done it in a canoe, kayak and even in a white water raft and we love it.
Switch on your imagination in our interactive Design & Technology Centre and discover how ideas are turned into products. Visit the Enginuity website
Admission is free to this museum with 70 aircraft on display. Home to war planes, missiles and transport & training collections. Visit the website
Specialising in mountain bikes and riding the Long Mynd. Pop in for a brew and a chat - advice is free!
Get back to nature and stride out on foot to explore this beautiful part of the country.
Great for canoeing on the River Severn. Bring your own canoe and spend a day on the water. Don't forget your picnic!
Are you ready to safari and come face to face with some of the fastest, tallest, largest and cutest animals around? Visit the website
Take a ride on this stunning steam railway through 16 miles of delightful Worcestershire and Shropshire countryside. Check out the route on the Severn Valley Railway website.
10 miles For an unforgettable look into the past, visit Wroxeter for one of the best preserved examples of a British Roman town.