YHA Ironbridge Coalport

Beds / Sleeps

What we have to offer

Residing within the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, YHA Ironbridge Coalport occupies the oldest surviving Coalport china works building. Perfect for activity breaks, offering cycling and walking routes which take you around the local area.

For a more cultured break, take a short trip to the museum, which is located right next door, where you can see examples of the china which made Coalport famous.

Why not take a walk along the Shropshire Canal to the 200 year old Tar Tunnel, visit the famous Ironbridge which spans the Ironbridge Gorge or marvel at the wonders in the science museum, Enginuity!

Bedroom layout
36 beds arranged in 1x1, 3x2, 6x4, 1x5 and 1x8.
All bed linen is provided, and we ask if you could please refrain from bringing your own.

Dining room/lounge
The self catering dining room comfortably seats 40. Wif-Fi is available at this property which is free of charge for guests to use.

Kitchen facilities include 2 domestic cookers, microwaves, toasters, kettles, and 4 fridges. There is a good range of kitchen utensils, baking trays, pans and enough crockery and cutlery. Tea towels, cloths, black bin bags and washing up liquid are provided.

Washing facilities
Some rooms are en-suites, other toilet and shower areas are also provided. 13 toilets and 9 showers total.
Please bring your own towels.

There is full central heating throughout (thermostat set)

Car parking
Car parking can be found at the rear of the building. The car park is owned by the museum and costs £2 to park for 24hrs. (This parking ticket can be used in all Ironbridge Museum car parks)

YHA Ironbridge Coalport welcomes dogs! Add a dog to your booking at check out and bring your four legged friend along with you.

Need to know

If you don’t see availability online for the dates you require, please call us on 0800 0191700

YHA Ironbridge Coalport operates an on-site café which may be open to customers during your Exclusive Hire stay.


At YHA Ironbridge Coalport we strive to cater for everybody. We have two accessible bedrooms on the ground floor with accessible bathrooms in the corridor nearby.

We also have:

  • Step free access into the hostel
  • A portable induction loop
  • Vibrating pillow alarm
  • Ground floor bedrooms
  • En-suite bedrooms
  • A platform lift between the lower ground and ground floors.

For more information please download the full access statement here (98KB)

In the area

Coalport China Museum (50m), Blist Hill Victorian Village (1 mile), Enginuity (2), RAF Cosford (7), Severn Valley Railway (14)

Hostel amenities

  • Parking - on-street
  • Washing machine
  • Dryer
  • Bed linen provided
  • WiFi
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Gas
  • Toaster
  • Water kettle
  • Shower
  • River view

Things to do

  • Sightseeing
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Fishing

Discounts on your stay

Why not take out YHA membership today to save £30 on your Exclusive Hire booking? Not only will you get a discount on bookings with YHA Exclusive Hire, but you’ll also get exclusive discounts every time you stay with YHA, high street shopping discounts, email newsletters and much, much more!

Find out more information about YHA membership and the fantastic benefits.

To get your £30 off discount code, simply log in to YHA.org.uk and go to the Member Benefits tab.

How to find us

Our Address

YHA Ironbridge Coalport
John Rose Building,
High Street,



From Telford, take the A442 towards Kidderminster, then follow Ironbridge Museum signs past Blists Hill (5 miles).
Follow the road to Coalport, the hostel is on the site of the china museum.

From Ironbridge, travel east (keep the river on your right), turn left at the new bridge by the Robin Hood pub and follow the road to Coalport (2 miles) signed China museum.

Take a virtual tour

View the lounge View the Dining Room View the Kitchen

Stay Dates


Number Of Guests

Children 4-13 yrs
Babies 0-3 yrs

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