YHA Ironbridge Coalport

Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom








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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!

There are 36 beds arranged in 1 x 1, 3 x 2, 6 x 4, 1 x 5 and 1 x 8. All bed linen is provided.

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

Kitchen facilities include two domestic cookers, microwaves, toasters, kettles, and four 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. There are 13 toilets and 9 showers in total. Please bring your own towels.

There is full central heating throughout which is set by a thermostat.

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.

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.

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!

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

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

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.


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Telford, Shropshire, United Kingdom
52.618843 -2.450477

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