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British Ironwork Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Excellent day out

What a wonderful place to visit. Very good sculptures in excellent settings. Excellent Christmas... read more

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Suffolk UK
Great day out

We visited the centre with our parents from Suffolk and were very impressed. The steel sculptures... read more

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The biggest display of decorative metalwork in the UK. Featuring live work from the some of the best artists and blacksmiths in the country. The Centre created the world renowned "Spoon Gorilla" made from over 40,000 donated spoons, as seen on the...more
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A5, Oswestry SY11 4JH, England
+44 800 688 8386
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Reviewed today

What a wonderful place to visit. Very good sculptures in excellent settings. Excellent Christmas displays and very good restaurant. We thoroughly recommend this day out for all ages. Jean from suffolk

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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited the centre with our parents from Suffolk and were very impressed. The steel sculptures were excellent. We enjoyed a very good lunch, with friendly staff in a truly British themed restaurant. There is something for all ages and we would thoroughly recommend a...More

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Reviewed today

My family and I had the most amazing time, eleven of us, aged from 3 to 75 and we were blown away by all you have achieved. We were kept busy having too much fun marvelling at Sculptures, artwork and exhibits then enjoyed a marvellous...More

1  Thank Suzanne N
Reviewed yesterday

Looked on line and found some fantastic handles cast in brass. They had the three feathers for the Prince of Wales embossed on the pull. We live in Wales and have a room devoted to the Royal Navy so it was most appropriate. We collected...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Living fairly locally we often visit as our 'go to' coffee stop! Always something new to look at, the food is well presented and delicious and the staff are always welcoming and friendly! Well worth a visit!

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Such a brilliant day out! I have been with a group of adults and with children and both times had a blast! The cafe has scrummy cakes and not expensive especially for a free admission venue where they usually make their money on the cafe....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an amazing place. We stopped off on our way home from a weekend away thinking we would only be an hour or so, we were wrong we had lunch here (fabulous food), we bought Christmas presents (things we had never seen anywhere else) Well...More

1  Thank OnAir29312698932
Reviewed 3 days ago

Took a coach party from France to the centre. Nothing was too much trouble for the very welcoming staff! They absolutely loved it! There was a lovely restaurant and live music. Everything was very british and so much to see! I would recommend a visit...More

1  Thank Debbie79200
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to call in for coffee and cake. We found the car park after driving through an Avenue of splendid,metal animal sculptures, I was initially irritated at having to 'sign in' but the man behind the counter was rather jolly, so I agreed to...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have been to place twice now and every time its a great experience as there is always something new to see. Excellent cake that you simple have to try! I will be going back.

1  Thank Roy S
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Response from Cordeliashouse | Reviewed this property |
On my recent visit there were gluten free options available
1 June 2018|
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Response from 610joyh | Reviewed this property |
It is dog friendly but not inside the showroom
Jennifer D
29 May 2018|
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Response from 610joyh | Reviewed this property |
The showroom is a little tight to get a wheelchair round but there is lots of space outside although most of the sculptures are on grass, that may be problematic. The Cafe has an outdoor eating area which i think would be... More