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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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Amazing day ! Best value fantastic cafe too

Stunning location and great value cafe and shops. Miriam in the gift shop was happy and friendly... read more

Reviewed yesterday
linda n
London, United Kingdom
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A great place to visit time after time

I’ve visited the British Ironwork Centre with my family around 5 times over the last couple of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
A5, Oswestry SY11 4JH, England
+44 800 688 8386
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stunning location and great value cafe and shops. Miriam in the gift shop was happy and friendly 😀. So much to see.... fab for families or couples. Free parking . Free entry. Amazing Knife Angel sculpture and the Spoon Gorilla. Please donate and help sign...More

Thank linda n
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve visited the British Ironwork Centre with my family around 5 times over the last couple of years. The first time was a real wow- seeing the knife angel, the huge spoon gorilla and other impressive sculptures in their park. It is a lovely- almost...More

Thank K J
Reviewed 2 days ago

So much to see both indoors and out. Lovely cakes and chocolate goodies in the café. Well worth a visit.

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of 26 visited British Iron works near Oswestry. What a wonderful morning, we certainly needed to have a full day,, there is so much to see we were handed a discount card which meant we had 10% off any purchases we made. Our...More

Thank margaret h
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband & I regularly visit when I have an appt. at the nearby RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital. My husband first noticed the entrance off the A5. I had not. The drive up to the car park area passes some very realistic wuldlife sculptures. The large...More

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 3 days ago

found the iron centre very interesting, sculptures amazing, cafe very retro style good food could not ask for more and all for £1 donation free parking loads of space items for sale a little expensive but only to be expected worth a visit

Thank Pete L
Reviewed 3 days ago

I took 2 of my friends for breakfast here whilst they were up visiting me. It's a lovely location with a lot going on. However, I was disappointed with the breakfast experience. My friends both order bacon sandwiches which came out within 10 minutes of...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This a wonderful place full of things to do for adults children and teens. Wonderful events at Easter Holidays halloween and Christmas plus more in summer holidays

Thank Windyann O
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very impressed with our visit here. The sculptures are amazing. Some quite breathtaking. Shop is so well stocked and the cafe itself is excellent. Good menu and well priced. We knew this place was popular, now we know why!

Thank digit_11
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a wet morning here. It provides an interestingly different experience. Nice cafe.

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24 June 2018|
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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