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British Ironwork Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Great morning wander around

Took the kids (8 & 8 months) one morning for a nosey, and had a great time, loved the sculptures... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2015
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Unusual attraction

We took our 5 year old granddaughter and we all enjoyed the experience. We were luck enough to call... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2015
Colleen M
Sedgefield, Western Cape, South Africa
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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 18 April 2015 via mobile

Took the kids (8 & 8 months) one morning for a nosey, and had a great time, loved the sculptures, the Free falconry display was great, very entertaining, the Free ice cream staff gave to the kids was a winner, and the indoor showroom kept...More

Thank Frank3323
Reviewed 18 April 2015

We took our 5 year old granddaughter and we all enjoyed the experience. We were luck enough to call on the same day as a Falconry display. The sculptures are amazing, but there is so much more to see here with great selections of garden...More

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We have visited the centre on many occasions over the past 12 months, either shopping for something quirky or looking for something more functional, or bringing friends just to show them the sculptures and visit the shop. On every occasion we have been greeted by...More

Thank Tim141155
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Drove 180 mile round trip to look for a specific sundial which I could only find here. What was meant to be a quick "in-buy-out" turned (deliberately) into a 2.5 hour browse and marvel! Wonderful collection of house and garden items which promotes inspiration. The...More

Thank ukrugby2
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Having spent quite some time working within the Centre in the past and feel I can give a review with 100% accuracy. The Centre has been a constant source of inspiration for my photography, and has provided unlimited entertainment. The friendly and informative staff are...More

Thank Clarey_c2014
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I bought a load of ceramic heart coat hooks from the British Ironworks Centre, mounted them on an oak board and they looked great. Unfortunately one broke shortly after. I rang them up and they sent through a new one free of charge within a...More

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 11 April 2015

The purpose of our trip was to look at garden sculptures and we ended up buying one and ordering a garden bench. The MD, Clive Knowles, discussed adapting the sculpture to meet our needs and we look forward to its delivery. In addition, the falconry...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We came here to kill a little time on a sunny day and all really enjoyed taking a tour around the exhibits and enjoy the quirky urban safari. The children really loved the huge metal animals dotted around that they would rush up to and...More

Thank Cjs_family
Reviewed 10 April 2015 via mobile

What a little find! Never knew it existed but was told to pay a visit. Even on a cold wet day the welcome was warm, the cake & free coffees certainly hit the spot. The shop itself was full of curios, even the teenager loved...More

1  Thank Vixiej
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The staff were extremely helpful and there was a variety of choices and stock. It was a very enjoyable visit and I would recommend this to anybody who is interested in purchasing or even browsing through wrought ironworks.

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Response from Cordeliashouse | Reviewed this property |
On my recent visit there were gluten free options available
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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