We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: High St | Tontine Hill, Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge TF8 7JP, England
Phone Number: +44 1952 433424
Website
Description:

The world's first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the...

The world's first iron bridge is located in Ironbridge, the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,092 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 670
    Excellent
  • 333
    Very good
  • 50
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Quaint and lovely

I had been here before when I was child but wanted to go again and wanted to take my partner for her birthday. It was a rainy cold day and the toll house was closed, but this... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jonathan Richar... W
Add Photo Write a Review

1,092 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,064: English reviews
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had been here before when I was child but wanted to go again and wanted to take my partner for her birthday. It was a rainy cold day and the toll house was closed, but this didn't stop us from having a lovely time admiring the bridge and the pretty little village it sits in. The shops are lovely... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan Richar... W
Tamworth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It seems completely improbable to me that a few pieces of cast iron which span a river in this now English back-water is, in International terms, on a par with the Great Wall of China and the Pyramids in Egypt! Ironbridge gorge is a World Heritage site and rightly so! The first iron and steel bridge in the World. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank jrdo5959
Hobart, Australia
Level Contributor
363 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you're in the area you have to see the famous Iron Bridge, the world’s first cast-iron bridge built in 1779 and one of the great symbols of the industrial revolution. It’s also an attractive bridge, even now. There's supposed to be an exhibition in the Tollhouse about how they built it. This would have been very interesting but it... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mike S
derbyshire
Level Contributor
42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here on a whim, nice place with beautiful scenery and plenty of restaurants and coffee shops to choose from

Helpful?
Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
153 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you go to Ironbridge you must take the time to see the bridge and the various museums. It's a real piece of black country history.

Helpful?
Thank PeterBOrner
Taunton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

visiting friends over the weekend and so close to the Ironbridge we had to visit... stunning piece of architecture and the toll house is quaint while giving you the history in photos and print... a great and a must see if you are close although not alot in ironbridge itself but dont let that put you off...

Helpful?
Thank simonboley
Level Contributor
42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Iron Bridge which the village is named after was built in the late 18th Century and the first of its kind in the world. The Severn Side walk is worth taking as it takes you past some historical sites and under the bridge. I continues past some museums and art galleries and onto a very pleasant garden. We caught... More 

Helpful?
Thank banddcleaves
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
51 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Free to look at and go in the tollhouse. Great views along the river, and a few places nearby to stop for tea and cake. If you're coming to Ironbridge you need to see it's namesake!

Helpful?
Thank beckabock
Manchester
Level Contributor
58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ironbridge is a small but very pretty village with loads of history. The first Iron Bridge ever built. Visited on our way to Shrewsbury, plenty of parking and lots of coffee shops to get either food or hot drinks etc.

Helpful?
Thank Cathy P
Hitchin, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
251 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. Dramatic Views over the gorge and mighty river Severn. Wander around this old town, grab a snack, a drink and a sit down. Enjoy the industrial heritage, visit a museum and take a walk through the woods and along the river. Nice !

Helpful?
Thank ManInBlack64

Travellers who viewed The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse also viewed

Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge
Ironbridge, Ironbridge Gorge
 

Been to The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?