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Blists Hill Victorian Town

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Nice day out

We would recommend this for a day out. We went midweek and this is recommended as out was... read more

Reviewed today
Michael S
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FABULOUS DAY OUT

We spent the day at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday and had a fantastic day. There is so... read more

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John H
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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This reconstructed Victorian mining town is one of the best of its kind in England.
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Legges Way, Ironbridge, Telford TF7 5DU, England
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+44 1952 433424
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Reviewed today via mobile

We would recommend this for a day out. We went midweek and this is recommended as out was sufficiently busy to have queues for the sweets, chipshop and bakery. Its compact and well done. We felt that the price should have meant parking was inclusive,...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We spent the day at Blists Hill Victorian Town on Saturday and had a fantastic day. There is so much to see and do here and the layout of the whole place is fantastic. All of the staff who work there are friendly and informative...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Blists Hill is a great way to spend a day - so many wonderful things to see and do. The staff sure know their stuff when it comes to where the building came from etc. Enjoyed going back into history. Was a little let down...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved Bliss Hill a really lovely day out! We went out of season and not in the half term so not very busy which was great but it did perhaps mean that there were not so many village characters around. Really liked the fact...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is wonderful and like going back in time! The sweet shop is to die for-revisiting your youth getting a quarter of aniseed balls!i

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a day there with fish & chips out of paper hot bread just bake its worth buying a passport 10 places to visit for £20.50 if you are a OAP

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is not a cheap attraction but it is so well done. We got there early afternoon and didn't have time to look round everything before closing, I'd recommend a full day. We bought the annual pass which for not much extra gives you unlimited...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was quite an expensive place to visit so car park should be free. It says on the information that it is set in 50 acres but the site itself is only about 5 acres. A lot of work has gone into this attraction and...More

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Ironbridge-Museum, Guest Relations Manager at Blists Hill Victorian Town, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. We were pleased to read that you had a good day out at Blists Hill Victorian Town. However, we were concerned to read that you felt that the museum lacked people in Victorian costume and that you were not made...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Blists Hill Victorian Town offers a fantastic opportunity to experience life at the turn of the century, around 1900. If you are interested in your historic heritage a visit to this reconstruction of a working industrial centre should not be missed. Behind the imposing entrance...More

Thank Derek W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today with my 13 year old. This was our second visit in the past 2 years. £3 to park. Interesting and educational. Made me feel a bit ancient explaining how old money worked, how dad swept the chimney, how mum lit the fire in...More

Thank Rob A
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Kathryn F
20 August 2018|
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Response from Gill B | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can but dogs arw not allowed inside the houses
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773margaret
23 July 2018|
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Response from Pauline B | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see a mobility shop there but Telford the largest town only a couple of miles away and you may find one there. Check online.
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773margaret
23 July 2018|
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Response from Linda1527 | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any scooters or wheelchairs for hire
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lorraineadams2017
29 May 2018|
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
Very good, sorry fo the delay in answering
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Tippy_wonders
26 May 2018|
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Response from lindaphoenix | Reviewed this property |
They are £20 each for one sitting. But you can pick the costume
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