Situated less than 30 miles from Birmingham City Centre, Telford is one of the UK’s fastest growing and most successful new towns.

With the centre of Telford located just off junction 5 on the M54, getting here couldn’t be easier.
Or, for those opting to use public transport there are regular bus routes and Telford train station is a short 10 minute walk from the main amenities.


The brand new £250 million Southwater development is the perfect place to visit for those looking for a more vibrant night time atmosphere, a quick lunch, or a meal with family or friends. Bars and restaurants include Bella Italia, Harvester, Chimichanga, Pizza Express and Nando’s.

Live music events

In recent years Telford Town Park has created a festival atmosphere for thousands at its outdoor venue the QEII Fields In Trust Town Park Arena. A range of artistics have entertained people from Telford and beyond including McFly, Lawson, Rick Astley and Union J  Boyzone and Alesha.

Family fun

If you are looking for something to do with the family Telford Town Park offers play areas and equipment for children of all ages including giant slides, sandpits, cycle paths, water play and nature trails.

The Town Park is situated just behind Southwater and within a close proximity to Telford Shopping Centre.  Other nearby activities for the family includes the Ice Rink, Tenpin Bowling and an 11 screen IMAX Cineworld.


Whilst visiting Telford, tourists may be interested in visiting the remarkable Ironbridge Gorge. The World Hertiatage site is located just five miles outside of Telford. People should visit Discover Telford to plan their trip.

Stay over

With a selection of modern hotels in the heart of Telford there is no need to rush home – for a list of recommended places to stay please visit Discover Telford

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