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“Day out”

British Ironwork Centre
Ranked #1 of 36 things to do in Oswestry
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 BBC. The Centre was officially opened to visitors in 2014 by HRH Prince Michael of Kent. Donations are welcome for Hope House Children's Hospice. Most recent projects include the "Knife Angel" made from over 100,000 weapons which have been removed from the streets of the United Kingdom, working with national police forces, families affected by knife crime and community action groups to ensure people think twice before carrying a blade.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fab time yesterday doing the rabbit riddler hunt and just looking at the amazing sculptures. Will be back again soon for coffee and cake

Thank Sonia J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful day out, capturing the children’s imagination and leaving the adults speechless with the complexity of the work involved in some of the projects. The knife angel truly is breathtaking. We shall return.

Thank Laura_Angeloff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Ironworks for the first time last month. Very interesting, amazing what they have achieved.

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place! The iron works truely are pieces of art, well worth a visit. Great place for a day out, food reasonably priced and service with a smile every time.

Thank Muntie88
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for a couple of years now with family, took my husband here with my 2 kids as he hasn't beeb before and he was really impresses. As always there was plenty to see, they had an easter egg hunt on for the children which they thoroughly enjoyed (and so did he).
And the highlight was the food, as usual it was really lovely, and a reasonable price which is what makes it so special. We always try and sit under the artificial trees and love eating in the centre of all those wonderful things in display! Staff are always friendly and attentive which gives it that special touch. We will probably go back here for many years to come with friends and family....

Thank Jroobins
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