Bridgnorth is fortunate to have many attractions, such as the old town centre with lots of historical, typically English houses, churches and museums with frequent exhibitions. In the Bridgnorth area there are several monuments and museums, which offer a fascinating insight into the history of industrialisation.

St. Leonard’s Church

Built in Norman times, the church was partly destroyed during the Civil War when munitions, which were stored in the church, exploded. Following to restoration the massive sandstone building now retains many Victorian elements.

St. Mary’s Church

The church, which was designed by Thomas Telford, was built between 1792 and 1794. Nowadays the church made of grey sand-stone is the Parish church.

Town Hall

The Meetings of the Town Council take place in the Town Hall. The timber-framed building in High Street dates back to the English Civil War and was completed in 1652. The bustling High Street is the heart of Bridgnorth.


Northgate is the last of five original gatehouses, which were part of the former town fortification. Nowadays it houses the Northgate Museum, which offers a fascinating insight into the history of Bridgnorth

Bischof Percys Haus

The house dating from 1580 is one of the oldest preserved houses in Bridgnorth and one of the few timber-framed houses which was not destroyed during the fire of 1646.The house was named after Bishop Percy, who was born in Bridgnorth in 1729.

Daniel’s Mill

Daniels’ Mill is a picturesque working watermill with the largest waterw-heel powering a corn mill still working in England. Family owned for 200 years.

Iron Bridge

Only a few kilometres upstream of Bridgnorth is the world¬’s first iron bridge, which was built in 1779. In the town which now proudly bears the name Ironbridge and in its surrounding area you can find a number of museums, which offer a fascinating insight into the history of indu-strialisation.