Castle Cliff Railway

The Castle Hill Railway, also called “Cliff Railway” is the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain. Since 1892 it has been transporting residents and visitors alike up and down the 37 metre sandstone cliff between High Town and Low Town.

Severn Valley Rilway

The Severn Valley Railway, one of the most famous heritage railways, still operates steam-hauled passenger trains to run the 11 mile journey from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster where it connects with British Rail.

Catch me woh can

In 1808 Richard Trevithick built the first full-scale working railway steam locomotive in Bridgnorth. The locomotive called “Catch me who can” was intended to show that rail travel was faster than by horse. Trevithick had only run it on a circular railway in London for two months, but it inspired many other people to improve the construction of locomotives.

Morris Dancers

Morris Dance is an old form of English folk dance. In the counties along the border with Wales the dancers often have black painted faces.