We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

British Ironwork Centre

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
My visit to The British Ironworks

What an amazing place to visit gentleman on the door was very welcoming , next stop the cafe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Explorer783418
Interesting place to visit

This is an interesting place to visit, very eclectic mix to sculptures. On entrance you are asked... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keeley H
Read all 1,728 reviews
921
All photos (921)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
See all hours
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Contact
A5, Oswestry SY11 4JH, England
Website
+44 800 688 8386
Call
Reviews (1,728)
Filter reviews
1,726 results
Traveller rating
1,423
214
54
20
15
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1,423
214
54
20
15
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfree ice creamfalconry displayanimal sculpturesbirds of preyfor saleamazing sculptureswell worth a visitsafari parkall agesgarden furniturelife sizesculpture parkworks of artcakeslovely cafegreat place to visitfree entry
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,726 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

What an amazing place to visit gentleman on the door was very welcoming , next stop the cafe ,perfect setting and super good , staff again very welcoming . The amount of goods to see , inside and out can keep you absorbed for a...More

Thank Explorer783418
Reviewed yesterday

This is an interesting place to visit, very eclectic mix to sculptures. On entrance you are asked to sign up for membership which is £1 however you receive a card which gives you discount in the shop and cafe, we spent in both so it...More

Thank Keeley H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Mixed age group from 13 to 60 we all enjoyed the various sculptures. Entrance was free which also added to the visit

Thank Andy L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We Visited on Wednesday out of all the places we have been in Shropshire while here this week I cannot give this place a high enough review, I do not understand why they don't charge for what is a throughtly excellent place to visit. The...More

Thank ChrisS459
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went today for first time to collect something and I must say I will return with my kids .it looks amazing and all staff I spoke to where very friendly.

Thank Annemarie N
Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic for the price, ie free, very interesting place plenty to see, shops are stuffed full of interesting and weird gear, the sculptures are amazing the food is not extortionate overall a day well spent. Would imagine that on a nice sunny day you could...More

Thank Ray G
Reviewed 4 days ago

Entrance to the sculpture park and car park is free, but you are expected to become a member (£1) or make a contribution to enter the shop, café and workshop area, The sculpture park has a safari theme with some impressive iron sculptures - I...More

Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Spent a lovely afternoon here admiring the sculptures and looking around the showrooms. The service in the cafe was excellent and the quirky tea set was a pleasant surprise. It was great that I had a gluten free cake option that was delicious and really...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fabulous day with my grandson who thoroughly enjoyed the sculptures I’d recommend this place to all age groups for a fantastic day out lovely cafe too! and free ice cream for the littles ones

Thank WelshChic10
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It’s a nice place to visit. The sculptures are fascinating. The infuriating thing for me is that there are picnic tables dotted around everywhere but when we tried to picnic there were signs on each table saying picnics forbidden. If you take children, they’re far...More

Thank Nantycaws
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 6 hotels in Oswestry
Travelodge Oswestry
216 reviews
2.26 km away
Premier Inn Oswestry Hotel
749 reviews
2.65 km away
Sweeney Hall Hotel
530 reviews
3.77 km away
Wynnstay Hotel & Spa
475 reviews
4.51 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 126 restaurants in Oswestry
Whittington's Quality Fish and Chips
12 reviews
3.59 km away
Narrow Boat Inn
39 reviews
4.17 km away
The Queens Head
384 reviews
1.07 km away
The Navigation Inn
246 reviews
2.87 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 49 attractions in Oswestry
Whittington Castle
109 reviews
3.72 km away
Oswestry Iron Age hill fort
121 reviews
4.38 km away
Cambrian Heritage Railway
58 reviews
4.35 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
amandamackenzie07
June 24, 2018|
Answer
Response from Barbara H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry to have taken so long to reply to your query. I do know they offer some gluten free cakes but am unsure about their full range of gluten free foods.
0
Votes
pknotty
June 1, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from 610joyh | Reviewed this property |
It is dog friendly but not inside the showroom
0
Votes
Jennifer D
May 29, 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from 610joyh | Reviewed this property |
The showroom is a little tight to get a wheelchair round but there is lots of space outside although most of the sculptures are on grass, that may be problematic. The Cafe has an outdoor eating area which i think would be... More
0
Votes