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Best Western Valley Hotel

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Contact Details

  • Buildwas Road
  • Ironbridge
  • Telford
  • Shropshire
  • TF8 7DW


44 Ensuite bedrooms including 4 poster and queen size beds. 2 Rosette awarded restaurant. Function room. Licensed for civil ceremonies .Traditional bars. Free parking and within walking distance of Ironbridge Gorge museums.

The Valley Hotel is a 3 star country house hotel, set on the banks of the River Severn in the World Heritage Site of Ironbridge, surrounded by stunning award winning parkland, making it very favourable to both the corporate and leisure guests. This Georgian listed building has 44 individually designed en-suite bedrooms. All have direct dial telephone with wireless high speed internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, TV, trouser press and hairdryers.

Less than 10 minutes walk down river from the hotel is the now World famous Ironbridge itself. This bridge has become a symbol of our bygone Industrial Heritage , the atmosphere of which has been recaptured by the many and varied Ironbridge Gorge Museums Sites. All the museum sites are within easy walking distance, or a short drive away from the hotel. The Valley Hotel pre-dates the famous bridge by a quarter of a century and has historic links with the Darby family. The Valley Hotel's unique and sympathetic refurbishment blends ideally with the hotel's historic location. One-time servant quarters and stables have been 'absorbed' by the main hotel to provide 'mews style' accommodation, accessed by glass covered walkways.

The Chez Maw Restaurant is a stylish and relaxing place to dine offering excellent 2 AA Rosette awared cuisine and a high standard of service. The A La Carte menu offers a wide variety of dishes with English and Continental influences, with a good selection of vegetarian dishes available. Our extensive wine list offers a selection of New World and Classic wines to complement your meal. Catering for up to 60 guests, the dining room has the benefit of an adjacent bar area that leads onto the patio overlooking stunning parkland and the River Severn.

The Valley Hotel, is now becoming one of the county's most popular wedding reception venues. Whether you are looking for a small intimate wedding or a larger traditional wedding, look no further. Can you imagine sipping ice cold champagne on our outdoor terrace overlooking the park, then sitting down to a delicately cooked delicious meal, served by a friendly but professional team of skilled staff, who want to make your day special. The Valley Hotel and Ironbridge itself, offers an idyllic setting with character and charm which can only enhance your day. We have two dedicated conference rooms, suitable for a variety of events including small meetings, residential conferences, team building events, or exhibitions. Located five minutes drive from Telford, one of Europe's fastest growing new towns. Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury are all within easy commuting distance. Excellent service and award winning food in a unique setting, make The Valley Hotel an ideal venue for any occasion.

Ratings and Awards

The AA Hotel 3 Star GradingThe AA 2 Rosette GradingGreen Business Gold Award


11 - Historic, literary or architectural interest15 - Children Welcome20 - Cater for vegetarians21 - Licence Bar51 - TV53 - Tea & coffee making facilities98 - Payhone57 - Ground Floor Rooms19 - Evening meals48 - Telephone in bedrooms99 - Residents Lounge56 - Four poster beds available17 - Serve breakfast101 - Business facilities (eg. Fax/ modem)16 - Childrens Playground103 - Central heating116 - Conference facilities28 - Free Car parking124 - Licenced for civil marriages160 - Cyclists100 - Garden47 - Hairdryer109 - Ironing facilities112 - 24 hr return laundry service54 - Modem point in all bedrooms106 - Night porter49 - Radio in all bedrooms22 - Room service42 - Special group rates161 - Walkers125 - Wedding receptions catered for26 - Restaurant29 - On Street Parking142 - Groups Accepted237 - WiFi Internet Access32 - Cards Visa33 - Cards MasterCard34 - Cards American Express35 - Cards Diners Club37 - Cards Switch38 - Cards Delta39 - Cards Solo


From the M54 take junction 5 down the A442 towards Bridgnorth, turn right on to the A4169 and follow to road to Coalbrookdale. Turn left towards Ironbridge on to Buildwas Road. Finish on the left at The Valley Hotel.


Room/Unit Type Price No of Rooms/Units Sleeps
Single en suite£50.00 - £99.00 (Per Room per night, room only)9 1
Double en suite£70.00 - £130.00 (Per Room per night, room only)22 2
Twin en suite£70.00 - £130.00 (Per Room per night, room only)13 2

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The details displayed on this page are correct at the time of publication however, Shropshire Tourism would like to advise all visitors to check prices & opening times with the venue prior to traveling in case of changes that might have occured since the publication of this page. Whilst Shropshire Tourism endeavours to ensure that the information on this site is correct, no warranty, express or implied, is given as to its accuracy and Shropshire Tourism does not accept any liability for error or omission. The directions above are for planning purposes only and should be used alongside a general roadmap or satnav system. Variables such as road/construction works, traffic, weather conditions etc may cause alterations to the route.