This traditional country pub is just 1 miles from Ironbridge, in the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, and 20 minutes' drive from Telford center.

The Water Rat Ironbridge offers rooms with attached bathroom in a Georgian house next to the inn building. The rooms are all spacious, light and well-appointed with en suite showers and baths.

The The Water Rat Ironbridge is known locally for its Steakhouse menu, which uses only high-quality locally sourced produce.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

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Continental

Free Parking Available On Site


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  • How do I book the family room with the double and other room with 2 single beds? Thanks

    you book the family room or just give us a call direct so we can help you


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • in one reply you say that you have onsite parking but under facilities it says no parking. am totally confused. which is it?

    Hi there we do have a large carpark. Kind regards Mandy


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    Answered on August 23, 2021
  • Do you have on site parking please

    Yes we have parking onsite.


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    Answered on August 14, 2021
  • Are there tea & coffee facilities in the room?

    yes there is tea and coffee in the rooms


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • Are you able to cater for gluten free diet please

    Hi, Yes we are. Our menu is adaptable and our breakfast. Once booking just let us know of the dietary in advance to ensure we have products available.


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    Answered on January 8, 2022
  • Can my partner have a gluten free breakfast?

    We have a continental breakfast also gluten free bread and cornflakes


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • Hi, do you allow small dogs at the property please? Thanks

    Hi, our main restaurant & bar areas are dog friendly for well behaved dogs. Unfortunately our rooms are not. Sorry for any inconvenience.


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    Answered on January 8, 2022
  • Hi do you have a twin bedded room

    Hi, Unfortunately we do not. We have 4 large doubles, a small double and a family room which consists of a large double and two small single beds in the adjoining back room.


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    Answered on January 8, 2022
  • Do you have free WiFi in the rooms?

    Yes we do have wiFi


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • Are you a dog friendly hotel ?

    Hi, We are a dog friendly in the pub & beer garden being kept on a lead and well behaved. Unfortunately we don't allow pets in the rooms. Sorry for any inconvenience.


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    Answered on June 26, 2021
  • Hello , thinking about coming to you next year September and fish for the weekend are your near to the river where we can fish Thankyou

    You can fish at many points of the river and we are right next to the river bank, In terms of passes / licence to fish we recommend you see the bait and tackle shop located in Ironbridge next to the left of the fish and chip shop.


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    Answered on August 14, 2021
  • Whats included for the breakfast and dinner please?

    Hi, We offer a full English breakfast. Our main menu we have a menu on our website to what's available, please note this is a sample menu and changes might have been made recently but not yet updated. Our DBB packages offer three courses.


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    Asked about: Family Room • Answered on January 8, 2022
  • Does every room have bath or shower facilities?

    Yes all our rooms offer either shower and bath.


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    Answered on July 26, 2020
  • is breakfast included

    we do a continental breakfast as well as boiled egg sand toast


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    Answered on October 20, 2020
  • Do you offer dinner at that price or is it extra

    We currently do not offer a dinner bed and breakfast package but hope to in future weeks ahead.


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    Answered on July 26, 2020
  • Hi - Do you have any adjoining rooms for 2 Adults and 1 Child or a large room able to accommodate 3? We’re happy for any grade 17 July...

    Hi, Our rooms are all non-joining. Rooms 1-2 are on the ground floor, rooms 3-5 are on the 1st floor reasonably close to one another. Then our family room (apartment) does have a so called "Joining room" from the main bedroom with two single beds.


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    Answered on June 26, 2021
  • Is there a lift or ground floor room

    Hi, We do not have a lift. We are small B&B of only 6 rooms. Three rooms are on the ground floor & three are on the first up a small flight of stairs.


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    Asked about: Deluxe Double Room with Shower • Answered on July 1, 2021
  • Hi is it just continental breakfast ? And extra for full breakfast

    We are currently offering a full English included with the room rate.


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    Answered on August 28, 2021
  • Does the family room have a shower that is accessible for a disabled person? Not one over the bath? Are there steps to get to this room?

    Yes our family room has a walk in shower and a bath. You can park directly outside our family room, there is a small step to get in the room.


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    Answered on August 14, 2021
  • do you have specific rooms for dog owners please? We'd like to book but want to make sure you have a doggy room

    Unfortunately we do not allow dogs in the B&B. Sorry for any inconvenience. Although our main pub is dog friendly.


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    Answered on July 26, 2020
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ironbridge Gorge
    1.3 miles
  • Blists Hill
    2.1 miles
  • Telford Golf Club
    2.9 miles
  • Wonderland
    3.5 miles
  • Telford College of Arts and Technology
    4.5 miles
  • Telford University Campus
    4.8 miles
  • Telford Services M54
    5.3 miles
  • Shifnal Golf Club
    6.7 miles
  • Attingham Park
    7.8 miles
  • RAF Museum Cosford
    8.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Birmingham Airport
    34.5 miles
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport
    51 miles
  • East Midlands Airport
    51.1 miles
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Amenities of The Water Rat Ironbridge
Outdoors
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Bar crawls
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
Food & Drink
  • Kids' meals
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in some hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:30 AM

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about The Water Rat Ironbridge

  • Check-in at The Water Rat Ironbridge is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The Water Rat Ironbridge offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Bar crawls

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at The Water Rat Ironbridge (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at The Water Rat Ironbridge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Water Rat Ironbridge by:

    • Train 1h

  • Guests staying at The Water Rat Ironbridge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Room options at The Water Rat Ironbridge include:

    • Double
    • Family

  • The Water Rat Ironbridge is 0.9 miles from the center of Ironbridge.