Facilities at Buildwas Abbey

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    Parking

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    Free parking (20 spaces) about 25 metres from the site. During busy periods, extra parking is available on grass or side of road.

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    Food and Drink

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    Kiosk selling hot drinks, and a limited selection of snacks including crisps, cold drinks, confectionery and ice cream.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. We have 3 benches looking through main part of Abbey and 3 picnic tables, (two of which are suitable for wheelchair visitors).

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    Toilets

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    One unisex and one disabled toilet available.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds only. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.

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    Gardens

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    Plenty of room to run and play. Ball games allowed by picnic area only. No kites allowed.

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    Family Friendly

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    Bottle/Food Warming

    No

    Children's Cutlery

    No

    Child Sized Portions

    No

    Highchairs

    No

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Plenty of room to run and play. Ball games allowed by picnic area only. No kites allowed.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes

    Sling Loan

    No

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    No

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    Education

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    Family Learning

    'I Spy' sheet to find different parts of the Abbey.

    Interpretation for Children

    No

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Nr Ironbridge, Telford, Shropshire, TF8 7BW
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