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Directions - Gaskell Arms Hotel, Much Wenlock

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High Street , Much Wenlock, TF13 6AQ
Located in the quaint medieval town of Much Wenlock, this former 17th Century coaching inn offers Free Wi-Fi, Free Parking and a locally renowned restaurant. Family owned and managed, the Gaskell Arms boasts charming original features combined with a wealth of character that is befitting for a building of its age - and it is this nod to the Gaskell Arms' historic past which, when blended with its range of modern conveniences, makes a stay here so inviting.

With understated but elegant design, guest bedrooms offer a range of modern facilities to enjoy, including flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi access. Comfortable beds and soft chairs ensure a relaxing space in which to unwind after a long day exploring the local area.

Offering a range of traditional British and European favourites for your delectation, the restaurant serves meals all week in relaxed and informal surroundings. Whether opting for seafood, steak or salad, menus are carefully selected to provide a pleasing choice for all palates. A selection of "home cooked" style meals are available to enjoy in the bar - ideal for a quick bite with friends and family alike.

The bar is open for drinks all day and offers a complete range of beers, wines, spirits & soft drinks to suit all tastes. With comfortable furnishings to complement the attractive surroundings, guests can enjoy good company and a refreshing drink in pleasant and light surroundings.

The beautiful "Black & White" town of Much Wenlock is located in the heart of Shropshire and is an ideal base to tour both the historic town and the surrounding countryside. Much Wenlock is steeped in history with many buildings dating back to the 1500's, whilst the dramatic 12th Century ruins of Wenlock Priory lie within easy walking distance from the Gaskell Arms.

The town was the home of Dr William Penny Brookes, one of the most influential pioneers of the modern day Olympic Games and in fact the oak beamed restaurant in the Gaskell is the place where Dr Brookes held many of his meetings. The hotel is within easy reach of a huge selection of Visitor Attractions, including the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Centre with its numerous museums.
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From the M6: Exit the M6 at J10a onto the M54, heading west. Exit the M54 at J6 and at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Lawley Drive (A5223). Continue for approximately half a mile and at the roundabout, take the the 3rd exit onto Wellington Road (A5223). Continue in the direction of Much Wenlock and Ironbridge Gorgeway until reaching Jiggers Roundabout. Here, take the 3rd exit in the direction of Much Wenlock, onto the A4169. Continue on the A4169 onto Much Wenlock Road in the direction of Much Wenlock. Once in Much Wenlock, continue on Farley Road, into Sheinton Street (A4169) and continue onto Smithfield Road. After passing West Mercia Police Station on your left, continue down the hill to the junction, where you will see The Gaskell Arms in front of you.

Railway:

Wellington Shropshire

Telford Central

Oakengates

Shifnal

Attractions:

Telford Steam Railway

Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre

Wroxeter Roman City

Wonderland