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Wed, 11 Sept


Toll House

12. Coalport Ferry Disaster

A circular walk from the Toll House Ironbridge, to The Boat Inn and back, with a short presentation on the Coalport Ferry Disaster of 1799.

12. Coalport Ferry Disaster
12. Coalport Ferry Disaster

Time & Location

11 Sept 2024, 11:00 – 14:30

Toll House, Ironbridge, Telford TF8 7JP, UK

About The Event

A circular walk from the Toll House Ironbridge, through some of the Broseley Jitties, passing “The Red Church” and down “Corbetts Dingle” (could be muddy) to the Boat Inn (Drinks and snacks available) where there will be a short presentation covering the “Coalport Ferry Disaster”. Returning to the Toll House along the Severn Way. The walk includes several seldom used footpaths.

Bring a packed lunch, or purchase drinks/snacks at the Boat Inn.

Led by Bob Herrick.

Easy. 4 miles.  3.5 Hours


  • Walker

    This is your ticket for the event. You do not need to print or bring this ticket with you. If you can’t attend the event, please let us know. Looking forward to seeing you.




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