The Maws Craft Centre in Jackfield, Shropshire captures the cultural vibrancy of one of the United Kingdom's most breathtakingly beautiful counties. A refreshing combination of old and new, the Maws Craft Centre brings a fresh lease of life to one of the county's stunning Victorian factories. On the site of the old Maw and Co tile factory, the Maws Craft Centre acts as a fascinating hub of creative endeavour. And, of course, there are plenty of excellent hotels in the area.
A Unique Shropshire Retreat
The buildings at Jackfield aren't the only source of aesthetic interest. The centre itself comprises some 20 independently owned and run craft and design studios. The site also boasts a collection of art galleries and opportunities for relaxing therapies.
The outside area at the Maws Craft Centre is equally enchanting. The stunning courtyard plays host to open air concerts, seasonal fairs and further art exhibitions. Open seven days a week, the attraction makes a pleasant addition to any Shropshire itinerary.
Hotels in the Jackfield Area
With extensive areas of natural beauty and a wealth of attractions, it's no surprise that Shropshire is a popular place for tourists. As you'd expect, this means that the area is incredibly well served with guesthouses, hotels and bed and breakfasts. Whether you're after cheap hotels in Shropshire, or somewhere grand to truly unwind, you can be sure to find what you're looking for.
The Maws Craft Centre is situated in Jackfield, a tiny village in central Shropshire. There are plenty of small, charming and quaint hotels in the immediate vicinity, in the village itself and nearby villages of Coalport and Ironbridge. Those looking for something more lively can travel the short distance to nearby Telford. Here, visitors will find a host of independent shops and restaurants, open all year round.
Hotels Elsewhere in Shropshire
The area surrounding Jackfield may well be beautiful, but Shropshire has a lot more to offer further afield. The major market town of Shrewsbury is a popular choice for accommodation. In addition to a wealth of luxurious hotels, visitors will find a glut of spectacular architecture and an impressive spread of places to eat and drink.