If you care about the environment, a stay in one of Telford's sustainable hotels is a great choice for an eco-friendly holiday. From family-run guest houses to town centre chain hotels, it's possible to reduce the impact your stay in Telford has on the planet by staying in a hotel close to public transport options, whilst enjoying the outdoor activities that Shropshire has to offer.
Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with a Telford Hotel Stay
Relying on public transport in Telford reduces your carbon footprint, with Telford Central Station providing excellent connections to the surrounding area and further afield. Trains run twice daily to London, whilst London Midland and Arriva Trains Wales connect local towns and villages. A reliable bus service operated by Arriva Buses also services the town. If you want to enjoy a 'green' break in Telford, town centre B&Bs are a great choice – most are family owned and serve meals cooked using locally sourced produce such as eggs from farms in the area and Shropshire-reared meat.
Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Telford
There are plenty of outdoor activities in Telford to keep couples and families active. Hire a bike and visit nearby towns such as Wellington, where you can shop for local produce at the market, or explore the 35 miles of traffic-free cycle paths surrounding the town, many of which follow old railway lines. If walking is more your thing, the Shropshire countryside offers hiking trails as well as leisurely country walks, or take a stroll around Telford Town Park before heading back to your guesthouse for a hearty dinner.
Hotels near Telford Train Station
Most town centre hotels are within easy walking distance of Telford Central Station, including chain hotels and traditional guest houses, so it's easy to leave the car at home and reduce your impact on the environment when you stay in Telford. Affordable hotels here offer a range of amenities including free WiFi and laundry services (ideal for families) – many also provide a complementary breakfast, and it's easy to prepare your own picnic lunch from local produce sold at the town's farmers market.