Play! SPORTS & LEISURE IN TELFORD
Cycle Lawley Village
You can now cycle around Lawley Village with the Safe Routes guide.
Download your copy here (.PDF - 5.3MB).
The Telford Ice Rink is currently closed for a major refurbishment, but for those who might like to try ice skating during the summer, there's a temporary synthetic skating pad open in Southwater Square during June to September 2012.
Ski & Snowboarding
Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre is located on the outskirts of Madeley. It is the ideal facility from which to learn to ski or improve your techniques before your winter holiday. There is an 85-metre outdoor, all weather slope, nursery slope and ski lodge.
A short distance from Lawley Village, near Much Wenlock, you'll find Newton House Farm, home to The Edge Adventure Activities. Here you can get the adrenaline pumping via the huge range of activities on offer, including quad biking, mountain boarding, grass boarding, mountain biking, high ropes, clay pigeon shooting and archery.
There are numerous golf courses and clubs around Telford. All four listed below are within driving distance (by car!) from Lawley Village. Horsehay Village is an 18-hole course with driving range, academy course and an impressive club house. The Horsehay operates a 'golf for all' policy and is open to the public.
- TELFORD GOLF CLUB
- THE SHROPSHIRE GOLF CLUB
- TELFORD HOTEL & GOLF RESORT
- HORSEHAY VILLAGE GOLF CLUB
Tennis Centres & Clubs
The Telford Tennis Centre
Located at Oakengates Leisure Centre, this is a fantastic addition to the leisure services on offer in the borough. Former British number one tennis star Greg Rusedski. officially unveiled the facility in 2011.
Telford Park Tennis Club
"An oasis of greenery in the heart of Streatham Hill... a thriving club which prides itself on its friendliness and its ability to accommodate members of all ages and abilities."
Telford Community Tennis Club
Formed in 2009, the club's primary aims are to enable anyone in the community regardless of age or ability to play club tennis, promote fitness and health (and to dispel the theory that belonging to a tennis club is expensive!). Home matches played at Bowring Park, Wellington.
Swimming and Local Leisure Centres
Abraham Darby Sports and Leisure Centre
Ironbridge Road, Madeley
Tel: 01952 382770 | Website
Oakengates Leisure Centre
New Road, Wrockwardine Wood
Tel: 01952 382810 | Website
Phoenix Sports Centre
Manor Road, Dawley
Tel: 01952 382780 | Website
Wellington Civic and Leisure Centre
Larkin Way, off Tan Bank, Wellington
Tel: 01952 382720 | Website
For a full list of local sports and leisure facilities, click here
Telford Shopping Centre
Telford Shopping Centre is home to 160 outlets, featuring some of Britain's best loved brands. It's 50-acre site makes it one of the largest shopping centres in the country, receiving an estimated 300,000 visitors a week.
With stores selling everything from high street fashion to electrical goods, and over 20 cafés and restaurants to choose from, it's the perfect place to indulge yourself!
Six amateur photographers have had their eye-catching work recognised in a photo competition, after they captured pictures to illustrate why they love life in Lawley Village, Telford....