The Boat Inn at Jackfield

The Boat Inn Jackfield

About The Boat Inn

The Boat Inn at Jackfield is a quintessential English pub, with its picturesque setting and historic charm, invites locals and visitors alike to step into a bygone era while savouring the warmth of traditional hospitality. In this blog post, we’ll explore the allure of The Boat Inn Jackfield and the unique experiences it offers to those who venture through its doors.

Dating back to the 17th century, The Boat Inn boasts a rich history that adds a layer of character to its welcoming atmosphere. The pub was once a crucial hub for the river trade, providing respite and sustenance to weary barge workers navigating the waterways. As you step inside, the exposed beams, cosy nooks, and historic artefacts harken back to a time when the inn played a vital role in the local community.

The Boat Inn’s prime location on the banks of the River Severn provides a serene and picturesque backdrop for visitors. Whether you choose to enjoy a leisurely snack on the outdoor terrace or relax with a drink in hand while watching the river flow, the ambiance is nothing short of idyllic. The gentle rustling of leaves, the occasional ripple of the river, and the historic charm of the surrounding area make The Boat Inn a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

The Boat Inn serves as a community hub, fostering a sense of belonging among locals. Regular events, live music nights, and themed gatherings create an atmosphere of camaraderie, welcoming both residents and travellers to share in the spirit of the Jackfield community. The pub’s commitment to preserving its historical charm while embracing modern hospitality ensures that it remains a cherished gathering place for generations to come.

What Coalport Station Thinks

We highly recommend our guests visit The Boat Inn, Mario & Lisa who run the pub always offer a warm welcome and a friendly atmosphere. The traditional, rustic feel of the pub goes perfectly with the area and the quiet beer garden right on the river is a great place to relax with a drink and soak up the history of the Ironbridge Gorge. It is also only a short walk from many of the museums and the Ironbridge itself. 

Details About The Boat Inn at Jackfield


Phone: 01952 743754

Cuisine: Bar Snacks

Distance from Coalport Station: 3.5 Miles Driving, 0.9 Miles Walking

Price: Various

Opening Times: 2pm – 11pm Monday – Thursday, 12pm – 11pm Friday, Saturday & Sunday

Dog Friendly: Yes dogs are welcome and it even has a goat friendly policy! 

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