Secrets of Shropshire

Secrets of Shropshire

This popular tour includes entry to Blists Hill Victorian Village (Ironbridge), a North Shropshire guided tour , a train journey from Carrog to Llangollen, a 2 hour cruise along the Llangollen canal, a visit to Coventry Motor Museum and a visit to Ludlow.

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This popular tour includes entry to Blists Hill Victorian Village (Ironbridge), a North Shropshire guided tour , a train journey from Carrog to Llangollen, a 2 hour cruise along the Llangollen canal, a visit to Coventry Motor Museum and a visit to Ludlow.

Monday 2nd - Friday 6th July 2018

 

£365 per person

 

 

Price Includes:  4 night’s Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Accommodation at the 3 star Buckatree Hall Hotel, Wellingston, nr Telford, plus entry to Blists Hill Victorian Village, Ironbridge, a North Shropshire Guided Tour, a train journey from Carrog to Llangollen, a 2 hour cruise along the Llangollen canal, a visit to the Coventry Motor Museum & Ludlow.

 

Not Included:  Single room supplement £60 per person

Monday

We depart Plymouth at 8am, making a coffee stop along the way, before visiting Ludlow. We then continue our journey onto our hotel to check in and relax.

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Tuesday

This morning we visit Blists Hill Victorian village. Costumed staff give a warm welcome and a fascinating insight into how life was lived in Victorian times.  Exchange your money in the Bank; admire the goods in the Grocers, Bakery and Sweetshop.  Find out about curious remedies in the Chemist and see the printer and candle-maker in action. This afternoon we travel the short distance to Telford.

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Wednesday

Discover North Shropshire today, considered to be the quietest part of Shropshire and it’s easy to see why. Accompanied by a knowledgeable, friendly local guide, you’ll find peaceful countryside and a unique landscape of sandstone hills, meres and mosses, with miles of canals and pretty little market towns such as Ellesmere, Whitchurch and Market Drayton across to Oswestry on the Welsh border.

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Thursday

Today we will travel by train from Carrog to Llangollen, passing through the borderlands and entering the Welsh glens (approx. 40 mins). We then board a narrow boat for a cruise on the Llangollen canal, taking us to the spectacular Pontcysyllte Aquaduct (constructed by Thomas Telford) which is over 1000ft long and transporting water 137ft above the valley floor, this engineering miracle is over 200 years old and is being nominated for World Heritage Site status (cruise approx 2 hours).

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Friday

After breakfast we begin our journey home. We will make a stop at the Coventry Motor Museum aiming to arrive back into Plymouth early evening.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Derrys Cross Roundabout Derrys Cross Roundabout
Bottom of Royal Parade
Exeter Exeter
Exeter Services, M5, J30
Ivybridge Ivybridge
Town Hall bus bay
Milehouse Milehouse
Bus stop opposite Bus Depot
Plympton Plympton
Harewood House bus stop
Plymstock Broadway Plymstock Broadway
Outside Lidls
Saltash Saltash
Fore Street opposite the Co-op
St Budeaux St Budeaux
Bus stop facing City Centre
Wolseley Road Wolseley Road
Bus stop opposite The Co-op
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