Shropshire & The Welsh Borders

Shropshire & The Welsh Borders

Incorporating entry to Blists Hill Victorian Village, Ironbridge, a North Shropshire Guided Tour, a Shrewsbury cruise and visits to Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Cheltenham.

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Incorporating entry to Blists Hill Victorian Village, Ironbridge, a North Shropshire Guided Tour, a Shrewsbury cruise and visits to Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Cheltenham.

Monday 10th - Friday 14th July 2017

 

£349 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 Shrewsbury cruise and  visits to Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Cheltenham.

 

Not Included:  Single room supplement £60 per person

Monday

We depart Plymouth at 8am, making a coffee stop along the way, before visiting Ludlow; one of the most attractive towns in England. The town has a reputation for excellent food and many Michelin starred restaurants and was awarded the "Great Town Award" in 2006. 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 further down the gorge to the town of Ironbridge. Once described as "the most extraordinary district in the world" a tribute to what happened in this great valley almost 300 years ago. This area is complemented by many restaurants & shops nestled around the world famous Iron Bridge.

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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

This morning we enjoy a 45 minute return cruise onboard Sabrina, Shrewbury’s passenger boat as she sails round the famous and picturesque River Severn loop. Full commentary is provided throughout the trip, along with complimentary tea / coffee. We will spend the afternoon at leisure in Shrewsbury - often referred to as the "Town of Flowers", the beautiful displays of flora throughout have won an array of awards.

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Friday

After breakfast we begin our journey home. We will make a lunch stop at the regency spa town of Cheltenham. We leave here mid - late afternoon 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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