Chester & Shrewsbury 5 Days - Crewe Arms Hotel
Our base in Crewe provides easy access to the delights of Cheshire, Shropshire & Wales! We exploit this to the full with visits to magnificent Chester, historical Shrewsbury and the delightful Welsh town of Llangollen.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
FIVE DAY (FOUR NIGHT) TOUR
Full Day Excursion to Chester
We have plenty of time to explore this lovely city, created by the Romans some 2000 years ago. The centre is compact and easy to get around on foot by means of a waymarked Millenium Festival Trail. Sights include the Eastgate Clock, Chester Visitor Centre, Roman Amphitheatre and the most complete city walls in Britain. There is even a Town Crier that welcomes visitors at 12 noon at the city centre Cross.
Full Day Excursion to Shrewsbury
Birthplace of Charles Darwin, Shrewsbury is a bustling medieval town with over 600 listed buildings, 4 churches, a Castle and abbey. Today we see Shrewsbury from a different angle, with a boat trip down the River Severn (boat fare included).
Half Day Excursion to Llangollen,
Today we cross the border to Wales and the ancient town of Llangollen on the River Dee, home to the International Eisteddfod, the Welsh festival of literature, music and performance.
Crewe Arms Hotel
Situated at the heart of Cheshire, the Crewe Arms was built in 1880 to serve Crewe Railway Station (built in 1837) one of the most historically significant railway stations in Britain. Queen Victoria travelled by rail and stayed at the Crewe Arms en route to holiday in Scotland. The hotel was recently refurbished to a high standard and offers excellent facilities. Enjoy fine dining at Sophia's Restaurant, named after Princess Sophia, Queen Victoria's daughter, with a menu sourced from local suppliers. All en suite bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, flat screen TVs, hairdryers, iron & ironing board and complimentary toiletries. A lift serves all floors. Free Wifi. Tel:01270 213204