Great Malvern, Castle, Cider And Gardens
5 Days - Tour AB4111
Based in Great Malvern and surrounded by natural beauty and full of history. Malvern Spring water was thought to have healing properties, where both Charles Darwin and Charles Dickens often visited.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ItineraryDay 1 Morning departure for the journey into Worcestershire and to Great Malvern for a four night stay.
Day 2 This morning you travel to Witley Court and Gardens. See the extensive ruins of this Victorian house, once staffed by over 100 servants. The house was accidentally destroyed in a fire in 1937, but the dramatic shell of the house is worth exploring along with the lovely gardens. In the afternoon travel to Worcester and free time to explore some of its famous buildings.
Day 3 A free morning in the town of Malvern with its historical connections including Benedictine Monks, the oldest medieval stain-glass windows at the Priory, and the literature connections to C.S. Lewis and J.R.R Tolkien. Later you will travel to Hartlebury Castle to discover the Bishop’s Palace and follow in the steps of Royalty as you explore the historic grounds.
Day 4 Today will begin with a visit to the Hop Pocket Craft Centre for morning coffee and browsing before travelling to Weston’s Cider Mill for a tour, tasting and ploughman’s lunch.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
Included In Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entrance to Witley Court & Gardens
- entrance to Hartlebury Castle
- visit to Weston’s Cider Mill, tour, tasting and ploughman’s lunch
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Your Holiday Hotel Abbey Hotel
The setting for this ivy clad hotel is ideal, at the foot of the Malvern Hills and adjoining the fine Benedictine Priory in the heart of the town. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, radio, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant, terrace and garden.
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