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Shrewsbury, Ironbridge And Blists Hill

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TANG3783

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Day - Tour Number AW3040

The countryside of Shropshire along the upper reaches of the River Severn and the borders between England and Wales, shelters some of the most beautiful landscapes and unspoilt towns.

PRICE FROM ? £389 per person
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Itinerary

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Ironbridge (visitengland)

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Image courtesy of Blists Hill

Included in Cost

Included in Cost
  • Coach travel ● porterage
  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • tea/coffee & biscuits on arrival
  • 2 nights in-house & live entertainment
  • cruise on River Severn
  • entrance to Wightwick Manor
  • entrance to Blists Hill

Holiday Itinerary

Shrewsbury (visitengland)Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Shropshire arriving late afternoon at the hotel for a four night stay.

Day 2 Today’s excursion takes you to the impressive Ironbridge Gorge before continuing onto Blists Hill Victorian Town. This 52 acre open air museum, has featured many times on TV, is a bustling recreation of a Victorian town. Discover what life was like for a housewife, buy curious products in the chemist, grocers and drapers or enjoy a drink in the New Inn.

Day 3 Your visit today takes you to ‘where Shropshire meets Wales’, the vibrant market town of Oswestry, where you will hear Welsh and English voices mingle side by side. Time to explore before travelling to Shrewsbury, packed with timber framed black and white buildings amongst narrow alleyways. We have included a 45 minute cruise along the River Severn for you to enjoy.

Day 4 This morning you will visit Wightwick Manor, a house designed in an ‘Old English’ style by Edward Ould for his parents. You will find a remarkable collection of Pre-Raphaelite paintings by many female artists. Time to explore the house and stunning gardens. Afterwards you will visit RAF Cosford Museum with over 70 incredible and historic aircraft on display, whilst discovering amazing stories of those who served in the RAF.

Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.

Additional inclusions for 6th Nov departure:- Tea/coffee & mince pies on arrival ● 1 night in-house entertainment ● 2 nights live entertainment ● visit from Santa ● days are themed as Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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Accommodation

Holiday Hotel Buckatree Hall Hotel

This comfortable country house has its own mature gardens and private lake at the foot of the Wrekin in tranquil Shropshire. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, television and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, restaurant and bar.

Single room supplement £80

Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)

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