Shrewsbury, Ironbridge And Blists Hill
5 Day - Tour Number AW1017
Along the upper reaches of the River Severn and the borders between England and Wales, the countryside of Shropshire shelters some of the most beautiful landscapes and unspoilt towns.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
ImageImage courtesy of Blists Hill
Included in CostIncluded in Cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
- entrance to Blists Hill Victorian Town
- entrance to Wightwick Manor
- entrance to RAF Cosford
- cruise on the River Severn
- 1 night music entertainment
- 1 quiz night
Holiday ItineraryShrewsbury (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 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 Travel to the RAF Cosford Museum, with over 70 aircraft on display of international importance. See the oldest Spitfire and a Lincoln Bomber, just two of the highlights in the ‘War in the Air’ collection. After an interesting few hours depart for Wightwick Manor, a home preserved for the nation to enjoy, full of Pre-Raphaelite art and William Morris furnishings.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
ImageRAF Cosford (visitshropshire.co.uk)
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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 £60
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