The Black Country And Ironbridge"
5 Day tour - Tour number AB2059
The Black Country has been defined as ‘the area where the coal seam comes to the surface’ and this tour gives you an insight into the heritage along with a visit to Ironbridge.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Included in cost
- Coach travel
- 4 nights dinner, bed &breakfast
- entrance to Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum
- single steam train ride
- entrance to Black Country Living Museum
ItinerayDay 1 Morning departure for the journey to Telford and the hotel for a four night stay.
Day 2 Today visit Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum. It’s a living recreation of a 19th century town re-enacting life from the early 1700s to the Victorian era. Meet some (almost) real Victorians in their authentic shops and cottages, buy curious goods from a bygone era and watch tradespeople in action in their atmospheric workshops and factories.
Day 3 Today's tour takes you to Kidderminster to board the steam train for a 16 mile scenic journey on the Severn Valley Railway, through stunning countryside to Bridgnorth. Free time on arrival before travelling back to the hotel by coach.
Day 4 Travel to the Black Country Living Museum, one of the most extraordinary open-air museums in the UK, offering a glimpse into 300 years of history like no other. Set in 26 acres, discover the story of the industrial revolution and the Black Country folk who changed the world. Also popular TV series ‘Peaky Blinders’ was filmed here.
Day 5 After breakfast, depart the hotel and commence the homeward journey.
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Telford Madeley Court Hotel Telford Madeley Court Hotel
Enjoy the peaceful and historical surroundings at the hotel, which was a 16th century manor house and is steeped in history with many original features and characterful decorations. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, hairdryer, iron/ironing board and tea/coffee making facilities. Bar, restaurant, 2 lounge areas, WiFi, gardens and terrace.
NB: No lift at this hotel, but there are plenty of ground floor rooms.
Single room supplement £80
Holiday insurance £21.50 (70 years and over £34.00)