Traditional Shropshire | Short Breaks From Crosskeys
If you love glorious countryside, visiting historic towns, experiencing a sense of the past, this is the tour for you!
Our tour will include visits to Shugborough Hall and the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, as well as a journey on the Severn Valley Railway and a day exploring the Ironbridge Gorge Museums – a cast iron guarantee of a great day out!
4 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast
In-house quiz/bingo on 1 night
Live musical entertainment on 1 night
Entrance to Shugborough Hall
Entrance to Acton Scott Historic Working Farm
Return journey Severn Valley Railway
All sites entrance Ironbridge Gorge Museums
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: Today we will make our way to Shropshire and our hotel. On our arrival there will be time to relax and freshen up before dinner.
Day 2: We spend today at Shugborough Hall, a rare surviving complete estate, with all major buildings. We explore the Georgian mansion, experiencing life below stairs as well as the world of glamour and royalty in the apartments of Patrick Lichfield, 5th Earl and fashion photographer, before discovering the parkland and Park Farm.
Day 3: This morning we travel to the Shropshire Hills to visit the Acton Scott Historic Working Farm where we will be transported back in time to experience life on a farm at the turn of the last century. With Shire horses working the land and the resident wheelwright, there is plenty to see. In the afternoon we enjoy a return journey from Bridgnorth to Bewdley on the vintage steam-hauled Severn Valley Railway. Sit back and admire the scenery of the Worcestershire and Shropshire countryside as the railway hugs the Severn Valley.
Day 4: Today we take a short trip to Telford and visit the Ironbridge Gorge Museums. The museums feature Blists Hill Victorian Town, a living museum that vividly re-enacts life in Ironbridge from the early 1700s to the Victorian era. We complete our day by viewin the Iron Bridge itself. Your ticket is an all sites ticket including Museum of the Gorge, Blists Hill, Iron Bridge & Tollhouse.
Day 5: After breakfast we say goodbye to this beautiful area and begin our journey home.
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Buckatree Hall Hotel
With a proud tradition of welcoming groups, the friendly family-run Victorian Buckatree Hall Hotel is set in a picturesque, rural location. All 62 traditionally furnished bedrooms are en suite and include a TV, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The restaurant is bright and traditional in style with views of the hotel gardens and the bar offers plenty of comfortable leather sofas and armchairs. The hotel has a gym and a lift.Back to top