Door 2 Tour

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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Steam Trains, Grand Union Canal & Midlands Memories

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TELL8223

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

A great combination of Steam Trains, Canal Boat Trip and a visit to the excellent Black Country Living Museum, where you can discover the heritage & history of the West Midlands, as well as discovering how transport has evolved over the ages.  As a contrast to this tour we also feature a visit to a beautiful stately home.

PRICE FROM ? £359 per person
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Itinerary

Tour Highlights

  • 4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
  • Ride on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Ride on the Great Central Railway
  • Admission to the Black Country Living Museum
  • Admission to Coventry Museum of British Road Transport
  • Admission to Baddesley Clinton House
  • Door to Door

Excursions Included

· Ride on the Severn Valley Railway ~ at Kidderminster we join the train for a ride along the valley to Bridgnorth, passing through delightfully restored stations on the way.

· Ride on the Great Central Railway ~ a nostalgic 18 mile steam train ride from the outskirts of Leicester to Loughborough crossing picturesque Swithland Reservoir.

· Foxton Locks Canal Cruise ~ we board ‘Vagabond’, an elegant vintage motor launch for a trip on the Grand Union Canal, seeing the Foxton flight of 10 locks and gently passing through peaceful countryside.

· Admission to the Black Country Living Museum ~ an award winning open air living museum which tells the story of the world’s first industrial landscape. Maybe enjoy a ride on a tram, enjoy traditional fish & chips or have a pint in the Bottle & Glass (lunch & pint NOT included in the cost) plus there is so much more to see & do – a fantastic place to visit.

· Admission to Coventry Museum of British Road Transport ~ with over 400 artefacts and thousands of items of memorabilia from the golden age of cars & cycles.

· Admission to Baddesley Clinton House ~ an atmospheric moated house which has been a sanctuary since the 15th century, with three priest holes and peaceful gardens with fish pools, romantic lake and walled garden.

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