Scenic Shropshire & Ironbridge Gorge 2022
5 Days | Half Board | by Coach
Highlights: Shrewsbury, Ludlow, Blists Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge Gorge, Bridgnorth
The lovely county of Shropshire must surely be one of England’s secret gems.
Enjoying some of the country’s finest unspoilt scenery, these tranquil borderlands of meadows, wooded hillsides, lakes and half-timbered villages are a delight to explore.
We’ve also added a visit to the Ironbridge Gorge Museum to top-off this wonderfully different short break
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Full day: We head to Ironbridge, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and site of the world’s first iron bridge, built across the River Severn between 1711-81. We explore the valley, and of course have the opportunity to cross the bridge itself, before visiting the fascinating museum of Blists Hill Victorian Town (admission included).
Full day: This morning to Shrewsbury, one of England’s finest Tudor towns. After some time for sightseeing we head into the heart of Shropshire, surrounded by the Long Mynd and Wenlock Edge, to the border town of Ludlow, one of Britain’s loveliest medieval towns.
Half day: This morning to pretty Bridgnorth, in reality two towns - the low town beside the River Severn and the castled high town, connected by the steepest inland funicular railway in Britain. There will be time to explore this historical town or perhaps take an optional ride on the world famous Severn Valley Steam Railway (seasonal only).
- Free local joining points
- Collect Coach Miles™
- All coach travel
- Reserved seats on tour coaches
- Tour Manager escorted
- Hotel accomodation and board as stated
- No single room supplement
- Excursions/itinerary as stated
- Admission fees and entertainment if stated
- Complete luggage handling
- Price-Back Insurance Offer
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Telford Hotel & Golf Resort ★★★★ (AA)
Situated in 170 acres and overlooking the Shropshire countryside, this stunning hotel with first rate facilities is located five miles from Telford and on the doorstep of Ironbridge Gorge.
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• Bar & lounge, restaurant
• En-suite bedrooms
• Free Wi-Fi
• Indoor pool, sauna, steam room, gym, 18 hole golf course
• Full breakfast and three course evening dinner plus tea or coffee
• Lift to most rooms