The Scenic Severn Valley & England’S Black Country
- Duration: 5 days
- Board Basis: Half Board
- Tour Ref: D2TGRA2658
- Travel Type: Coach
5 Days | Half Board | by Coach
Highlights: Black Country Living Museum, Severn Valley, Worcester, Bridgnorth, Lichfield
Once the backbone of England’s industrial heartland, the Black Country is now revitalised as one of Britain’s most surprising tourist secrets.
The Black Country Living Museum will take you back in time, offering nostalgia from a vintage era while in contrast our journey through the pretty Severn Valley equally surprises and enchants the discerning traveller with scenic treats and fine historic treasures.
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: Today we head for Dudley to visit the award winning Black Country Living Museum with lunch included. Covering 26 acres of former industrial land this open-air museum is uniquely placed to tell the story of the world’s first industrial landscape. Black Country folk, some of the most hard working, ingenious and influential people, changed the world at this very special time and place in history. On arrival a local expert will give us an introductory talk, before we get the opportunity to explore at leisure - the Victorian School Room, trams and trolley cars, underground coalmine and authentic shops, houses and workshops which are all worth a visit.
Full 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. From here there is the opportunity to board the famous Severn Valley Railway as it winds through the countryside to Kidderminster, before we reach the cathedral city of Worcester where there is time to explore.
Half day: A morning excursion to the city of Lichfield where the magnificent cathedral is well worth a visit.
- 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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