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2021 - Historic Ludlow, Birmingham Xmas Market & Cruise

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI3790

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days

2021 - Mercure Goldthorn Wolverhampton - 3 Days (CU3ACL)

Head into the heart of England for beautiful scenery, history and more!

Join us on this tour where you can see some breathtaking scenery, spot wildife, learn more of the histories rejoin and enjoy a ride on a steam railway. This 3-day break is packed with excursions, we can't wait to see you!

PRICE FROM ? £159 per person
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Mercure Wolverhampton Goldthorn Hotel

The Mercure Wolverhampton Goldthorn Hotel is the ideal stay for guests looking to enjoy a short break in the heart of the Midlands. The central location means it is a great place for exploring local attractions. The cocktail bar and lounge are perfect for evening drinks and the restaurant serves up a fine selection of dishes. The rooms offer en-suite bath and shower, flatscreen TV with Freeview, free WiFi and complimentary tea and coffee making facilities


Day 1 

After catching the coach at one of our local pick up points, sit back and relax as we head to Shrewsbury. Enjoy some freetime in the town before we enjoy a Cruise on the river Severn. Mid afternoon we will meet the coach, which will take up to Mercure hotel to check in and enjoy the included evening meal.

Day 2 

After a hearty breakfast, we will make our way to the city of Birmingham. Enjoy freetime at the world famous Frankfurt Christmas Market. Once you've done your Christmas shopping and eaten Bratwursts we will return to the hotel for another evening meal

Day 3

Sadly we stay goodbye to out Mercure hotel and head home, but not before we stop at the historic town of Ludlow. We will rejoin the coach mid afternoon to continue our homeward journey, arriving back late afternoon/early evening.


Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market

Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market is the largest German-style Christmas Market outside Austria or Germany and is packed full of continental festive fayre and traditional goods that is guaranteed to put a smile on your face. From the traditional German sausage and gluehwein stands through to the intricate lacework and porcelain, this is a great choice.

Shrewsbury with Cruise on the Severn

Shrewsbury is situated inside a loop of the River Serern which makes it the ideal place to enjoy a cruise. When you are not on the water you can soak up the history of the town, from the medieval castle built by William the Conqueror in 1067 or the Ditherington Flax Mill which is commonly regarded as 'the grandfather of the skyscraper.'


From its ancient castle to peaceful back streets, exploring the perfect historic town of Ludlow is a real pleasure. The lively feel combines with centuries of history, and the cafés, shops and fascinating architecture means a visit to Ludlow will not disappoint. Ludlow is home to a varied range of independently owned shops, including family businesses where you can find gifts, antiques, clothes, books and more. Why not also take time to visit the castle, museums and church?


  • Reserved coach travel throughout
  • 2 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • Free time at Birmingham Frankfurt Christmas Market
  • Free time in Shrewsbury with River Cruise
  • Excursion to Ludlow 


This tour picks up at the following points:

  • Bridgend
  • Cardiff Central
  • Cardiff West
  • Llanelli
  • Neath
  • Newport
  • Port Talbot
  • Swansea Central

Find out more about our pickups on our pickup list page here.





Important Notes

Important Notes


Prices are per person based on 2 adults sharing. Single rooms may carry a supplement. You will find what rooms and prices are available in the booking process.


Holiday bookings are subject to our Terms & Conditions which you must be familiar with prior to booking. Please make sure that you also read our Important Holiday Information & Enhanced Hygiene Protocols which we update from time to time.

We recommend Travel Insurance for this holiday. If you do not already have cover, please get in touch with us.

Please be aware that coach trips can include lengthy periods of travel and always require some degree of walking. There are steps onto the coach and some hotels/venues will have steps too. Sometimes, the order of excursions can change when you are on tour. We will try not to change things, but want to make you aware that this can happen.


It is important that you familiarise yourself with our Enhanced Hygiene Protocols booklet as this will give you a clearer picture of what to expect when you travel, what we are doing to keep you safe, and what you can do to protect yourself and those around. These Protocols are updated from time to time, so please re-check just before you travel.

Please remember that you will also need to keep up-to-date with latest government advice and requirements. 

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