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Safari, Choc & Steam

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TLEI9074

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

3 days

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Fancy a chocolate experience at the world-famous Cadbury World, a wild day at West Midland Safari Park and a journey on a vintage steam train at the award-winning Severn Valley Railway. Enjoy fantastic fun for all the family, and kids of all ages on this action packed adventure!

This ultimate short break for families, fun and thrill seekers lets you experience three of the UK's favourite visitor destinations all in a fantastic value 3 day tour! You are ensured entertainment and thrills with no worries about getting there, plus a comfortable hotel stay with dinner included, so everything is taken care of. You can just enjoy yourself!

Enjoy a day choc-full of fun at Cadbury World and learn how your favourite confectionery is made. With a host of amazing zones dedicated to chocolate, you will discover the history, the making and the magic behind one of Britain's best loved brands.

Get up-close and personal with over 170 of the world's most beautiful and endangered exotic species at West Midland Safari Park. Experience a wild adventure at this award-winning visitor attraction, located in the heart of England and come face to face with some of the fastest, tallest, largest and cutest animals around. It is home to a variety of all-weather attractions, including four miles of drive-through safari, the largest animatronic dinosaur exhibit in the UK and a theme park.*

Last but not least, step back in time and experience the golden age of travel as you enjoy a nostalgic journey on the Severn Valley Railway, one of the most impressive of the UK’s heritage railways. Sit back and admire the scenery as the train follows the River Severn through glorious and unspoilt countryside.

An ideal choice for:

* The young and the young at heart looking for a fun packed short break
* Thrill and fun seekers of all ages!
* A great value family getaway with everything taken care of

PRICE FROM ? £279 per person
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Itinerary

Day 1

Join your comfortable coach this morning and head for Bourneville on the outskirts of Birmingham. Discover the magic of Cadbury World, with 14 themed zones exploring the history of cocoa and its journey to Europe. Find out how the Cadbury family and their Quaker beliefs led them to build a new and better kind of factory away from the smoke and grime of the city. Discover the Cadbury ‘magic’ with a gentle ride on a ‘Beanmobile’, or take the 4D Chocolate Adventure, an interactive ride that sees you dive into a bowl of liquid Cadbury Dairy Milk. Enjoy a nibble in The Cadbury World Café and stock up on all of your favourite treats at The Cadbury World Shop.

Enjoy free time to do as you please before rejoining your coach and travelling on to your hotel. Check in with time to relax after your first day's adventure and enjoy your included evening meal.

Day 2

After a filling breakfast, we make our way to the fabulous West Midland Safari Park, home to some of the world’s most beautiful and endangered exotic species. Highlights include a Safari Drive, Adventure Theme Park (additional costs apply for rides, payable at the Park) and for your own little explorers, a dedicated Tiny Tots area with 7 rides and attractions designed for the smaller guest! The walk-through Discovery Trail is a fantastic all-weather attraction, hosting a number of animal exhibits and a variety of encounters, talks and shows. Land of the Living Dinosaurs features over 40 life-size, animatronic dinosaurs, making it the largest animatronic dinosaur attraction in the UK, and then continue the prehistoric adventure and venture into the UK’s largest Ice Age exhibit. Whether you prefer a restaurant-style family meal or to eat on the go, there is also a great range of food and drink options to suit everyone.

After all the fun and laughs it is time to rejoin your coach late afternoon and head back to your comfortable hotel in time for dinner and then get a good night's rest!

Day 3

After a final hearty breakfast, we check out of our hotel and rejoin the coach to head for the fabulous Severn Valley Railway. Our train journey follows the River Severn through glorious and unspoilt countryside.

In the afternoon, we continue our journey home with time to relax on board.

Trains are steam-hauled where possible, however due to timetable changes or weather conditions, heritage diesel locomotives may be running instead.

Tour includes

  • 2 nights hotel with breakfast & evening meals
  • Admission to Cadbury World with self-guided tour
  • A visit to the West Midlands Safari Park with a fabulous safari tour
  • A journey on the wonderful Severn Valley Railway
  • Direct Coach Travel
  • Net Zero Carbon Offset Certificate

*Please note the coach will take you through the safari, but during busy periods this can take 2-3 hours, limiting your time for the other attractions at the park. The wristbands for the rides are not included, but can be purchased at the park on the day

Cadbury World

INCLUDED Visitor Destination

Discover the amazing world of Cadbury! Uncover a world of chocolate delights and enjoy a fascinating, fun-packed day out at Cadbury World.

There’s so much to see and do for the whole family. From learning how your favourite confectionery is made and uncovering the fascinating story of Cadbury chocolate, to playing in chocolate rain and adding your favourite treat to a delicious pot of warm liquid Cadbury Dairy Milk.

You’ll discover the origins of the cocoa bean amidst trees and waterfalls in the Aztec Jungle, before jumping on board the magical Cadabra ride and visiting the 4D Chocolate Adventure zone, a 4D cinema experience featuring Cadbury’s most popular characters.

A visit to Cadbury World is not a factory tour. Cadbury World is located in the grounds of the original Cadbury factory, but isn't a tour of the factory itself. Instead, you’ll discover the history, the making and the magic of Cadbury confectionery as you journey through our chocolatey zones.

For more information, click here

West Midland Safari Park

INCLUDED Visitor Destination

For the perfect family day out... journey on the four-mile Safari Drive-through and come face-to-face world’s most extraordinary and beautiful animals such as the gentle giraffe, impressive rhino, inquisitive African wild dog, incredible African elephants and magnificent lions and tigers. Have a wander around the Discovery Trail and discover the Reptile House, Twilight Cave, Creepy Crawlies, Aquarium, Lorikeet Landing, Sea Lion Theatre and Penguin Cove. Visit the African Village to see the cheeky meerkats & the playful lemurs in Lemur Woods. There are daily hands-on animal encounters, Sea Lion Shows, lemur talks and hippo feeds all included in the admission price! Step back in time as you journey through Land of the Living Dinosaurs and Ice Age, showcasing prehistoric creatures that once roamed the earth! Boj’s Giggly Park is an immersive, multi-sensory children’s play area which is perfect for younger visitors.

Please note the coach will take you through the safari, but during busy periods can take 2-3 hours, limiting you time for the other attractions at the park. The wristbands for the rides in the Adventure Theme Park are not included, but can be purchased at the park at an extra cost on the day.

For further information, please see the West Midland Safari Park website (opens in a new window)

Severn Valley Railway

INCLUDED Visitor DestinationEmbark on a nostalgic journey through time as you step aboard the Severn Valley Railway, a heritage steam railway that weaves its way through the picturesque Severn Valley in England. This enchanting experience is a voyage into the golden age of steam travel, where the rhythmic chug of the locomotive and billowing clouds of steam transport you to an era of bygone charm. The Severn Valley Railway, with its meticulously preserved vintage carriages and locomotives, offers not just a scenic ride but a living, breathing testament to the rich railway history of the United Kingdom. As you traverse the lush countryside, passing by quaint stations and meandering rivers, every whistle blow carries echoes of a time when steam locomotives ruled the rails.

Trains are steam-hauled where possible, however due to timetable changes or weather conditions, heritage diesel locomotives may be running instead. Back to top

Accommodation

Holiday Inn Birmingham M6 / Jct. 7 Birmingham

A comfortable, modern hotel on the outskirts of Birmingham. Set in seven acres of landscaped gardens, it has the ideal facilities and perfect setting for you to enjoy a relaxing stay. As the name suggests, it is located just a short drive from Junction 7 of the M6 motorway, which makes it a good touring location. During your stay, why not make full use of the health club including an indoor swimming pool, unwind in the relaxing hotel bar, or enjoy something delicious from the tempting menu in the open lobby and restaurant. Spacious bedrooms are fully air-conditioned, with all the facilities available for your stay to be as comfortable as possible, including 24 hour room service, pillow menu, work space, iron and ironing board on request, bathroom amenities, tea and coffee making facilities, high speed internet and freeview TV entertainment. Family rooms are available.

Please be aware that as the hotel only has 3 floors they do not have a lift. However, please advise us of any specific requirements for your needs when booking.

For more information, click here for the hotel website (opens in a new window)

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