Holiday Tour Details
Ironbridge & Memorial Arboretum Description
Along the upper reaches of the River Severn, the attractive countryside of Shropshire shelters some of the impressive landscapes and unspoilt towns. We base our tour here to explore local history and take time to visit the vast and thought provoking National Memorial Arboretum.
Ironbridge & Memorial Arboretum Itinerary
Monday We travel to Shropshire arriving at our hotel later in the day to a welcome hot drink and biscuits.
Tuesday This morning we visit the National Memorial Arboretum at Alrewas. This impressive site has 150 acres, over 300 emotive memorials and an abundance of nature and wildlife. We include a guided audio tour by land train to get the best out of our visit. Later in the day we have time in the historic city of Lichfield.
Wednesday Our first visit today is to a town steeped in legend where Wales meets England. The market town of Oswestry will be plying its fayre to people from both sides of ‘the Marches’. Later we visit Shrewsbury which is packed with timber framed black and white buildings. Here we enjoy a peaceful cruise on the River Severn.
Thursday We visit the impressive Ironbridge Gorge where the world’s first iron bridge forms the centre of this World Heritage Site. After time in the village we make our way to Blists Hill Victorian town. This bustling recreation of a Victorian town allows us to discover a life gone by.
Friday After breakfast we leave Telford and travel back to Cornwall.
Ironbridge & Memorial Arboretum Hotel
The three star standard Buckatree Hall Hotel is a comfortable country house set in mature gardens.
Hot drink facilities, lift, wifi and porterage.
Ironbridge & Memorial Arboretum Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Admission to National Memorial Arboretum
Cruise on the River Severn
Admission to Blists Hill Victorian town
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Ironbridge & Memorial Arboretum Further Information
Limited number of single rooms at no supplement
Home pick up £12 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel
Tour subject to loading