Holiday Tour Details
Shropshire & Welsh Marshes Description
Along the upper reaches of the River Severn and the borders between England and Wales, the countryside of Shropshire shelters some of the most beautiful landscapes and unspoilt towns that you can imagine.
Shropshire & Welsh Marshes Itinerary
Monday We leave home and travel to Shropshire enjoying a lunch break on the way. On arrival at the Buckatree Hall Hotel we enjoy tea and biscuits.
Tuesday Our coach takes us through the beautiful countryside to Shrewsbury, a fine medieval town and birthplace of Charles Darwin. We have time to enjoy the riverside, architecture or attractions. In the afternoon, we relax and take to the water with a cruise on the River Severn.
Wednesday This morning we visit Attingham Park. This stunning stately home was built in 1785 and was in continuous ownership by the same family for 160 years. Afterwards we enjoy a scenic drive to Ludlow, set near the border of Wales, the town has fine examples of architecture from the Medieval, Tudor and Georgian periods.
Thursday Today we head south to Bridgnorth where we join the railway for a delightful ride along the beautiful Severn Valley, passing through lovingly restored stations on the way to Kidderminster. We then head for the impressive Ironbridge Gorge where the worlds first iron bridge forms the centre of this World Heritage Site. Here we visit Blists Hill, a Victorian town where we step back in time.
Friday After breakfast we begin the journey home breaking for lunch at the excellent Cadbury Garden Centre.
Shropshire & Welsh Marshes Hotel
The three star Buckatree Hall Hotel is delightfully situated at the foot of Wrekin Hill. It is a country house hotel with its own lake.
Wifi, hot drink facilities, porterage, lift & entertainment
Shropshire & Welsh Marshes Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome hot drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
River cruise in Shrewsbury
Admission to Attingham Park
Ride on the Severn Valley Railway
Admission to Blists Hill Victorian town
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Shropshire & Welsh Marshes Further Information
Limited number of single rooms at no supplement
Home pick up £15 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel