Along the upper reaches of the River Severn and the borders between England and Wales, the county of Shropshire is home to the ‘Valley of Invention’, Ironbridge Gorge and beautiful landscapes interspersed with rich industrial gems of world importance. Shropshire is the perfect base to enjoy this special festive time. 

The three star Buckatree Hall Hotel is a country house hotel with its own lake.

Lift, Hot drink facilities, Wifi & Entertainment.


Monday Departing in the morning we travel to Wrekin and arrive at our hotel later in the afternoon to a welcome cream tea. Dinner is followed by tea, coffee and mince pies.

Tuesday – Christmas Eve: This morning we have a short drive to historic Shrewsbury, one of England’s splendid heritage towns boasting black and white timber buildings and picturesque cobbled alleyways. We enjoy lunch at the excellent Prince Rupert Hotel before making our way back to our hotel for dinner and entertainment. For those wishing to attend Midnight Mass details of church services will be available and hot chocolate and mince pies will be served on return. 

Wednesday – Christmas Day: Merry Christmas! We enjoy a leisurely breakfast and open our presents this morning. Take a stroll and work up an appetite for Christmas Lunch. In the afternoon the Queens speech will be followed by tea, mince pies and Christmas cake. A buffet dinner in the evening will be followed by a festive quiz.

Thursday – Boxing Day: This morning we have an excursion to Ironbridge, travelling into the gorge and taking a break in Ironbridge village. Take a stroll over the bridge itself and wonder at its amazing construction. We return to the hotel for a light lunch before leaving for the Oakengates Theatre in Telford where we take our seats for the Christmas Pantomime and an afternoon of fun and laughter. Tonight we have a Gala Dinner followed by a final evening of entertainment. 

Friday After breakfast we leave Shropshire and begin our homeward journey.


Limited number of single rooms at no supplement

Home pick up £12 per person

£75 non-refundable deposit

Hotel programme of entertainment subject to change

Balance due 9 weeks prior to travel

Tour subject to loading

Total Price Includes:

Premier Class coach travel

Free optional travel insurance

4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Hotel programme of entertainment

Christmas gift

Christmas Eve lunch at the Prince Rupert Hotel in Shrewsbury

Traditional Christmas Day lunch

Lunch in hotel on Boxing Day

Boxing Day Pantomime

Free parking at depot

Pick up points throughout Cornwall

Monday 23rd to

Friday 27th December 2019

5 Day Tour


For more details

please phone

01209 717152