The delightful town of Ludlow with its spectacular castle lies in the Marches, the region flanking the English/Welsh border. This is a tour full of fun and interest to blow away those winter blues. Pleasant local excursions will be combined with a stay in the historic Feathers Hotel, situated in the town centre.
The 3 star Feathers Hotel is recognised for its beautiful Jacobean architecture and medieval heritage. Situated in the town centre it features modernised accommodation and old world charms including log fires and a historic residents lounge & bar. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities and Wi-Fi. There is a lift to most bedrooms but some do have steps.
Please note - there are no ground floor bedrooms.
Travelling south we take a break at the Trentham Shopping Village & Garden Centre. We continue to Ludlow for 4 nights half board accommodation at the Feathers Hotel. Enjoy a welcome drink on arrival then after dinner a local guide will give an introductory talk on Ludlow and Shropshire.
We take an excursion via Leominster, travelling through many un-spoilt villages known as the 'Black & White Trail'. We continue to Hereford for some free time to discover one of England's most charming cities.
Today we enjoy a visit to the Secret Hills Discovery Centre, giving an insight into the lovely Shropshire Hills before continuing to the medieval town of Shrewsbury. A local quiz will be held at the hotel after dinner.
We transfer to the Ludlow Food Centre a showcase for local foodstuffs, a short talk will be given and some samples available for tasting. We return to Ludlow, where the remainder of the day is free to visit the beautiful Parish Church, or browse the wide range of independent shops.
We travel home with an extended break in the city of Chester. We will arrive into our local area late afternoon.
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast, 4 nights entertainment, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver, Excursions - Talk and tasting at Ludlow Food Centre & entry to Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: £40.00