This new tour features many of the highlights that tranquil Shropshire has to offer. We visit the unspoilt towns of Shrewsbury and Oswestry, along with Ironbridge Gorge, the British Ironwork Centre and Blists Hill Victorian Town. Add to this the beautiful scenery of the borders and the relaxing Buckatree Hall Hotel and this is a tour not to be missed!
The 3 star Buckatree Hall Hotel, Telford is set in mature gardens and offers very comfortable accommodation. There is a bar, lounge and restaurant, which overlooks the terrace and gardens. All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone, tea making facilities, safe and Wi-Fi. There is a lift.
Travelling South we take a break at the Trentham Shopping Village & Garden Centre. We continue to the Buckatree Hall Hotel for 4 nights half board accommodation.
Today we drive through the picturesque Shropshire countryside to Wenlock Edge and Ludlow, with its castle and medieval buildings. Later we continue to Bridgenorth before returning to our hotel.
This morning we travel to the vibrant market town of Oswestry, on the English & Welsh border. After free time to browse the markets stalls and independent shops we head to the British Ironwork Centre, with its magnificent metal sculptures and arts & crafts demonstrations. Later we continue to Shrewsbury, set on the banks of the River Severn and packed with timber framed black & white buildings.
The World Heritage site of Ironbridge Gorge is our destination this morning. After time to explore the village we continue to Blists Hill, a bustling recreation of a Victorian town complete with a chemist’s shop, grocers, sweet shop and pub.
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, 2 nights entertainment, Luxury coach travel, Services of experienced tour driver.
Excursions – British Ironwork Centre and entry to Blists Hill Victorian Town.
DEPOSIT: £30.00 per person
Single supplement: None