Visit Shropshire with its remarkable heritage, a memorable train journey, the gourmet town of Ludlow and a lovely river cruise.
Mercure Telford Centre Hotel, 3 Star
Forgegate, Telford Tel 01952 217680
A lovely modern hotel, close to Telford Town Centre. Leisure Facilities. Lift.
Monday 23 August 5 Days £425
Single Supplement £80. Insurance £23
(includes Insurance Premium Tax at 20%)
4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, Severn River Boat Trip with Tea/Coffee and Biscuits, Severn Valley Railway.
DAY 1 We leave home and travel to Telford and our base for the next four nights.
DAY 2 Today we enjoy a unique and leisurely forty minute cruise along the famous and very picturesque River Severn loop. Shrewsbury, the birthplace of Charles Darwin, is arguably the finest Tudor town in England and is home to an abbey, many black and white halftimberedTudor buildings and an imposing castle. Tea/Coffee and biscuits will be served on board.
DAY 3 Full steam ahead for a classic rail journey on the Severn Valley Railway between Bridgnorth and Kidderminster. We then head to the historic market town of Ludlow with over 500 listed buildings and a castle at its heart for some free time.
DAY 4 We have a day at leisure. Telford Town Centre is close by, enjoy the shopping mall or Telford Town Park.
DAY 5 Our homeward journey.