Day 1 Morning departure for the journey to Shropshire, stopping at Wroxeter Roman City to delve into life in what was England’s fourth largest city. You then continue the journey to the hotel in Telford for a four night stay.
Day 2 A short journey into historic Shrewsbury, built on a loop of the River Severn. The city centre is a delight to wander around with many interesting black and white buildings. Take time to wander down to the Quarry Park and discover the garden created by Percy Thrower. In the afternoon we have included a 45 minute cruise on the River Severn followed by a cream tea at Battlefield 1403, a visitor centre on the site of the Battle of Shrewsbury.
Day 3 Today travel to Bridgnorth, a fascinating Victorian town on two levels, connected by the UK’s oldest and steepest funicular railway. Continue on to Blists Hill Victorian town, one of the attractions around Ironbridge, birthplace of the industrial revolution.
Day 4 Enjoy the stunning beautiful scenery of the Shropshire Hills, stopping first in Church Stretton for a short while before continuing to the ancient town of Ludlow where Wednesday is a market day. The town boasts an impressive castle, delightful narrow lanes and interesting shops.
Day 5 Breakfast, then travel to RAF Cosford Museum for a visit before continuing your homeward journey.
Situated in scenic woodland at the foot of the Wrekin and started life as a hunting lodge. All bedrooms are en-suite with TV, telephone, iron, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. Lift, bar, restaurant, fitness centre, WiFi, garden and terrace.
6 single rooms with a supplement of £60
Holiday insurance £17.00
(70 years and over £27.50)