Planes, Boats and Trains of the Severn Valley
Mon 09 September 2019
PLANES BOATS AND TRAINS OF THE SEVERN VALLEY
Based around the unique Georgian canal town of Stourport on Severn and
lying in the heart of the Severn Valley our itinerary features a
transport related theme, exploring some fascinating attractions
coupled together with the beauty of the area.
We leave Cumbria and with a coffee stop en route arrive in Lichfield for
lunch. We continue our journey to arrive at our hotel late afternoon.
Dinner in the hotel.
We take a short trip to Kidderminster for a scenic journey on the Sever
Valley Railway. The route meanders through the Shropshire countryside
to the market town of Bridgnorth before we rejoin our coach and
travel to the RAF Museum at Cosford. The Museum is home to over 70
aircraft of international importance this enthralling museum is not
just for aviation enthusiasts. A guided tour is included to bring
the museum to life. Dinner in the hotel.
We journey to Shrewsbury a pretty town with numerous black and white
buildings and cobbled streets. Shrewsbury was the birthplace of
Charles Darwen. We include a relaxing cruise on board Sabrina which
sails around the picturesque Severn loop from the Victoria Quay.
After free time we head to Ludlow another town with many black and
white buildings and home to Ludlow Castle which has a bloody place in
English History. Ludlow is known as Shropshire's Food and Drink
capital. Dinner is served tonight.
We return home to Cumbria making a stop at The National Arboretum for
coffee and a lunch stop before arriving home late afternoon.
The Hallmark Hotel Stourport on Severn is a wonderful hotel which
occupies a lovely site surrounded by 23 acres of grounds. The hotel
has 72 bedrooms which are all of a comfortable standard.
3 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Steam train ride on Severn Valley Railway
River Severn Cruise
Guided tour of RAF Cosford
Visits to Lichfield, Shrewsbury and Ludlow
Visit to The National Arboretum
Welcome Tea and Coffee on arrival
Executive Coach Travel throughout
£335.00 based on two passengers sharing a twin or double bedroom
Single supplement £60.00
9 September 2019 (4 days)