COACH HOLIDAY ITINERARY
DAY 1 Travel to Shropshire making suitable comfort stops along the way, including a stop in Coventry for lunch to be purchased. We arrive at the hotel where we have a cup of tea/coffee on arrival with time to freshen up before our evening meal.
DAY 2 After breakfast enjoy a single journey on the Severn Valley Railway from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster. Following this, spend an afternoon in Worcester, a beautiful and lively cathedral city. Wander around the medieval streets and browse the independent shops or take the opportunity to visit the cathedral and even take a trip on the canal. Arrive back at the hotel ready for our evening meal.
DAY 3 After breakfast travel to Shrewsbury. Set amidst glorious countryside near to the Welsh Borders, it is one of England’s finest medieval market towns. But stuck in the past it is not! The town centre is packed with timber-framed black & white buildings, steep narrow streets and alleyways. In fact, it boasts over 600 listed buildings including the Castle, now a regimental museum and the world-famous Shrewsbury Abbey, home of the fictional Brother Cadfael. We have the day to explore the area before returning to the hotel for our evening meal.
DAY 4 After breakfast visit the National Brewery Centre for a guided tour around this historic museum. Together we will celebrate the history, art & fun of brewing through an informative an interactive experience culminating in a beer tasting session in the elegant Brewery Tap bar where we will also get to sample some of the awardwinning ales brewed on site. There is a restaurant on site here for lunch to be purchased. Head back to the hotel after lunch where there will be time to admire the view from the Iron Bridge Gorge and wander the shops and tea rooms in town. The hotel is only a 10-minute walk away from the Iron Bridge.
DAY 5 After breakfast check out of the hotel and head for home making suitable comfort stops, including time in the historic town of Stratford upon Avon for lunch to be purchased.
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BEST WESTERN VALLEY HOTEL, IRONBRIDGE ***
This 3-star hotel boasts a prime location in the World Heritage site of Ironbridge. Set on the banks of the River Severn and within walking distance of the heart of the town centre, it is surrounded by stunning parkland and is a Georgian listed country house. The Chez Maw Restaurant has an excellent reputation and has won 2 Rosette awards for the outstanding preparation of its food and the good quality of the ingredients it uses.
AT A GLANCE
√ Exclusive coach travel with Kirbys
√ 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
√ Tea/coffee on arrival at hotel
√ Tea/coffee after dinner
√ Single rail journey on the Severn Valley Railway
√ Guided tour at the National Brewery Centre, Bourton on Trent
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