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Highlights of Shropshire 2022

Highlights of Shropshire 2022

5 days touring Shropshire

Along the upper reaches of the River Severn and the borders between England and Wales, the countryside of Shropshire shelters some of the most beautiful landscapes and unspoilt towns that you can imagine. No wonder it features so often on ‘Escape to the Country’.

 

Monday 15th August      5 days

 

Price per person    £499.00

Single supplement   £25.00

 

Insurance inc. IPT   £35.00

 

 

Your holiday includes:

 

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Welcome tea/coffee & biscuits

  • 2 nights entertainment

  • Admission to Attingham Park and Blists Hill

  • River cruise in Shrewsbury

  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway

 

 

 

Monday

Travel to Shropshire and arrive at Buckatree Hall Hotel, with tea & biscuits served on arrival. 4 nights stay dinner, bed & breakfast.

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Tuesday

Today it is Shrewsbury, packed with timber framed black and white buildings amongst narrow alleyways, surrounded by the River Severn. We enjoy a cruise on the river in the afternoon having had time to explore and obtain lunch

B, D

Wednesday

Morning visit to Attingham Park, a stunning stately home built in 1785. From there to Ludlow, a medieval town on the River Teme with a Norman Castle at the top of the town dominating the scene. There are countless historic buildings; over 500 examples of Tudor, Elizabethan and Georgian architecture are listed and the whole town is a delight. So we will have as long a sightseeing stop as possible

B, D

Thursday

We join the famous Severn Valley Railway for a delightful ride along the Severn Valley, passing through lovingly restored stations on the way to Kidderminster. From here we head for Ironbridge Gorge where the world’s first iron bridge forms the centre of this World Heritage Site. We visit Blists Hill and the Victorian Town where we can explore the site and see what life was like at this time

B, D

Friday

After breakfast we leave for home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

BUCKATREE HALL HOTEL ***  http://www.buckatreehallhotel.com/. The 3 star Buckatree Hall Hotel is a renowned comfortable country house, with its own mature gardens and private lake, offering a relaxing retreat where you can escape from the pressure of day to day life.

 

Free wi-fi, ensuite facilities, TV in room, Tea and coffee making facilities, Telephone in room, Restaurant, Bar, Lift, Entertainment, Garden

 

 

 

 

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Southernhay, long layby opposite Bus Station
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Dairyman (Argos)
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Gala Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
TBA TBA
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster Station Approach, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
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