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Blists Hill & the Ironbridge Gorge

Blists Hill & the Ironbridge Gorge

Step back in time at this famous World Heritage Site, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, with a visit to Blists Hill.

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Step back in time at this famous World Heritage Site, birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, with a visit to Blists Hill. Come along and experience the atmosphere of a bygone era, you will be treated to an array of traditional celebrations and have a chance to do some unusual Christmas shopping.

 

 

At a glance

Ironbridge Gorge

Blists Hill

Drive through the Shropshire Hills

Cream Tea at Stourport Manor Hotel

Day 1:

We depart from your pick-up point and travel to Shropshire arriving late afternoon at the Buckatree Hall Hotel for our 2-night stay. Tea/Coffee & biscuits served on arrival.

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Day 2:

Leaving the hotel, we have a short drive into the Ironbridge Gorge and Ironbridge Village, location of the famous bridge from which the region takes its name. From here we make our way to Blists Hill and the Victorian Town where we have the day to explore the site with its many different attractions as we see what life was like at this time. Late afternoon we return to the hotel.

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Day 3:

After breakfast we make for the Shropshire Hills for a picturesque ride through the countryside, passing through Little Stretton and past the beautiful Stokesay Castle, arriving at the Stourport Manor hotel where we will enjoy a cream tea. Afterwards, we begin our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

The 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. Many of the rooms enjoy scenic views of the hotel’s own lake and gardens, providing a memorable setting in which to relax. All bedrooms are en suite and have television and tea & coffee making facilities.

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
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (North) Capel St Mary White Horse Public House
Setdown Point:Capel St Mary National Exp StopSouth
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Crown Street Layby Ipswich Crown Street Layby
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Newmarket Bus Station Newmarket Bus Station
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn Stowmarket Railway Station
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Galloway Travel Group, Denters Hill,
Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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