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Shropshire & the Welsh Marches

Shropshire & the Welsh Marches

Shropshire shelters some of the most beautiful landscapes and unspoilt towns waiting to be discovered

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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 waiting to be discovered.


At a Glance:

  • Ludlow

  • Attingham Park

  • Ironbridge

  • 1 night entertainment

Day 1

Depart from your home area travelling to Lichfield with time for lunch before we head to the Buckatree Hall Hotel where we will be greeted with tea & biscuits.


Day 2

This morning we enjoy trip to Shrewsbury where you have free time to obtain lunch in the town and spend some time enjoying the pretty architecture or visiting its attractions. In the afternoon, we enjoy a cruise on the River Severn and afterwards we have time to explore and enjoy the town's retail and attractions.

B, D

Day 3

This morning we visit Attingham Park. This stunning stately home was built in 1785 and was in continuous ownership by the same family for 160 years. Afterwards we enjoy a scenic drive to Ludlow where you can obtain lunch and enjoy free time as per your own arrangements.

B, D

Day 4

This morning we head south to Bridgnorth. Here we join the famous Severn Valley Railway for a delightful ride along the beautiful Severn Valley, passing through lovingly restored stations on the way to Kidderminster. From here we head for the impressive Ironbridge Gorge where the world's first iron bridge forms the centre of this World Heritage Site. Here we visit Blists Hill and the Victorian Town where we can 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.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast we visit The National Arboretum before heading for home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel: Buckatree Hall Hotel, Telford

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

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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
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
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
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
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
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,
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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