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Ludlow, Shrewsbury & Secrets of Shropshire

3 Days From £169*
Departing Summer 2017
* Price shown: 19 May 2017 - UJS
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Breathtaking unspoilt beauty

Discover some of Britain's finest countryside on this enchanting break. Take a tour through the lush hills, rolling farmland and half-timbered towns of beautiful and historic Shropshire, and discover lovely Ludlow and medieval Shrewsbury on what promises to be a really special weekend.

Tour Highlights And Inclusions

  • Time to explore Ludlow, Bridgnorth and Shrewsbury
  • A visit to the Ironbridge Gorge
  • Coach travel throughout
  • Two nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation in a three-star standard hotel in the West Midlands area
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager

Single rooms are available for a supplement

Itinerary

Day One

Leaving the local area, this morning we'll head to Bridgnorth, where a funicular railway connects the High Town and the Low Town. Explore, and take in the spectacular views from the High Town, which Charles I described as "the finest in my domain", before we continue to our hotel for dinner.

Day Two

Today we'll travel through the sleepy Shropshire scenery to Ironbridge. Despite its reputation as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution and the soaring arches of its famous bridge, Ironbridge is a pretty market town surrounded by lovely woodlands that run along Ironbridge Gorge.

Our second stop is Ludlow. Discover the town's magnificent Tudor and Georgian architecture, cobbled streets and market; visit St Laurence's Church; and perhaps explore the castle before we return to to hotel for dinner.

Day Three

This morning we'll head to Shrewsbury. Take a trip along the river, stroll around beautiful Quarry Park - designed by the late Percy Thrower - or visit Shrewsbury Abbey, home of fictional medieval detective Brother Cadfael.

We'll leave Shrewsbury in the afternoon, arriving back in the local area by mid evening.

Prices

Departure DatePrice From
 Fri 21 Apr 2017£169.00
 Fri 12 May 2017£169.00
 Fri 19 May 2017£169.00
 Fri 09 Jun 2017£169.00
 Fri 16 Jun 2017£169.00
 Fri 07 Jul 2017£169.00
 Fri 01 Sep 2017£169.00
 Fri 15 Sep 2017£169.00
 Fri 13 Oct 2017£169.00

Shropshire Area Hotel

You will be staying at a good, three-star standard hotel in the Shropshire and West Midlands area, such as The Telford White House and the Holiday Inn, Great Barr. Your room will have private facilities, TV and tea- and coffee-making facilities, and the hotel itself will have good restaurant and bar facilities.

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Further Information

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 10 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Walking in Shropshire

Shropshire is quite hilly and there is a fair amount of walking involved in this tour in order to get the most from it.

Ludlow, Shrewsbury and Secrets of Shropshire Reviews collected by Reevoo

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Ludlow, Shrewsbury Secrets of ShropshireScores 7.3 out of 10 based on 71 reviews
(10 out of 10)

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Couple
Very good value. Was a bit concerned about the hotel when we arrived at a football ground but it was excellent. Staff were very courteous and helpful, friendly and attentive. A special thank you must go to Jordan who is the head receptionist. He was incredibly efficient and helpful, nothing was too much trouble. A real credit to the hotel.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 28 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

MARTHA

Weybridge Friends
Lovely trip. Hotel staff were great.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 26 October 2016
(6 out of 10)

Lily

Harrow Couple
The places visited were very interesting, but as the tour manager was new she was not able to give a lot in information re: the sights we were going to see.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 26 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

DONNA

Staines upon thames Single traveller
Excellent break, as locations wre all reasonably close we had plenty of time to explore.

Tour manager and driver were both helpful.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(10 out of 10)

C

Warfield Friends
Great tour to get a taste of Shropshire in very good company
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(9 out of 10)

GEOFFREY

Orpington Couple
Overall a very pleasant weekend. Neil the driver and Claire the tour manager were exceedingly friendly and helpful. The visit to Church Stretton was not long enough to see the town properly, but otherwise every trip was fine.

The feeder taxi from Orpington to Dartford via Lewisham and Bexleyheath took too long. Two hours travelling before boarding the coach. Obviously no consideration had been given in the planning for the volume of London traffic.

The return journey only took one hour.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016
(5 out of 10)

MAUREEN

Rochester Friends
The hotel was extremely good best I have ever stayed in in the last 10 years

The only problem with this tour was the length of time we had to spend in Ludlow.
Our time would have been better spent at Ironbridge stopping off at one of the museums
And then straight to Ludlow for just 2 hours.
Confirmed traveller: 09 October 2016
Published on: 24 October 2016