Victorian Ironbridge and Shrewsbury

Victorian Ironbridge and Shrewsbury

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Victorian Ironbridge and Shrewsbury

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Telford, Shrewsbury, Ironbridge, Black Country Living Museum

Tour operator:

Shearings

Tour code:

wibc

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

6-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Interests:

Cultural, History

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Tour Overview

Walk the historic footsteps across one of the wonders of the modern world – the first-ever cast-iron bridge – as we explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ironbridge and the fascinating Black Country Living Museum. You'll also get to discover the gorgeous, medieval town of Shrewsbury – there really is something for everyone!

Highlights

  • Walk the historic footsteps across one of the wonders of the modern world – the first-ever cast-iron bridge

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ironbridge and the fascinating Black Country Living Museum.

  • Discover the gorgeous, medieval town of Shrewsbury – there really is something for everyone!

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start Telford
Location: Telford
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 4-star Mercure Telford Centre Hotel
Meals Included: Dinner

Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to your hotel for four nights.

Day 2 : Shrewsbury
Location: Shrewsbury
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 4-star Mercure Telford Centre Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today we explore one of England’s finest medieval towns, Shrewsbury. With over 600 listed buildings, there’s plenty of history to uncover; visit Mount House to see where Charles Darwin was born, or head to the home of the fictional character Brother Cadfael, Shrewsbury Abbey.

Day 3 : Ironbridge
Location: Ironbridge
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 4-star Mercure Telford Centre Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Enjoy a Victorian Tour at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ironbridge.

We begin at Blists Hill Victorian Town where you can travel back over 100 years experiencing the sights, sounds and smells of a bygone age.

Then on to the fascinating Jackfield Tile Museum where you can discover the craft and creativity behind the tiles that decorated Victorian Britain. There will also be time to marvel at the magnificent Ironbridge, from which the site gets its name.

Day 4 : Black Country Living Museum
Location: Black Country Living Museum
Accommodation: Hotel
Accommodation Name: The 4-star Mercure Telford Centre Hotel
Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Visit the Black Country Living Museum, covering over 26 acres of former industrial land, this award-winning museum offers a glimpse into 200 years of industrial history.

Meet the historic characters, who will show you what it was like to live and work in one of the first industrialised landscapes of Britain as you explore the reconstructed shops, pubs and houses. Watch live demonstrations, take part in old-fashioned street games or perhaps visit the vintage cinema!

Day 5 : Return Home
Location: Telford
Meals Included: Breakfast

Return home.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the 3-star Buckatree Hall Hotel near Telford or the 4-star Mercure Telford Centre Hotel.

Check out our Q&As

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

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  • Low Deposit

    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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