Planes, Boats and Trains in the Severn Valley
Based in a unique Georgian canal town in the heart of the Severn Valley, our itinerary features a transport related theme exploring some fascinating attractions of this beautiful region.
RAF Cosford • Severn Valley Railway • Shrewsbury • Ludlow• River Severn Cruise
Day 1 Travel to the hotel in Stourport-on-Severn and enjoy tea and cake on arrival.
Day 2 Take a short trip to Kidderminster for a scenic journey on the Severn Valley Railway. Meander through the Shropshire countryside to the market town of Bridgnorth before rejoining the coach and continuing to the RAF Museum, Cosford. Home to over 70 aircraft of international importance and adjacent to an active airfield, this enthralling museum is not just for aviation enthusiasts. We include a guided tour to bring the exhibitions to life.
Day 3 Travel to Shrewsbury. This pretty town with numerous black and white buildings and cobbled streets, was the first home of Charles Darwin. We include a relaxing cruise aboard Sabrina, Shrewsbury's passenger boat, sailing around the picturesque River Severn Loop from Victoria Quay. After free time in the town, continue to the thriving market town of Ludlow, 'Shropshire's Food and Drink Capital' before returning to the hotel.
Day 4 Homeward journey with a recommended stop at the Jinny Ring Craft Centre in Worcestershire. View various different crafts from felt and jewellery making to millinery and glass blowing.
Spring Vale of Evesham Blossom and 'Archers Country' tours.
No Single Supplement for reservations in March and October.
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All tours are tailored to your requirements
Hallmark Hotel Stourport Manor, Stourport-on-Severn
A lovely hotel which offers high quality, comfortable accommodation, spacious lounge areas and 23 acres of beautiful grounds.
• 4 star • 72 bedrooms
• 34 ground floor rooms • Wheelchair lift
• Health and Leisure Club
• Indoor swimming pool • Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 3 nights half board in Stourport-on-Severn with:
Tea/coffee and cake on arrival
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Kidderminster to Bridgnorth Severn Valley Railway Journey (weekends only Jan/Apr, an alternative will be provided for midweek tours during this period)
• Guided tour at RAF Museum, Cosford
• River Severn Cruise
While we offer a very wide range of destinations it is impossible to feature everything here. If you cannot see what you are looking for please contact us to discuss your requirements.