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Cotswolds & The Severn Valley

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Excellent break, hotel great and excursions very enjoyable.
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(Tour code: 19WCS)

Attractive medieval setting and historic steam railways

Discover glorious Worcester and its host of nearby attractions on this superb holiday, enjoying wonderful journeys on heritage railways including the Warwickshire Railway.

Highlights
  • Guided walking tour of Worcester
  • Bridgnorth
  • Excursion on the Severn Valley Railway
  • Cheltenham
  • Excursion on the Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
  • Medieval market town of Stow on the Wold
What’s Included
  • Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Cotswolds & The Severn Valley 2019Tour Details

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Day 1 Worcester
Worcester

Worcester

On arrival in the medieval city of Worcester, your Tour Manager will be waiting for you at the Worcester Whitehouse Hotel. After settling in, you are free to begin exploring ahead of dinner in the hotel this evening.

Includes:
  • Dinner
Day 2 Worcester Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral

Exploring Worcester

Discover Worcester on a guided walking tour taking in the city's many attractions, including its timber framed Tudor buildings, and of course the magnificent cathedral.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Travel by coach to the spa town of Cheltenham and board the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway for an atmospheric steam-hauled* journey across the Vale of Evesham and through the pretty Cotswolds' countryside. We then transfer to Broadway, which is far more quaint than it's American counterpart. We enjoy some time here for lunch, and this afternoon, visit the quaint market town of Moreton-in-Marsh.

Enjoy plenty of time at leisure to enjoy this beautiful little town, that is filled with history, having been a settlement since the Iron Age. Perhaps take a look at 'Ye Old Stocks' in the centre of the town, or pay a visit to the lovely Victorian market hall, designed by Ernest George in 1887.

*Steam-hauled where possible

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway

The Severn Valley Railway

Your morning begins in Bridgnorth where you are at leisure. In your free time, you could take a trip on the Castle Hill Railway, the country's only inland funicular line.

Next, enjoy an excursion on the Severn Valley Railway*, which follows the path of the River Severn, through remote valleys and past the 200 metre Victoria Bridge. From Kidderminster, travel back to Worcester by coach.

*Steam-hauled where possible

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Worcester Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral

Worcester

After breakfast, your tour concludes and you are free to depart at your leisure or continue exploring the beautiful surrounding area.

Includes:
  • Breakfast

Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner
  • Guided tour of Worcester
  • Journeys on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway or Dean Forest Railway & the Severn Valley Railway (departure dependant)
  • Excursions to Bridgnorth, Broadway, and Moreton-in-Marsh

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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