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Shrewsbury and The National Arboretum Shrewsbury and The National Arboretum

Shrewsbury and The National Arboretum

Tuesday 11th to Saturday 15th April 2023 - Explore the medieval towns of Much Wenlock and Ludlow. Enjoy a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum, a canal trip and train ride. From £539pp.

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This lovely holiday, staying in the 4 star Albrighton Hall Hotel & Spa has something for everyone included in its itinerary. Boat trips & train rides, visits to Medieval Towns and an unforgettable visit to the National Memorial Arboretum.


Mercure Albrighton Hall Hotel & Spa****
This beautiful hotel, located just four miles from Shrewsbury, is set inside an 18th century Manor House and boasts 15 acres of stunning landscaped grounds and an ornamental lake. All the en-suite bedrooms have access to the hotel WiFi, 24-hour room service, hair dryers, ironing facilities, flatscreen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities.


Your holiday includes:

  • 4 nights dinner, bed and full English breakfast

  • Free time in the medieval town of Much Wenlock

  • Full day in Shrewsbury with a boat trip on the River Severn

  • Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum including Pie and Mash Lunch

  • Horse-Drawn canal trip in Llangollen

  • Train ride on Llangollen Heritage Railway

  • Free time in the pretty medieval town of Ludlow

  • Travel by Tally Ho coach

  • Accompanied by our Tour Manager



£539 per person based on two sharing twin / double room. Single supplement £99pp.

Tuesday 11 April

We make our way to the beautiful county of Shropshire on the Welsh border stopping in the quaint historic town of Much Wenlock. It is a stunningly beautiful medieval town and played a major part in the 19th century revival of the Olympic Games. Stroll around and enjoy the fantastic range of architecture dating from the Medieval, Georgian and Victorian eras, browse the individual shops and cafes or why not visit the ruins of Wenlock Priory. We then travel to our hotel near Shrewsbury with time to settle in before dinner in the hotel restaurant.


Wednesday 12 April

After a full English breakfast, we travel to the historic town of Shrewsbury where we take a trip on the beautiful River Severn, including tea and coffee on board. You are then free to explore the town centre with its gorgeous Quarry - 29 acres of parkland encircled by the River Severn. At the heart of the park lies The Dingle, a floral masterpiece and sunken, landscaped garden created by renowned gardener Percy Thrower. Shrewsbury is home to more than 600 listed buildings including the Castle and Abbey.


Thursday 13 April

Today, we head to the National Memorial Arboretum on the edge of the National Forest in Staffordshire. Enjoy nearly 400 memorials nestled amongst some 25,000 trees, riverside walks, talks and exhibitions. Included in our visit is a trip on the land-train with commentary and a Pie and Mash Lunch.


Friday 14 April

After a leisurely breakfast, we head across the border into Wales to the pretty town of Llangollen for a horse-drawn barge trip on the Llangollen Canal followed by a trip on the Llangollen Railway - a heritage line following the River Dee for ten miles to the town of Corwen. Each station along the way offer's it's own unique charm and hidden gems. The line runs through an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and follows the river for most of it's length.


Saturday 15 April

After breakfast, we make our way home stopping in another Medieval Shropshire gem - Ludlow. It's market day - enjoy browsing the fabulous range of stalls in Market Square or why not visit the imposing Castle? The architecture, shops and eateries make Ludlow a fabulous place to while away a couple of hours. We then head home to South Devon with stops on route.


D=Dinner, FE=Full English Breakfast

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Brixham Brixham - Bank lane opposite Baptist Church
Dartmouth Dartmouth Marks & Spencer
Exeter Exeter Motorway Services
Ivybridge Ivybridge Town Hall opp Garage
Kingsbridge Quay Kingsbridge Quay
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot opp Railway Station
Paignton Paignton Great Western Road Bus Stop by Library
Plymouth 1 Plymouth Derry's Cross
Plympton Plympton St Marys opp Church
Plymstock Plymstock Elburton bus stop opp Elburton Hotel

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Tally Ho Coaches Ltd

Station Yard Industrial Estate
Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 1ES

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