Ironbridge and the Severn Valley
Step back in time and explore the fascinating history of this beautiful region. See how Industrial Heritage has shaped the nation from the Industrial Revolution to the Cold War. The Ironbridge Gorge was the birthplace of industry, the railways changed transport forever and the age of air travel brought the whole world within reach.
Severn Valley Railway • Bewdley • Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Day 1 Travel to the hotel with an en route stop at Weston Park, a 17th century country house set in 1000 acres of Capability Brown landscaped parkland.
Day 2 Travel to Bridgnorth for a return journey on the Severn Valley Railway to Kidderminster for a visit to the Engine House Museum and breaking the return journey in the Georgian riverside town of Bewdley before returning to Bridgnorth.
Day 3 A full day guided visit to the famous Ironbridge Gorge Museums. The included '10 Museums' ticket allows entry to all the attractions including Blists Hill Victorian Town. Blists Hill offers a street of shops, a state of the art visitor centre and narrow gauge railway. Costumed staff are on hand to provide information on what life was like in Victorian times.
Day 4 Homeward journey with an en route stop at the RAF Museum Cosford where over 70 aircraft are displayed in three hangers including the purpose built National Cold War Exhibition.
Visit Shrewsbury and cruise on the River Severn.
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BW Valley Hotel, Ironbridge
This fabulous Georgian country house hotel sits on the banks of the River Severn in the beautiful Ironbridge Gorge UNESCO World Heritage Site, less than 10 minutes walk from the world-famous Ironbridge. The hotel's history is closely linked with the areas industrial heritage making it the ideal base for a visit to the museums.
• 3 star • 44 bedrooms • Free Wi-Fi
Your tour includes:
• 4 days coach services
• 3 nights half board in Ironbridge with:
Tea/coffee on arrival
Full English breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
• Admission to Weston Park
• Return railway journey from Bridgnorth to Kidderminster
• Guided tour of the Ironbridge Gorge
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