Birmingham Botanical Gardens & Shugborough

Departs: Monday 27 May 2019 - 5 Days

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Tour Code: UK1936
Price: £499.00 Per Person
Single Room Supplement: £0.00 per person
Insurance: £26.00


Our tour takes us through a wide variety of excursions, taking us to Birmingham, Kidderminster and historic Stafford. We also have the chance to enjoy a historic home, botanical garden and a cliff railway. There is lots to see and do on this 5 day break!

Your Accommodation:

Mercure Goldthorn Hotel - 3 Star

The 3 star hotel stands in attractive gardens in a suburban setting to the south of Wolverhampton. Hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool, steam room and sauna. All of the en-suite bedrooms are comfortable and well equipped with a TV, telephone, hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel does not have a lift but some ground floor rooms are available on requests.

Your Itinerary:

Day 1

Monday From your front door to the waiting Club Class coach for the drive to Wolverhampton where we arrive at our hotel mid afternoon with time to settle in before dinner this evening.

Day 2

Tuesday This morning we head to Bridgnorth and its Cliff Railway which takes us from the top of the town to the bottom to enjoy its rivers and alleyways. From here we drive to Kidderminster where we have free time to obtain lunch, look around the shops and experience its culture. We return to the hotel with time before dinner.

Day 3

Wednesday Our day takes us to historic Stafford where we have the morning at leisure. Perhaps visit the Collegiate Church of Saint Mary, obtain lunch in a café or tearoom or maybe explore Victoria Park with its aviary and glass house. This afternoon we visit Shugborough Estate, a rare survival of a complete estate with all major buildings including the mansion house, servants’ quarters, working farm and walled garden. After time to explore we return to the hotel for dinner.

Day 4

Thursday We head towards Birmingham where we visit the Botanical Gardens, featuring four stunning glasshouses showing tropical rainforests to arid desert, as well as its own tearoom. After our visit we head into Birmingham itself, where we have time at leisure . The city is home to museums and galleries, theatres and excellent shopping as well as the traditional canals which are perfect for a wander alongside. After a good stay we return to the hotel for our final evening’s dinner.

Day 5

Friday After breakfast we depart our hotel and make our way home. We arrive in our home areas mid afternoon to be greeted by our awaiting taxis.

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