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Stratford & The Severn Valley Railway

Stratford & The Severn Valley Railway

Embark on a captivating weekend escape, where history and heritage come alive. Begin with a picturesque journey aboard the Severn Valley Railway, where a vintage locomotive will transport you through stunning landscapes. Explore the famous market town of Stratford-Upon-Avon with more than 800 years of history and the birthplace of William Shakespeare. We also delve into the past with a visit to the Black Country Living Museum, a renowned living history museum that offers a vivid and immersive experience of the region's history, including its coal mining, manufacturing, and transportation heritage.



The Hilton Doubletree Stratford is ideally located in the centre of Stratford and only a short walk to the main attractions. All bedrooms feature air conditioning, television, telephone, Wi-Fi, iron / ironing board, mini fridge, safe, hairdryer plus tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel also features a restaurant and bar area plus a fitness room. Lift to all floors.




  • Accommodation with breakfast

  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway

  • Admission to The Black Country Living Museum

  • Excursions as described in the tour itinerary

  • Return coach travel from your local pick up point


Day One

We make our way south to Shropshire for a visit to Bridgnorth, a delightful town on the banks of the River Severn that divided in two, a high town and low town that are connected with the only inland funicular railway in the UK. After some time to have some lunch and a look around we board the Severn Valley Railway train for a picturesque journey through the Severn Valley countryside, passing through charming villages and towns to Kidderminster. From here, we make our way to Stratford and check-in to our hotel.

Day Two

Enjoy a day at leisure to explore historical Stratford-upon-Avon. Perhaps take a sightseeing tour on an open top bus or a relaxing river cruise along the River Avon, this lovely old town is completed by its timber-framed buildings, steeped in culture and history offering a wealth of things to see and do.


Day Three

We leave Stratford this morning and head to the Black Country Living Museum, an acclaimed open-air living history museum that is dedicated to preserving and showcasing the industrial heritage and history of the Black Country region. Explore historic buildings, interact with costumed interpreters, and gain insight into life and industry in the area which was once a major industrial hub during the 18th and 19th centuries.


B=Breakfast Included

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
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Llandudno Jct. Station Llandudno Junction, Station Hotel Bus Stop
Llandygai Llandygai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llanfairpwll Park & Ride Llanfairpwll, Park & Ride
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station

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