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Secrets of Shropshire & Welsh Borders

Secrets of Shropshire & Welsh Borders

Secrets of Shropshire & Welsh Borders including Ludlow, Shrewbury & Llangollen

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The delightful county of Shropshire close to the Welsh Borders offers much for the visitor with areas of outstanding natural beauty, charming medieval towns which have retained many historic buildings as well as historic Ironbridge which was awarded Word Heritage status for its roles as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.


Lion Quay’s Hotel & Spa Resort, Oswestry  ****

The beautiful Lion Quays Resort sits on the banks of the Llangollen Canal in the heart of the Shropshire countryside.

• Stylish en-suite bedrooms • Flat screen television • Free Wi-Fi •Tea, coffee-making facilities • Hairdryer • Restaurant • Bar • Lounge • Terrace • Spa & Wellness Centre • Fitness Centre• Lift

Client Itinerary

Itinerary Details
Day 1 We depart locally and travel to Oswestry and to our hotel.
Days 2 to 4 - At leisure in Telford plus we include the following excursions:
1. Ludlow, Shrewsbury & River Severn Cruise.
2. Entrance to Blists Hill Victorian Town at Ironbridge Gorge
3. Welsh Borders & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Day 5 - We depart after breakfast and travel back home to South Wales making a suitable comfort stop en route.
Edwards Coach Holidays terms & conditions apply

Excursion 1

Enjoy a morning visit to the charming medieval town of Ludlow which boasts over 500 listed buildings before continuing on to the river town of Shrewsbury, famed for its black and white timber buildings. From here we'll take a relaxing cruise on the River Severn.

Excursion 2

Entrance to Blists Hill Victorian Town at Ironbridge Gorge
This morning we visit Blists Hill Victorian Town where you can step back in time and experience Victorian life in the 1800's at the famous open air museum. We'll return via Ironbridge where the industrial revolution began and see the cast iron structure built in 1779.

Excursion 3

We make our way to the charming town of Llangollen with free time to explore at leisure before boarding a narrowboat for a 2 hour scenic trip across Thomas Telford's majestic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct - 1000 feet long and 126 feet high, and recognised as a World Heritage Site.

  • Executive coach travel

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & full English breakfast accommodation in Oswestry

  • Admire charming Ludlow

  • Explore the medieval town of Shrewsbury

  • Relaxing cruise on the River Severn

  • Entrance to Blists Hill Victorian Town at Ironbridge Gorge

  • Visit charming Llangollen

  • Scenic trip across majestic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct



27th May 4 nights £496

21st Oct 4 nights £454


SRS £144


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
Aberbargoed - Yr Ysbyty Yr Ysbyty (Dyffryn Newydd) bus stop CF81 9EY
Opposite the Duffryn Newydd Pub
Aberdare Bus Station Bus Station, Aberdare - Stand 1. CF44 7ED
Abertillery - R.F.C. Abertillery RFC , Oak Street.NP13 1TA
Bargoed New Bus Station Next to Train Station,Bargoed, CF81 8RA
Barry Hotel Broad Street, Barry CF62 7AW
Barry, Colcott Arms Barry, Colcott Arms CF62 8UT
Blackwood Bus Stn Blackwood Bus Station - Stand 9 - NP12 1DN
Bridgend Cheapside Bridgend Cheapside, CF31 1DD
Brynmawr Bus Station Brynmawr Bus Station Coach Bay, NP23 4AJ
Cadoxton Gladstone Road Cadoxton, Weston Sq Bus stop CF63 2JD
Caerphilly Bus Station Caerphilly Bus Station Stand 10 CF83 1JR
Cardiff Gate Services Cardiff Gate Services CF23 8RA
Cardiff West Services Cardiff West Services Coach Park, CF72 8SA
Cardiff, Westgate Street Cardiff Westgate St,Outside NCP Car Park, CF10 1DZ
Opposite Principality Stadium
Cefn Fforest NP12 3NL Cefn Fforest Ave Junction, Top of Fair View Hill
Opposite Steven's Garage, CEFN FFOREST
Coed Ely Club Coed Ely Layby outside the Club, CF39 8BA
Crosskeys College Crosskeys College Bus stop NP11 7ZA
Crumlin Square NP11 4PN Crumlin Square. Bus stops near the club.
Cwmbran Railway Railway Station, Cwmbran, NP44 1QX
Dinas Powys Primary School, Dinas Powys CF64 4JU
Dyffryn Depot Edwards Travel Centre, Dyffryn Close, Llansamlet
Ebbw Vale Bus Station Ebbw Vale Bus Station, NP23 6HL
Edwards Depot LLANTRISANT Edwards Depot, Llantrisant, CF72 8QZ
Highcross NP10 9AE Bus shelter Highcross Post Office
HIGHCROSS - Opp Texaco
John Street, Porthcawl Porthcawl - The Stoneleigh, John Street. CF36 3BD
Llantwit Major Railway Llantwit Major, outside Railway Station CF61 1ST
Maesteg Maesteg - Bus Stop Outside Weatherspoons,
Commercial Street, CF34 9DF
Magor Services NP26 3YL Magor Service Coach Park
Merthyr NEW Bus Stn Merthyr NEW Bus Station - MERTHYR TYDFIL CF47 8EU
Moriah Chapel, Risca Risca - Moriah Chapel. Tredegar Street NP11 6BU
Mountain Ash Town hall Mountain Ash Town Hall CF45 4EU
Neath - Railway Neath - Outside Railway Station, SA11 1BY
Nelson Bus Station Nelson Bus Station CF46 6PD
Newbridge, Co-op NP11 4EY Newbridge, Bus stop outside the Coop
NP20 4AX
Oakdale Comprehensive OLD Oakdale Comp, OLD SCHOOL , NP12 0DT
Penarth, Windsor Terrace Penarth Windsor Terrace Bus Stop (NW) CF64 1AA
Pencoed Monument The Monument, Pencoed, CF35 5PE
Penygraig Labour Club Penygraig Labour Club, PENYGRAIG, CF40 1HA
Pontypool Town Hall Pontypool Town Hall, Bus stops on Clarence St
Pontypridd Bus Stn Pontypridd Bus Station, (Bay 13) CF37 2TR
Port Talbot Customs Port Talbot Bus Stop OUTSIDE Customs House
Just past the Plaza, SA13 1HW
Porth Police Station Porth Police Station Bus Stop, Porth Street,
CF39 9RT
Pyle Cross Pyle Cross, bus stop outside supermarket.Pyle Road
CF33 6AG
Rhiwbina - Deri Inn Rhiwbina, Deri Inn Just before the Pub. CF14 6UH
Sarn SERVICES Sarn SERVICES - Coach Park, CF32 9SY
Swansea St Marys Church Bus stop outside church on Princess Way, Swansea
Taffs Well Station Taffs Well Bus stop on Cardiff Road CF15 7QR
Talbot Green Bus Stn Talbot Green Bus Station, CF72 8AE
The Hibernian Club The Hibernian Club, Gelli, CF41 7TR
Tonypandy Bus Stn Tonypandy Bus Station, CF40 2RF
Tredegar, Lidls Tredegar, Lidls, bus stop outside. NP22 3RF
Treorchy PO Treorchy Post Office, bus stop, TREORCHY, CF42 6NU
Waunrhydd Road Waunrhydd Road, Tonyrefail, CF39 8EN
Whitchurch Three Elms Whitchurch Three Elms CF14 1JE
Whitchurch, Hollybush pub Whitchurch Hollybush Bus stop opposite, CF14 7EG
Ystrad Mynach CF82 7AQ Lay by Outside Ystrad Mynach Primary School
CF82 7AQ

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