Cotswolds Blossom Trail - Rail & Sail

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Cotswolds Blossom Trail - Rail & Sail

4-days Coach Holidays
Departing: April  2018

* Price shown: 06 Apr 2018

Cotswolds Blossom Trail - Rail & Sail

The three counties of Worcestershire, Gloucester & Herefordshire are a picture in the springtime when the fruit trees come into blossom and the daffodils are out. Based in a historic hotel in the centre of Worcester, this lovely springtime break includes a steam train ride and river cruise.

What The Price Includes
  • Guided Walk – Worcester
  • Guided Tour of Blossom Trail
  • Steam Railway Journey
  • River Avon Boat Trip
  • Three nights' dinner, bed and English breakfast accommodation at the Fownes Hotel, Worcester (or similar)
  • Coach travel throughout
  • The services of a friendly Tour Manager
  • Single rooms are available for a  £ 50 supplement

Wensleydale Coach Trip Itinerary

Day One :

After joining your holiday coach, it's onward to your historic hotel in Worcester stopping en-route for refreshments. Arriving at the hotel around mid- afternoon and a local guide awaits to give you an introduction to the area with a short guided walk. Dinner, bed & breakfast included.

Day Two and Three :

At leisure in Worcester with TWO included excursions.

Trains, Boats & Blossom Trail

Our first stop will be Toddington where we take the train journey on the Gloucester & Warwickshire Steam Railway to Cheltenham. We have some free time in this beautiful city before we meet our local guide in Evesham for a 2 hour guided coach tour of the Blossom Trail. We start at the plum town of Pershore, before continuing through Fladbury & The Lenches. Onto Worcester for an included boat trip on the River Severn before returning to the hotel.

Three Counties Tour

Meandering through some delightful historic towns with stops in Tewkesbury, with its ancient Abbey and the pretty towns of Upton-On-Seven and Ledbury, famous for its ancient market hall. Continuing onto Hereford with free time. A stop in Victorian Malvern overlooked by the beautiful Malvern Hills en route back to Worcester is a must.

Day Four  :

After breakfast, depart for a drive through the Cotswolds with a stop for lunch and onwards to interchange and your local joining points mid evening.

Hotel information

The Fownes Hotel, Worcester
Fownes Hotel
The Fownes Hotel, originally a Victorian Glove Factory, encapsulates olde world charm with modern convenience.

The Courtyard or Canal Side provides a tranquil haven in which to relax. 

The 61 elegant bedrooms offer tea and coffee making facilities, skirt/trouser press, hairdryer and range of toiletries.

Further Information

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 7 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Departure Details

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  • Aston Clinton
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  • Hazlemere
  • High Wycombe
  • Milton Keynes
  • Princes Risborough
  • Wendover
  • Dunstable
  • Leighton Buzzard
  • Luton
06 April 2018
20 April 2018
27 April 2018

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