• Dean-Forest-Railway

Escape to the Country: Herefordshire & the Wye Valley

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Departs: 23/04/2018
  • Arrives: 27/04/2018
  • Prices from: £399

Come away with us on this nostalgic trip to the countryside, with visits to magnificent Worcester, the traditional market towns of Ledbury and Tewkesbury. We have also arranged a relaxing journey onboard the Dean Forest Railway for you to enjoy.

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DURING YOUR STAY

Day 1 – Before arriving at ouR hotel in Hereford, we enjoy a scenic stop in Worcester. This beautiful Cathedral city is home to a range of fascinating architecture including Guildhall, dating back to 1721.
Day 2 – After breakfast we visit Ledbury, a traditional market town with a timeless quality about it. Later we travel to Brockhampton Estate, where entry is included. This medieval timber-framed manor house can be traced back to the 14th Century and is surrounded by a moat and idyllic leisurely walking trails.
Day 3 – With a friendly market town atmosphere, Hereford is a wonderful place to enjoy in your own time today. After a little wander around the independent shops and cafés in the historical centre, why not visit the 13th century ‘Mappa Mundi’ at Hereford Cathedral – the largest medieval map of the world in existence!
Day 4 – This morning we take you to Ross-on-Wye, perched above the River Wye and hailed as the birthplace of modern tourism. Ross offers breath-taking scenery for all who are lucky enough to visit. This afternoon we have arranged a steam journey onboard the scenic Dean Forest Railway, enjoy a magical trip through the medieval forest and parklands to Lydney Junction.
Day 5 – After breakfast we travel home with a comfort stop in Tewkesbury.

Green Dragon ***, Hereford

Located near Hereford Cathedral, within the city centre this historic coaching inn dates back to the 16th century and offers comfortable rooms and a Garrick Lounge for guests to enjoy.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar & restaurant
  • Coffee lounge
  • Lift

 

INCLUDES

Door-to-Door service

Inclusive insurance

4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Free time in Worcester, Hereford, Tewkesbury, Ledbury & Ross on Wye

Entry to Brockhampton Estate

Train journey on the Dean Forest Railway

 

SKILLS REF: LBEC                                                                               

DEPARTURE DATE            DAYS                     FROM                   S/SUPP

Mon 23 April                      5                              £399                       £60