Despite being the nicest of England’s quiet counties, it may come as a surprise that many people still don’t know where Shropshire is.

Shropshire sits very comfortably on the English Welsh border, a short drive from almost anywhere you will have heard of. The real surprise is, of course, what Shropshire has to offer. On this 5 day break you will be able to discover more than you might think.

Itinerary & Pricing

5 Days
From £265.00 per person sharing a twin/double
£80.00 single supplement charge applies
Prices based on Mercure Telford Madeley Court - board basis DBB
Choose your two day excursions:
River Severn Cruise
Ludlow Castle
Severn Valley Railway Journey

Guided tour of Shrewsbury
Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Day 1

Arrive and check into hotel.
Three course dinner at the hotel.

Day 2

Breakfast at the hotel.
Enjoy one of your chosen day excursions.
Three course dinner at the hotel.

Day 3

Breakfast at hotel.
Three course dinner at the hotel.


Day 4

Breakfast at the hotel followed by an optional excursion.
Three course dinner at the hotel.

Day 5

Breakfast at the hotel.
Check out and depart for home.


“This was a really interesting holiday. As we could
choose our two day excursions, it was great to be
able to tailor it to what my groups interests are.”

Hotel Information

Mercure Telford Madeley Court

Situated in the picturesque Shropshire countryside, the hotel resides in a former 16th century manor house and retains much of its original charm and character. A firm favourite with our groups.

This stay includes Dinner Bed and Breakfast at the hotel.

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