FULL STEAM AHEAD
Sunday 30th June /Monday 1st July 2019
We make our way to Swindon
STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is housed in a beautifully restored Grade II listed railway building in the heart of the former Swindon railway. We have arranged for you to have a highlights tour which lasts approx 1 hour and focuses on the highlights of the STEAM collection whilst learning about the history of Swindon Works and some of the stories of the workers. Then time for you to explore at your leisure.
A beautiful historic estate on the western edge of Swindon, with the Palladian House, Church and Walled Garden, set in 260 acres of parkland. We will have a guided tour of Lydiard House – a striking Grade I listed Palladian house that for 500 years was home to the St John family. After you can explore the walled gardens, church & tea rooms.
Late afternoon we all make the short journey to our hotel for the evening the Hilton Doubletree Swindon
After a good breakfast we travel to Kidderminster for
Severn Valley Railway. A chance to look around the museum (see if you can spot the Newton Abbot sign) before boarding your train to Bridgnorth. Then on the return journey alight at
Highley and visit the Engine House Visitor Centre.
Go in the Royal Carriage, try sorting mail before returning to Kidderminster.
Included in the price
Coach travel with pickups, Newton Abbot, Greenhill Way route Kingsteignton & Exeter Services
Dinner Bed & Breakfast @ Hilton Doubletree Swindon
Either STEAM or Lydiard Park Sunday
Severn Valley Railway including Highley Engine House
£120 per person sharing
£25 single supplement - SORRY ALL NOW TAKEN
£25 per person non-refundable deposit with booking
Balance due by 10th May 2019
Please note insurance is not included