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FULL STEAM AHEAD

 

Sunday 30th June /Monday 1st July 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday

We make our way to Swindon

Option 1.

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.

Option 2.

Lydiard Park

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Monday

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

Monday

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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