Explore by rail, river and road, regency Cheltenham, medieval Tewkesbury, the charming towns and villages of the Cotswolds in the popular tour. Image: Photograph courtesy of Jack Boskett.
Detailed Overview

Hotel

4* Cheltenham Chase Hotel, Cheltenham

This hotel is in a superb setting. Th bar and lounge area overlook the beautiful landscaped gardens and the restaurant affords views across Coopers Hill. The hotel also has a lift.

• Lift • Satellite TV • Hairdryer • Tea/coffee making facilities • Spa and leisure club • Wi-Fi Access •

 

Price includes

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

  • Choice menu at dinner

  • Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

  • Tea/coffee after dinner

  • Train journey on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway 

  • Boat trip on the River Severn with Lunch

  • Porterage

  • Escorted throughout


Image: Photograph courtesy of Jack Boskett.

Tour Itinerary
Day 1

Today we journey to Cheltenham.

Day 2

Tewkesbury & River Severn Cruise
Discover the picturesque medieval town of Tewkesbury. Rich in timber-framed buildings, Tewkesbury has a long and fascinating history as well as being home to a famous Abbey. In the afternoon we enjoy a relaxing cruise with lunch along the River Severn from Tewkesbury to Upton upon Severn. Enjoy the passing scenery and wildlife, looking out for herons, kingfishers, waterfowl and other riverside creatures.
Please note: the cruise boat is accessed via a gangplank meaning electric wheelchairs and scooters are not able to board.


Day 3

Cheltenham & Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
This morning we visit Cheltenham, England's most complete Regency town whose town houses, characterised by intricate ironwork balconies and painted stucco facades, line the historic Promenade, squares and terraces. In the afternoon we take a trip on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway through the heart of the Cotswolds between Cheltenham and Broadway where we re-join the coach.

Day 4

Scenic villages of the Cotswolds
Today we enjoy a scenic drive of the honey-coloured limestone towns and villages of the Cotswolds. Visit Bourton-on-the-Water, the 'Venice of the Cotswolds'; Stow-on-the-Wold, with its many fine antique shops and the wonderful villages of Broadway and Chipping Campden.

Day 5

We depart the hotel after breakfast and make our way back home.

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