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Super Shrewsbury & The Welsh Borders

Super Shrewsbury & The Welsh Borders

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Join us as we head to 4-star Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa for our Super Shrewsbury and the Welsh Borders tour. Spend free time exploring the wonderful, historic market town of Shrewsbury with over 1,000 years of history to discover. Enjoy river views along the Severn with entertaining commentary from a knowledgeable captain on the iconic Sabrina Boat, Shrewsbury. Travel across the border into Wales to Llangollen, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its wealth of interesting places to visit, relax and let the train take the strain on a wonderful scenic journey on the Llangollen Railway, experience peace and tranquility as you glide along the canal on a horse-drawn barge. Visit the quintessentially English town of Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth, home to the oldest and steepest inland funicular railway. With Ava Travel your travelling days are part of your holiday so we have included visits to The National Memorial Arboretum, a wonderful tranquil, place of remembrance to celebrate lives lived and commemorate lives lost and the wonderful World of Wedgwood where you can view the magnificent V&A Wedgwood Collection. Don’t miss out on this great tour of two countries.



Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service


Dinner, bed and breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Guest accommodation allocated in Superior rooms

Entrance to National Memorial Arboretum

Sabrina River Severn Boat Trip, Shrewsbury

Horse Drawn Barge Trip, Llangollen

Single train journey with Llangollen Railway, Llangollen – Corwen

Entrance to the World of Wedgwood (does not include factory tour)

Excursions as specified

Executive coach travel throughout


Single room supplement - £120.00


Depart Leyland at 10.00hrs for our journey to the 4-star Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa with a visit to the National Memorial Arboretum en-route with time for lunch, before continuing our journey to check in at our hotel.

Following a leisurely breakfast travel the short distance into Shrewsbury to enjoy a wonderful, relaxing River Severn cruise on Sabrina Boat with tea/coffee and biscuits onboard, followed by free time to explore this historic town crammed with wonderful places to visit. The Market Hall is a great vibrant place, visit tastebud tingling eateries and inns that are dotted around the picturesque market town.

Following breakfast Llangollen is our destination today, this morning we head to Llangollen Wharf to turn back time on a wonderful, relaxing horse drawn barge trip, mid-afternoon take a single journey on the Llangollen Railway from the picturesque Victorian station in Llangollen to Corwen, travelling through some of the most beautiful scenery in Wales remaining close to the river as the train meanders through the Dee Valley.

Following a leisurely breakfast, we head out on a scenic drive of Shropshire with stops in the historic towns of Much Wenlock and Bridgnorth allowing time for lunch and to explore.

Check out of our hotel following breakfast, before heading home we visit World of Wedgwood to view the V&A Collection, café and shops, allowing time for lunch, continue our journey home.







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Mercure Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa, Ellesmere Road, Albrighton, Shrewsbury, SY4 3AG







Hotel Star Rating

 4 Star







Hotel Website







Hotel Contact

 01939 291000







About the hotel

The Albrighton Hall Hotel and Spa is just 4-miles outside of Shrewsbury.  The 18th century manor house is nestled within 15 acres of grounds that include an ornamental lake. Take time to relax in the heated indoor swimming pool. There is a wonderful Spa and treatments available at the hotel (additional charges apply and must be booked and paid for by the customer directly with the hotel). Our Superior guest bedroom are beautiful, contemporary rooms, a calming and relaxing place to stay.










Yes however some floors are only accessible by stairs





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About Us

Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed