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Wye Valley, Poldark’s Trenwith & the Charming Cotswolds 5 Days 22-26 August 2022

YOUR HOTEL The Gloucester Robinswood Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western is an ideal location for exploring the Cotswolds and the surrounding area. Hotel facilities include an indoor swimming pool with sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and hot tub. All the bedrooms are en suite and are tastefully decorated in relaxing, rich warm colours, and have television and all the facilities you would expect from a hotel of this standard.

MONDAY Depart from your home area and arriving late afternoon at the Gloucester Robinswood Hotel, Signature Collection by Best Western. Tea/coffee and biscuits served on arrival.

TUESDAY Leaving after a leisurely breakfast we drive to historic Stroud on the way to Cirencester, ‘capital of the Cotswolds’. We take a break here and you have chance to wander around the lovely town. This afternoon we visit Chavenage House, a stunning 16th century, Cotswold stone manor house with many Civil War associations. The house is currently featured as ‘Trenwith’ – the Poldark family manor from the popular TV series.

WEDNESDAY We spend the morning in Gloucester, with chance to look around the historic city centre and visit the magnificent Cathedral, and this afternoon we head for the restored and very impressive Victorian Docks. Here we find the National Waterways Museum and we also enjoy a cruise on the Sharpness Canal. After the cruise enjoy a stroll around the Docks and visit the Merchant’s Quay shopping centre, with unique and unusual shops, cafes and bars.

THURSDAY Our visit today takes us along the shore road of the River Severn to the historic town of Chepstow for a short break before we meander north up the beautiful Wye Valley, passing the ruins of Tintern Abbey on the way. Lunch stop today is in delightful Monmouth and afterwards we enjoy a cruise on the River Wye at Symonds Yat, returning afterwards to the hotel.

FRIDAY After breakfast we leave and begin our homeward journey stopping for lunch on the way.



PRICE INCLUDES Pick up from local area or car parking on our premises (Please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. River Wye cruise. Entrance to Chavenage House. Sharpness Canal Cruise and National Waterways Museum.

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