The Severn Valley is a beautiful area, with rolling wooded hillside rising above the flood plains of the River Severn.  Running for approximately 16 miles, starting at Bridgnorth Shropshire and running south to Ribbesford, a few miles south of Bewdley, Worcester in the Wyre Forest.  Based in the lovely Cathedral City of Worcester at the Fownes Hotel, supported by a fantastic itinerary with a scenic ride on a nostalgic steam train, two relaxing cruises on the Severn and scenic drives to picturesque towns, a wonderful holiday awaits.

The Fownes Hotel

Formerly a Victorian glove factory, the hotel is superbly located by the Birmingham canal, close to the magnificent cathedral, with lots of attractions close by.  The Fownes Hotel offers very comfortable, stylish, en-suite, spacious rooms which all come with a flat screen TV, tea and coffee making facilities, free Wi-Fi and a hairdryer. Outside space includes a sun deck, terrace and gardens.  The hotel is particularly known for its friendly staff and sumptuous cuisine.

9th – 13th May 2022 5 days £499pp
26th – 30th September 2022 5 days £499pp

Half Board.  Sing Supplement £80pp


Day 1:- We travel to our hotel in Worcester, with a comfort stop en-route, and a visit to Stratford upon Avon.

Day 2:- After breakfast we make the short trip to Kidderminster, where we board a steam train for the scenic journey to Bridgnorth.  After time in this lovely town, we head to Shrewsbury for a relaxing cruise on the River Severn before returning to our hotel.

Day 3:- A free day to explore the delights of Worcester.

Day 4:-  Firstly we visit Tewkesbury, where the River Avon meets the Severn, after time here we take a scenic drive across the Malvern Hills onto Stourport on Severn, where we take a cruise on the river.

Day 5:- Sadly after breakfast, we make our way home, with comfort stops en-route.