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Severn Valley Railway

(Shropshire Attractions)

         
Birdgnorth Shropshire England
Description : 

Hear the whistle, feel the rumble of the steam engine under your feet and prepare to venture back in time for a journey of discovery.


Climb into your cosy carriage and let the heritage steam locomotives take you on an exciting trip out along our 16-mile line, passing through the stunning scenery of the Severn Valley, from Kidderminster to Bridgnorth.

Hop on and off to explore any of the six, beautifully-restored stations or head to our Engine House Visitor Centre at Highley – packed with a wealth of interactive exhibits. Try your hand at engine driving on the footplate of a real steam locomotive, sort the mail in the travelling post office, see the King George VI Royal Carriage and meet the engine that collided with a camel! Enjoy a bite to eat at the on-site restaurant and let the kids burn-off energy on the outdoor adventure playground.

For a day out with a difference, head to any of the fantastic range of events.

The hugely-popular Spring Steam Gala returns from March 15th-17th with a starring line-up of visiting locomotives, in action alongside our homefleet.

Fans of diesel locomotives will be in their element at the Spring Diesel Festival, featuring a star line-up of visiting and resident engines, from May 16th-18th.
We'll be embracing the wartime spirit with the much-loved Step Back to the 1940s Weekends, on June 29th- 30th and July 6th -7th.

Road-going transport is the star of the show at both Classic Vehicle Day on August 31st, On the Buses rolls in on September 1st before the steam locomotives steal back the limelight at our Autumn Steam Gala, from September 19th-22nd.

Daring visitors can brave our Ghost Trains, running in late October, before our ever-popular Santa Steam Specials arrive with bells on during December.

Steam Trains run daily between May and October, and at weekends and in school holidays from February to December.

For more information about the SVR, its events and bookings, visit www.svr.co.uk, call 01562 757900 or see the Severn Valley Railway Official Site or Families pages on Facebook

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The Castle Hotel

(Shropshire Accommodation)

      
Bishop's Castle Shropshire England
Description : 

Offering great value hotel accommodation in Shropshire since 1719

You are in a hotel in Bishops Castle in Shropshire, one of the most charming and unspoilt market towns in England, and conveniently near the medieval towns of Shrewsbury and Ludlow.


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The Coach House

(Shropshire Accommodation)

         
Bishop's Castle Shropshire England
Description : 

A restaurant with rooms offering bed, breakfast, dinner & drinks in a relaxed space. 2AA rosettes for culinary excellence.

 


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The Coach House

(Shropshire Eating Out)

         
Bishop's Castle Shropshire England
Description : 

A restaurant with rooms offering bed, breakfast, dinner & drinks in a relaxed space. 2AA rosettes for culinary excellence.


The Coach House's ancient building has been providing travellers with hospitality, warmth and comfort since the early 1700s.

Come to Norbury, near Bishop's Castle in the South Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and experience our unique country inn, bed and breakfast, restaurant and bar.

We have seven lovely rooms at the Coach House. Our ancient building is full of character & period features and is decorated in a modern rustic style. The rooms are restful and demonstrate an understated luxury, pampering you without overwhelming.

Also, Sun Cottage next door, a self catered cottage with 2 more rooms for up to 4 people.

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Boscobel House & the Royal Oak

(Shropshire Historic Buildings)

      
Bishop's Wood Staffordshire England
Description : 

Boscobel House was built in about 1632, when John Giffard of Whiteladies converted a timber-framed farmhouse into a hunting lodge.


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