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Nestled in the beautiful Shropshire countryside, the 4-star the Telford Hotel, Spa & Golf Resort property overlooks the UNESCO WorldHeritage Site of Ironbridge Gorge. Set in 170 acres of stunning grounds with an 18-hole golf course, there are wonderful views over the Shropshire Hills from its restaurant and terraces. Your stay includes a walking tour of Ludlow, athriving medieval market town with an historic town centre, along with a visit to Ironbridge and Blists Hill Victorian Town, where we step back in time in this 52-acrebustling recreation of a Victorian townand visit, Victorian shops, cottages,Bakers,Candle Factory and Blacksmiths and much more.
Barry and Maggie Watts are experienced First for Bridge Hosts who work alongside our Directing Teams to ensure a good quality bridge holiday. They are both retired professionals who have played club bridge for many years as well as organising Bridge and corporate events of various kinds. Barry is an ex-Army Officer and a retired local government officer. He is an established club Director. Maggie is a retired teacher, charity events organiser and is currently the Area Chairman for The Arts Society, an international Arts Charity.
Barry and Maggie aim to ensure that you have the best possible holiday whether you come with a partner, in a group or you come alone. It will be well organised, relaxing and fun. They look forward to meeting you!
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Make your own way to the Telford Hotel Spa & Golf resort for your 5-night stay, Complimentary Tea/Coffee on arrival. Check in time is from 15.00pm, and dinner will be in the hotel tonight, before we play evening Bridge.
Today we travel by coach to thriving medieval market town of Ludlow. On arrival we are met by our walking guides who will take us on a fascinating tour through this historic town centre. Along the way you we will take in the sights of, the impressive ruins of Ludlow's Norman Castle, St Lawrence's Church (one of England's finest parish churches), many of the 600 listed buildings including the beautiful Broad Street and discover the stories of many historic characters who lived in the town, such as Catherine of Aragon, and the Princes in the Tower. After the tour concludes there is time to explore at leisure before we return by coach to our hotel. Dinner is in the Hotel tonight, before we play evening Bridge.
We head off by coach this morning for a stop in Ironbridge, before heading on to Blists Hill Victorian Town. “Step back more than a hundred years and chat to the Townsfolk about their lives, explore their homes, workplaces and shops and see them at work in the Bakers, Candle Factory and Blacksmiths. This 52-acre site is a bustling recreation of a Victorian town where you can exchange pounds, shillings, and pence. Buy curious products in the Chemist, Grocers and Drapers; discover what life was like for a Victorian housewife in the Cottages and take a ride on the horse and carriage. With refreshment options available on site, you could, enjoy a pint of ale in the New Inn pub, a delicious portion of traditionally made fish & chips, treat yourself to a bag of traditional sweets or relax at one of our two catering facilities with a hot drink and slice of cake.”There is plenty of time to explore here before we return by coach to the hotel. Dinner is in the hotel, followed by evening Bridge
After a leisurely breakfast it is time to check out and depart the hotel. Check out by 11.00a.m.
Set in 170 acres of stunning grounds, you can enjoy wonderful views over the Shropshire Hills from its restaurant and terraces and the 18-hole golf course, 24-hour gym and recently refurbished spa, make this hotel the perfect base for our relaxing bridge break.
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