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The Malvern Spring or Autumn Show

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(Tour code: 20MVE)

See Worcestershire in bloom on a UK short break

Spend a day at the RHS Malvern Spring or Autumn Festival and enjoy a variety of scenic rail journeys and fascinating excursions.

  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Worcester
  • RHS Malvern Festival
  • Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
  • Severn Valley Railway
  • Cheltenham
  • Excursions to Tewkesbury and Bridgenorth
What’s Included
  • Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

The Malvern Spring or Autumn Show 2020Tour Details

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Day 1 Worcester Cathedral
Worcester Cathedral


Meet in the beautiful, ancient city of Worcester, where your Tour Manager will greet you at the 3* Worcester Whitehouse Hotel, located in the very heart of the city, next to the railway station and just a short walk from the shops and central attractions of this historic area.

You are free to explore at leisure before a welcome dinner at the hotel.

  • Dinner
Day 2 Malvern Show
Malvern Show

RHS Malvern Festival

Today visit the annual RHS Malvern Spring or Autumn Festival. Nestled in the scenic Malvern Hills, this annual event is held at the Three Counties Showground, and is a fabulous celebration of gardening, horticulture, produce and cooking.

The Spring Festival is a celebration of new growth and upcoming horticultural trends, whilst Autumn's iteration focusses on the harvest period and making use of the produce.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway
Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway

Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway

Transfer to the spa town of Cheltenham to board the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, first built in the early 1900s, for a wonderful steam-hauled* journey. Today, the line re-lives its golden past, running an array of steam and heritage diesel locomotives. This afternoon, pay a visit to the charming medieval town of Tewkesbury. Located on the scenic banks of the River Severn in the Cotswolds, here visit the city's abbey, boasting well-preserved Norman architecture.

* Steam-hauled where possible

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Severn Valley Railway
Severn Valley Railway

Severn Valley Railway

Travel on the historic Severn Valley Railway* today, transferring to Bridgnorth by coach to join the train. The journey follows the winding path of the River Severn, through remote valleys and past the 200 metre Victoria Bridge spanning the river near Bewdley.

*This journey will be steam-hauled, where possible.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Malvern Show
Malvern Show


After breakfast, you are free to make your way home or perhaps continue exploring the surrounding area further.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

On many of our UK & Ireland tours, you may check in at the first hotel on your itinerary anytime after 14:00; your Tour Manager will be available between 16:00 and 18:00. However, if you are arriving later, you can meet your Tour Manager before dinner from 19:00.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 4 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner
  • Entrance to the RHS Malvern Spring or Autumn Festival
  • Journey on the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway (steam-hauled where possible)
  • Journey on the Severn Valley Railway (steam-hauled where possible)
  • Tewkesbury and Bridgnorth

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Due to the nature of our tours they are generally unsuitable for those with restricted mobility. If you’d like to discuss any particular holiday with us in this respect, then please don’t hesitate to call us.

Luke Simpson
Helen Laverack
The Malvern Spring or Autumn Show

See Worcestershire in bloom on a UK short break


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