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The Malvern Spring or Autumn Show

(Tour code: 17MVE)See Worcestershire in bloom on a UK short break

From the ancient city of Worcester, we spend a day at the RHS Malvern Spring or Autumn Festival and enjoy a variety of scenic rail journeys.


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Tour Highlights
  • Worcester
  • RHS Mlavern Festival
  • Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
  • Severn Valley Railway
  • Cheltenham
  • Tewkesbury
  • Bridgnorth
What’s Included (Full details)
  • Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

Itinerary & Map

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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.

Worcester Cathedral
Day 1


Meet in the beautiful, ancient city of Worcester, where your Tour Manager will greet you at the 4* 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
Malvern Show
Day 2

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
  • Excursion
Gloucestershire & Warwickshire Railway
Day 3

Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway

Transfer to the spa town of Cheltenham where you will board the Gloucestershire and Warwickshire Railway, first built in the early 1900's, for a wonderful steam-hauled* journey. This afternoon, pay a visit to the charming medieval town of Tewkesbury.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
  • Excursions
  • Heritage Rail Journey
Severn Valley Railway
Day 4

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
  • Heritage Rail Journey
Malvern Show
Day 5


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

  • Breakfast

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