Bygone Times in South Yorkshire

Bygone Times in South Yorkshire

On this NEW tour we feature a fascinating selection of attractions amongst which are the thriving historic market town of Newark-on-Trent and the Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

• 3 nights stay with dinner, bed & breakfast

• Home Link included


We depart and make our way to Sheffeld
arriving at our hotel for the next 3 nights with
dinner, bed and breakfast where tea/coffee and
biscuits served on arrival.


This morning we head south to the
historic market town of Newark-on-Trent where
the ruins of the 12th century castle are a
landmark with the market place surrounded by
historic buildings. Explore the town and enjoy
lunch before our afternoon visit to Gainsborough
Old Hall, a large, late medieval manor house built
around 1460 and amongst its attractions are the
imposing Great Hall.


Our frst visit today is to the Sheffeld
Botanic Gardens and Glass Pavilions a stunning
oasis of colour in a peaceful setting. This afternoon
we visit the unique 18th century Abbeydale
Hamlet to hear all about the city’s distant past,
with its workers houses, waterwheels, workshops
and much, much more. Later we return past Manor
Park and the ruins of the castle where Mary Queen
of Scots was held captive.


After breakfast we leave and head for

Mercure Shefeld Parkway Hotel

• This modern hotel is on the outskirts of

Sheffeld, ideally placed for our weekend.

Facilities include Foundry Restaurant and Bar.

All bedrooms are en suite and have television,

telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.



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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
Tui Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester outside the British Heart Foundation
Shop, Northgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 1SL
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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