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  • Afternoon Tea at World of Wedgwood

    Afternoon Tea at World of Wedgwood
  • Examining the finished product at World of Wedgwood

    Examining the finished product at World of Wedgwood
  • Factory Tour at World of Wedgwood

    Factory Tour at World of Wedgwood
  • Flower Arrangements at World of Wedgwood

    Flower Arrangements at World of Wedgwood
  • Fountain outside World of Wedgwood

    Fountain outside World of Wedgwood
  • Pottery Display at World of Wedgwood

    Pottery Display at World of Wedgwood
  • Waitress in the Restaurant at World of Wedgwood

    Waitress in the Restaurant at World of Wedgwood
2 day tour
from £95 per person

This ‘Sunday night special’ tour combines 17th Century estate Shugborough Hall with World of Wedgwood. Watch as history and heritage come to life before your eyes.  Shugborough is a fine example of a complete estate, including the main house, servants’ quarters, model farm and also the walled gardens. World of Wedgwood is the ultimate destination to experience the Brand; it features a V&A museum collection, a factory tour (Monday to Friday only), contemporary tea room, restaurant, interactive studios and the Wedgwood Flagship retail & outlet stores.  Before returning home indulge in a truly sumptuous Afternoon Tea in the decedent surroundings of the Tea Room.


Dates

Dates available throughout 2019


Suggested itinerary

Day 1

Shugborough Hall

Within the Shugborough Estate you can discover Park Farm set within sweeping parkland and ancient woodlands. Unearth unusual treasures in the Georgian Mansion, experience life ‘below stairs’, then enter a world of glamour and royalty in the apartments of Patrick Lichfield, 5th Earl and fashion photographer.

Day 2

World of Wedgwood

Explore, create, taste and shop at the award-winning World of Wedgwood after a relaxing night’s sleep. Explore the museum and factory on a self-guided tour which will take you on the fascinating journey of Wedgwood’s pottery past. The Wedgwood Museum traces 250 years of groundbreaking design and production and demonstrates the work of Josiah Wedgwood and the lasting global influence on industry and society. The self-guided factory tour gives you the opportunity to see the production process and technique behind each piece (available Monday-Friday only). No visit would be complete without a visit to Wedgwood Tea Room for a delicious Afternoon Tea served on beautiful, delicate china. Before heading home finish off your day with a look around the flagship store or factory outlet, where many bargains can be found. If shopping is not your ‘cup of tea’ there are 250 acres of landscaped grounds and woodland walks to explore.


Suggested hotels

Holiday Inn Stoke-on Trent ***

This hotel is situated just off Junction 15 of the M6, a short drive from Stoke on Trent. The Holiday Inn Stoke-on-Trent offers great leisure facilities including a gym, indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi. Breakfast is served in the all-day Traders Restaurant and guests can enjoy Starbucks coffee in the modern lounge bar. The comfortable en-suite bedrooms are equipped with TVs, hairdryer and hospitality tray. Rooms for disabled use are available.

Best Western Moat House ****

This hotel enjoys a a quiet location just outside Stoke-on-Trent. Guests enjoy complimentary use of the leisure facilities including an indoor heated pool, sauna, spa pool and air conditioned gym. The restaurant and bar offer a choice of menus whilst the lounge area has a contemporary feel. The spacious en-suite bedrooms feature TVs, hairdryer and hospitality tray. This hotel has a lift and on-site coach parking.

Best Western Manor House Hotel, Alsager ***

Set in quiet countryside on the Staffordshire-Cheshire border, this hotel is close to Stoke-on-Trent city centre and Crewe town. This oak-beamed farmhouse has two restaurants: the Stables Bar & Grill and the Ostler Restaurant. The 57 charming rooms are en-suite and feature TV with Freeview channels, hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities. The hotel does not have a lift, but there are ground floor rooms, however, the restaurant is located on the second floor. Coach parking is available on site.

 

 


2 days
Dates in 2019 from £95.00 per person

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