Travel to Colford in the Royal Forest of Dean via Worcester and the Malvern Hills for a 4 night stay.
Cross the border into Wales to the Georgian market town of Monmouth, famous for its unique 13th Century Monnow Bridge, then returning to England for a relaxing 40 minute cruise along the River Wye from Symonds Yat West.
Follow the twists and turns of the Wye Valley for a coffee break and photo opportunity at the magnificent ruins of Tintern Abbey, before continuing to the historic walled border town of Chepstow.
Take an afternoon journey on the Forest of Dean Steam Railway before returning to the hotel.
Travel to the historic cathedral city of Hereford, via the market town of Ross-on-Wye.
Time to head for home via the Cotswolds and Stratford upon Avon.