Castles, Coast & Celts

  • Sightseeing Tours

    Castles, Coast & Celts

  • Sightseeing Tours

    Castles, Coast & Celts

  • Sightseeing Tours

    Castles, Coast & Celts

  • Sightseeing Tours

    Castles, Coast & Celts

Tour length

8 days

From

3,909.00$3909.00

2019 Tour Departures on select Sundays in Cardiff

(May to September)

World Heritages sites, rugged coastlines, magnificent castles and steam trains puffing through breathtaking scenery – there really is something for everyone on this small group tour.

8 days/ 7 nights (2 nights in Cardiff, 2 nights in Tenby, 1 night in Tregaron, 2 nights in Llandudno)

Join the tour at Number 10, Cardiff Hotel for a welcome dinner (time TBA)
The tour departs at 9:00am and finishes after breakfast on Day 8.  Please inquire about transfers to Manchester, Cardiff or London.

Itinerary


Day

1

Arrival in Cardiff

Sunday

Today arrive in Cardiff and discover the capital city of Wales. Enjoy a welcome dinner in your hotel tonight with a chance to meet the group.

Overnight: Number 10 Hotel, Cardiff or similar


Day

2

Cardiff

Monday

Today you will get the chance to explore Wales’ vibrant capital. You will be taken on a tour of the city with a Food and Drink Safari which will allow  you to taste your way around the city with a local food expert, as well as visiting Cardiff Castle which stands proudly in the centre of the city.

Overnight: Jolyons @ Number 10, Cardiff Hotel or similar


Day

3

Laugharne & Tenby

Tuesday

Today you will travel into the stunning Pembrokeshire peninsula. On the way, stop at the small town of Laugharne where Dylan Thomas lived with  his family for the last four years of his life, before travelling on to your accommodation for the next two evenings.

Overnight: Elm Grove Country House, Tenby or similar


Day

4

St. Davids & Cardigan Bay

Wednesday

This morning first visit the unique city of St Davids, smallest city in Britain, and spend some time in the magnificent Cathedral and the ruins of the  medieval Bishops Castle next to it. Later visit the Welsh Lovespoon Workshop to learn about this custom before enjoying free time for lunch in the picturesque seaside town of Tenby. 

Overnight: Elm Grove Country House , Tenby or similar


Day

5

Aberystwyth & Devil’s Bridge

Thursday

Stop at the coastal university town of Aberystwyth where you will have free time to explore the independent shops available here, as well as  taking a tour of Wales’ National Library. If you have any Welsh lineage, this is the place to find out! This afternoon embark on the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway and enjoy the village of Devil’s Bridge in the heart of the Cambrian Mountains and take a walk around the mythical waterfalls here which are said to be the last place the Devil visited in Wales.

Overnight: Y Talbot Hotel, Tregaron or similar


Day

6

Snowdonia

Friday

Today you will explore the Snowdonia National Park which holds the highest mountain in England and Wales! This afternoon visit the National Slate Museum in the heart of Snowdonia to learn about Wales’ industrial past. This afternoon visiting a working sheep farm.

Overnight: Llandudno Bay Hotel, Llandudno or similar


Day

7

Anglesey & Caernarfon

Saturday

Today you will travel first to the island of Anglesey.  Stop at the longest place name in Europe, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, before the busy market town of Caernarfon where you will visit the imposing medieval Castle, built by Edward the 1st. You will have the afternoon free to explore the town of Llandudno and pick up some gifts for home, before enjoying a final dinner with the group.

Overnight: Llandudno Bay Hotel, Llandudno or similar


Availability

Room Type SingleDouble
May 12$5199.00$5199.00$3909.00$3909.00
Jun 9$5199.00$5199.00$3909.00$3909.00
Jul 7$5199.00$5199.00$3909.00$3909.00
Aug 11$5199.00$5199.00$3909.00$3909.00
Sep 8$5199.00$5199.00$3909.00$3909.00

Prices are per person in Canadian Dollars
EXCLUDES: All lunches, 2 dinners.

Child rate available upon request.

Tour Highlights

  • Small groups for a personal experience - 8 people maximum
  • Cardiff Food and Drink Safari
  • Cardiff Castle
  • St. Fagans National History Museum
  • Dylan Thomas Boathouse
  • St Davids Cathedral & Bishop Palace
  • Welsh Lovespoon Workshop
  • National Library of Wales, National Slate Museum
  • Vale of Rheidol Steam Train
  • Devil’s Bridge Waterfalls
  • Caernarfon Castle
  • Bodnant Welsh Food Centre
  • Farm visit
  • Male voice choir rehearsal

Tour Inclusions

  • Fully escorted in a luxury vehicle with a maximum of 8 customers
  • Services of a professional local driver/guide
  • 7 nights ensuite accommodations
  • Full Welsh breakfast daily
  • 5 evening meals
  • Attractions as noted in the itinerary

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