Castles, Coast and Celts Small Group Tour

Enjoy luxurious stays around the country, and learn about the culture and everyday life of this fascinating country! World Heritages sites, rugged coast, magnificent castles and steam trains puffing through breathtaking scenery – there really is something for everyone!

Includes:

  • 7 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast in high end hotels
  • Fully escorted tour with maximum of 12 people per tour
  • Travelling in luxury vehicle
  • Tourist excursions and key tourist visits as noted in the itinerary 

We can also include additional services as required, such as:

  • Extended tours in Wales - see more of the country before/after this tour 
  • Any other services you may require 

Please note: This tour is also available privatley, so if you are interested in booking for you and your group then get in touch .

Day 1 - Sunday: Arrival in Cardiff
Today arrive in Cardiff and discover the capital of Wales. Enjoy a welcome dinner in your hotel tonight with a chance to meet the group.
Overnight: Jolyons @ Number 10 Hotel or similar

Day 2 - Monday: Cardiff
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 Hotel or similar

Day 3 - Tuesday: Laugharne & Tenby
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 or similar

Day 4 - Wednesday: St. Davids & Cardigan Bay
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 or similar

Day 5 - Thursday: Aberystwyth & Devil’s Bridge
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 or similar 

Day 6 - Friday: Snowdonia
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 or similar

Day 7 - Saturday: Angelsey & Caernarfon
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 or similar

Day 8 - Sunday: Departure
Today you will depart for your return journey home or onward journey. Transfers can be arranged to Manchester, Cardiff or London.

Highlights

  • Explore Cardiff
  • Small groups for a personal service
  • Expert local guide
  • 2017 Tour departures:

    Sunday, May 7, 2017 
    Sunday, June 4, 2017
    Sunday, July 2, 2017
    Sunday, August 6, 2017
    Sunday, September 3, 2017

Route

  1. Cardiff
  2. Tenby
  3. Aberystwyth
  4. Tregaron
  5. Snowdonia National Park
  6. Anglesey
  7. Caernarfon
  8. Llandudno