Historical and Cultural Tours of Wales

Be it a city break or a country holiday, Wales’ rich and diverse history makes it an excellent choice for a getaway! Our carefully planned itineraries are created by experts who want to show you the proud and varied history of our country. Whether you are interested in visiting the ruins of our unique medieval castles, learning about our ancient mythological sites, or enjoying the museums that detail how Wales has adapted in to the metropolis we know today, we’re sure there’s something for you. Our Historical Tours will guide you through Wales’ beautiful and ever-changing landscape, with plenty of time for you to visit the historical gems that define what it is to be Welsh. With so much to see and do, let us do the organising for you so you’re sure not to miss out on something fantastic!

Brecon Beacons Day Trip

This private day trip takes in all the beauty and sites of the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park in South Wales. Explore the history of mining in the area, visit some quintessential Welsh towns and sample one of South Wales' greatest exports - whisky! Enjoy all this whilst surrounded by spectacular landscapes of green, rolling hills, dramatic towering mountains and views over the countryside stretching as far as the eye can see. This day trip is completely driver-guided so sit back and relax whilst you take in the majesty of this beautiful part of the world.   Included: Professional, local driver-guide for the day  Distillery tour We can also include additional services as required, such as: Accommodation Activity/Attraction entrance  Any other services you may require 

Castle Stay - Château Rhianfa

Two nights of luxury...enjoy being pampered in this beautiful 9th-century French-style château, you deserve it.  With exquisite food, huge, pristine rooms and amazing views of Snowdonia National Park this is a real treat. The Château is situated on the beautiful island of Anglesey, connected to North Wales by two bridges. A breath-taking area of natural beauty, you can explore the sights of the island when you are not being spoiled at the Château. Visit an internationally renowned salt company and the small island of Llanddwyn that is truly magical. Once you are completely relaxed, why not visit Snowdonia National Park on your way home?   Includes: 2 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Transfers Activity/ Attraction entrance  Guiding services  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information. 

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Castle Stay - Glandyfi Castle

Enjoy being treated like royalty at this splendid, luxury boutique hotel. With all its original turrets and many of its original features inside, you will feel like a true King or Queen of time gone by. The castle was built in 1820 and has been lovingly restored to keep as much originality as possible.  Situated in a small hamlet between Machynlleth and Aberystwyth, the surroundings are stunning and with world-class food, beautiful grounds and excellent rooms - this place is a real treat. When you are not being pampered at the castle, why not explore the local area? Visit the historical town of Machynlleth, the bustling university town of Aberystwyth where you can enjoy a delicious afternoon tea at Nanteos Mansion – a beautiful Georgian country house surrounded by gorgeous countryside.      Includes: 2 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Transfers Activity/ Attraction entrance  Guiding services  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information.      Please note: Price is for 2 night stay. Please select the date you wish to arrive.

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Castles and Cruises

Enter the mysterious and legendary land of Wales with a short drive across the island of Anglesey (within a stonesthrow of the marital home of Prince William and Kate) before navigating to the mighty town of Caernarfon. Its sheer scale and commanding presence sets it apart and to this day, still trumpets the intention of its commissioner, Edward I. Begun in 1283 as the definitive chapter in his conquest of Wales, Caernarfon was constructed not only as a military stronghold but also as a seat of government and royal palace. After Caernarfon, you will journey into the Snowdonia National Park using carefully selected routes and taking you well and truly off the beaten track to viewpoints of wonder. No trip to North Wales would be complete without a stop at the pretty village of Betws-Y-Coed, right in the centre of Snowdonia National Park. We will visit another of Edward I’s Iron Ring in Conwy next, the famous walled town, before making a stop at one of the longest town names in the world for a picture with its famous railway station, the town of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch!   Includes: Transfers from Holyhead port  Small group tour  Local professional guide  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Accommodation Extended tours Wales - add one of our other itineraries onto your day trip  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information.   

Castles of Wales

Kickstart your castle tour in the bustling capital Cardiff, where Cardiff castle stands proud in the centre. Your castle adventure continues on to spend some time at a variety of iconic and fascinating castles from many eras of history and all positioned in spectacular settings.  What better way to enjoy Wales' castles than to stay in one! Enjoy the luxury of Glandyfi Castle near Machynlleth, which has been expertly restored as close to the original as possible. With stunning views and luxurious rooms you will really feel like a king or queen of time gone by, a real experience. Another night you can spend in Castell Deudraeth, Porthmadog an impressive Victorian restoration project that really stands tall among the beautiful landscape. As well as castles you will get a chance to see some stunning scenery of rolling hills, babbling rivers, awe-inspiring coastlines, perfect gardens and picturesque towns and villages.  This tour is real treat for the castle-lover or anyone looking to explore the very best of Wales.   Includes: 9 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast  One luxurious castle stay (within the 9 nights) We can also include additional services as required, such as: Transfers Activity/ Attraction entrance  Guiding services  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information. 

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Cultural Wales

This tour will give you a real flavour of life in Wales, including the language, industry and landscape throughout its history. Get a taste for Welsh life, and visit ancient sites, national parks and National museums. Spend time in its modern capital, and key towns and cities throughout the country. Includes: 9 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast  We can also include and additional services as required, such as: Transfers Activity/ Attraction entrance  Guiding services  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information.   

Historical South Wales

In Wales, history is everywhere! This enlightening week-long visit takes you to a whole host of fascinating historical landmarks in South Wales.  Parts of this tour are led by local, informative guides meaning you have the opportunity to learn absolutely everything about the area from the experts! In Monmouth and the surrounding area, your guide will show you Monnow Bridge; a rare mediaeval fortified river bridge, Shire Hall and Tŷ Ebbw Fach - the impressive Guardian Six Bells.  The tour visits many many more sights of historical interest including one of the most important settlements in the Roman Empire, the most complete amphitheatre in Britain, the fortress baths and the only Roman Legionary barracks still on view anywhere in Europe.  Wales has an unprecedented amount of castles! We are very proud of the constant restoration and preservation work that goes on to keep these amazing structures in a good condition without changing any of the history they hold. You will have the opportunity to explore a whole host of fascinating Welsh Castles - the heart of this historical adventure. Even if you don't think history is your 'thing' this tour is suitable for anybody - with a chance for some walking, visiting iconic welsh towns, enjoy spectacular scenery and indulging in local cuisine take some time to see the joys of the beautiful area. Includes: 6 nights accommodation with a full Welsh breakfast  We can also include additional services as required, such as: Transfers Activity/ Attraction entrance  Guiding services  Any other services you may require  Please contact us for more information.