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The Wonders of Wales in a Nutshell 2022

The Wonders of Wales in a Nutshell 2022

Discover a kingdom of dramatic landscapes, thrilling mountain scenery and fascinating ancient culture on this incredible Grand Tour of Wales.

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TWO CENTRE TOUR EXPLORING NORTH & SOUTH WALES

 

Discover a kingdom of dramatic landscapes, thrilling mountain scenery and fascinating ancient culture on this incredible Grand Tour of Wales. Uncover this remote but wonderful corner of the UK from onboard our comfortable coach and enjoy half board stays in Llanberis and Carmarthen.

 

Includes

Return coach travel

6 nights half board

Porterage at both hotels

Welcome drinks on arrival at both hotels

Hotel entertainment

Free use of the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel’s leisure facilities

Admission into Portmeirion

Journey on the Ffestiniog Railway

Guided tour of Picton Castle & Gardens

Guided tour of the Gower with a Cream Tea at the Gower Heritage Centre

Excursions to Llandudno, Barmouth, Mumbles & Tenby

Free time in Llanberis

 

Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service, please call 0115 9770 080 to place your booking.

MONDAY

We cross the Welsh border to enjoy a leisurely stop in Llandudno before continuing to our hotel in Llanberis. On arrival we will have a welcome tea or coffee and entertainment will be provided each evening.

TUESDAY

After breakfast we visit Portmeirion with admission included into this unique village. Situated on a private peninsula overlooking stunning coastal scenery, this Italian style village was built by Sir Clough Williams?Ellis and is now one of Wales' most popular tourist destinations. This afternoon we travel to Porthmadog where we have arranged a journey on the Ffestiniog Railway to Blaenau Ffestiniog. Travelling through the glorious Snowdonia National Park, experience the magnificent scenery in comfort whilst savouring the romance of gleaming steam engines and carriages!

WEDNESDAY

Enjoy a day at leisure in Llanberis, sitting at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in England and Wales. The base station for the railway to ascend it heights, is a stone throw from our hotel. This evening a glass of wine is included with dinner!

THURSDAY

This morning we visit the charming seaside resort of Barmouth, one of the most beautiful locations in Wales! Later, we take you to our hotel in Carmarthen. On arrival there will be tea and coffee waiting for us before dinner and during our stay there will be an evening of entertainment. Guests can also enjoy free use of the hotel's leisure facilities, which include a sauna.

FRIDAY

This morning we visit Picton Castle & Gardens for a guided tour. Built in the 13th Century and set in 40?acres of magnificent woodland and walled gardens, it has one of the largest collections of cultivated plants in West Wales, where exotic species co?exist with native flora. This afternoon we travel to Tenby, a delightful little harbour town and seaside resort for some free time to explore.

SATURDAY

After breakfast we travel to cosmopolitan Mumbles, famous as the birthplace of Dylan Thomas and home to a broad range of quirky shops and a Grade II listed pier. From here, we continue the short distance to the Gower Heritage Centre. Here, our group will be joined by a knowledgeable guide, for a tour of the Gower Peninsula - via our coach! Afterwards, we will return to the centre to enjoy a traditional cream tea.

SUNDAY

We retrace our footsteps home with comfort stops along the way.

Royal Victoria Hotel ***, Llanberis

(3 nights)

 

 

At the foot of Mount Snowdon, the Royal Victoria Hotel offers comfortable rooms that feature home comforts including hair dryers and tea and coffee making facilities.

 

Ivy Bush Royal Hotel ***, Carmarthen

(3 nights)

 

Located on a spectacular position at the gateway to West Wales, the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel blends its old-world charm with modern facilities.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

 

 

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Heanor Market Place Heanor Market Place, Wilmott Street Surcharge £10p
(Market Square side) DE75 7EG
Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd Ilkeston, Wharncliffe Rd, Surcharge £10pp
outside CO-OP DE7 5GF
Lay-by opp flying Horse Bus Lay by, outside the Flying Horse,
Little Shaw Ln, Markfield, LE67 9PP
Loughborough Ashby Rd Loughborough Ashby Rd Services
LE11 3QU
Ripley, Market Place Ripley, Market Place, Surcharge £10pp
Express Stand DE5 3FJ
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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