Wales | Regional Discovery - 8 days

Discover Wales over 8 days as you make your way across rugged mountains and coastlines, stunning National Parks and lands inhabited for 29,000 years. A small country with a lot to offer, Wales boasts protected landscapes of natural beauty.

Highlights and Inclusions

  • 7 nights in charming 4 and 5 star hotels and a hotel on the National Trust.
  • Guided tour of Cardiff and Tenby.
  • Visit the Brecon Beacons, Pembrokeshire Coast and Snowdonia National Parks.
  • Visit Llechwedd Slate Caverns and the Sgwd Henrhyd waterfall.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Listed landscape of Blaenavon.
  • Boat excursions to Caldey Island and Skomer Island.
  • Train ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway and Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway.
  • Explore incredible rugged coastlines known for wildlife such as puffin, seal and dolphin.
  • Discover amazing castles such as Cardiff, Caerphilly, Manorbier, Caernarfon and Beaumaris.
  • Visit charming villages including Tenby, St Davids, Aberaeron, Portmeirion, Porthmadog and Holyhead.
  • Visit the oldest distillery and oldest pub in Wales and the smallest house in Britain.
  • Visit the Royal Mint, Big Pit Museum, St Fagan’s Natural History Museum, Plas Newydd House and Trefriw woollen mills.
  • Deluxe VIP transfers as required.

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Day: 1 Cardiff

Discover Wales, a small country boasting protected landscapes of natural beauty. Discover rugged mountains and coastlines, stunning National Parks and lands inhabited for 29,000 years. On arrival, freshen up for an afternoon sightseeing to cover the main attractions including Cardiff Bay, the Cardiff Castle, Llandaff Cathedral, St Fagan’s National History Museum, the Royal Mint and Caerphilly Castle.

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Day: 2 Cardiff – Blaenavon – Abergavenny – Brecon Beacons – Cardiff

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Enjoy an excursion to the UNESCO World Heritage listed industrial landscape of Blaenavon. Visit the Big Pit National Museum and Blaenavon Ironworks. Stop in the delightful Abergavenny for lunch and a drink in Wales’ oldest pub dating to the 1100’s, before continuing to the beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park with underground caves and waterfalls. Finish with a visit to Wales’ oldest distillery for a tasting.

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Day: 3 Cardiff – Tenby – St Davids

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Visit Tenby, a seaside town with 13th century medieval town walls and beautiful sandy beaches. The town boasts 372 listed historic buildings. Enjoy a guided walk of the main sites including the Tudor Merchant’s House, Tenby Castle, Castle Hill and Manorbier Castle. Visit the tidal island of St Catherine’s and take a boat ride to Caldey Island for its catholic monastery dating over 1000 years. Continue to St Davids, the smallest city in the world.

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Day: 4 St Davids – Skomer Island – Aberaeron – Aberystwyth

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Explore the beautiful Pembrokeshire Coast National Park which contains stunning coastal walks, beaches and amazing wildlife. Take a boat to Skomer Island for the puffin colony before visiting the charming Georgian Port town of Aberaeron, en route to Aberystwyth.

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Day: 5 Aberystwyth – Portmeirion – Porthmadog – Llandudno

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Enjoy the morning to stroll along the delightful harbour or ride the Vale of Rheidol steam railway before visiting the Italianate village of Portmeirion and the historic maritime Port of Porthmadog. Continuing to your amazing historic hotel of the National Trust in Llandudno. Enjoy the rest of the day absorbing the property set on 200 acres with spectacular views of Snowdonia.

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Day: 6 Llandudno – Caernarfon – Snowdonia – Trefriw – Llandudno

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Visit Caernarfon Castle before venturing into Snowdonia National Park to board the Snowdon Mountain Railway to the summit, the highest in Wales and England. Afterward, visit the Llechwedd Slate Caverns and stop in Trefriw for its woollen mills where craftspeople have been hand-spinning for 150 years.

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Day: 7 Llandudno – Anglesey Island – Conwy – Llandudno

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Today explore Anglesey Island. Cross the Menai Suspension Bridge toward Edward the 1st Beaumaris Castle, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Listed site. Continue to Lligwy Beach known for seal and dolphin sightings and voted amongst the top 10 picnic spots in Britain. Visit Amlwch to learn about its role as an important copper mine and port before arriving in Holyhead with Roman fortifications, great shopping and stunning views beyond the South Stack Lighthouse. Passing through the capital Llangefni, visit the more stunning coastal views toward Llanddwyn Island before stopping at Plas Newydd House and Gardens for a visit. Return to Llandudno via the small fishing village of Conwy to marvel at the smallest house in Britain.

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Day: 8 Llandudno

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Stay to relax in the region, continue to neighbouring areas for another regional discovery or return to London for your ongoing journey.

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