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Join this five-day tour to explore the highlights of Wales. Absorb stunning scenery in National Parks, marvel at some of Wales' most historic castles, and visit Cardiff, St Davids, the Big Pit National Coal Museum and much more.
About this activity
Duration 5 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Marvel at the history of some of the most magnificent castles in Wales
  • Spend time exploring Cardiff and visit St Davids
  • Absorb beautiful scenery in the Brecon Beacons, Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire Coast
  • Discover Welsh industrial history at the Big Pit National Coal Museum
  • Travel as part of a small-group tour, starting and finishing in London
Full description
Day One:

Leave London and head towards the beautiful countryside of the Cotswolds, famous for its rolling hills and sheep farming scenes. Stop in at Burford, a quaint market town. Cross the border into Wales and stop at Skenfrith Castle for lunch and marvel at the medieval architecture. Head to the Big Pit National Coal Museum to learn about Wales’ industrial past.

Day Two:

Absorb the beautiful scenery of Brecon Beacons as you travel to Carreg Cennen Castle. Next, head to Dinefwr, a magnificent estate with a Welsh Castle and Country House. Wander through the grounds and have a traditional Welsh lunch. Next, head to Elan Valley to see impressive dams and beautiful wilderness. Continue to Devil’s Bridge, before descending into the picturesque seaside town of Aberystwyth, where you will spend the next two nights.

Day Three:

Head towards North Wales, traveling through the stunning scenery of Snowdonia National Park. Stop at the picturesque village of Beddgelert. Next, head to the coast to visit Harlech Castle. Explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site and have lunch with seascape views. Travel back to Aberystwyth, walk along the seafront, check out the castle, or ascend Constitution Hill for some panoramic views of the town.

Day Four:

Explore the south-westernmost corner of Wales, traveling along the Pembrokeshire coast towards the harbor town of New Quay. Continue south to Abercastle to visit a working Welsh woollen mill or take a countryside stroll. Head to St Davids, the home of Wales' patron Saint, to visit the magnificent cathedral. Stop at Pembroke, dominated by its castle,  one of the largest and most important in Anglo-Welsh history.

Day Five:

Head straight to Cardiff to visit both the new and historic parts of this cosmopolitan city, including Cardiff Castle, the modern Cardiff Bay area and the National Museum of Wales. After lunch, head to Caerleon, the only Roman fortress in Wales, to see an amphitheatre, museum, barracks and Roman Bath complex. Move on to Avebury, home to the largest stone circle in the world. At this iconic neolithic site, get up close to the stones and even touch them. Finally, return to London.
Includes
  • Services of tour leader
  • Full minibus transportation
  • 4 nights en-suite accommodation
  • Breakfast each morning
What’s Not Included
  • Entry to attractions
  • Meals

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Maximum of 16 participants per tour
• Please bring suitable clothing for various types of weather
• Tour starts and finishes in London
• Option to leave the tour in Cardiff
• Children must be aged 10 and above
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Organized by

Go Tours Ltd

Product ID: 184871