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Available all year round for Private Group 8+ only
Available for everyone from 1 February until November 2016 on Monday & Thursday (+Saturday dates).
13/5/16 Due to ongoing industrial action at Big Pit Coalmine, the Saturday Wales Border Explorer tour will change to the South Wales Valleys tour until further notice.
► Brecon Beacons National Park ► Caerphilly Castle Wales' largest castle ► Castell Coch (English translation - The Red Castle) ► Brecon Town in Mid Wales ► Optional short walk ► Libanus Visitors' Centre ► Taff & Rhymney Valleys PRICES GBP*: Adult £48.00 | Over 60s & Students £43.00 | Child £28.00 (5 years & under 16 years)
Price Includes ►Top of the range Mercedes air-conditioned mini-coach ►Professional driver ►Local guide
Not Included ►Lunch and refreshments ►Entrance fee to Caerphilly Castle: Adult £5.50 | *Concession 4.10 | **Family ticket £16.50 *Concession ticket admits 1 x senior 60 and over, or 1x student or 1x child under 16 years ** Family ticket admits 2 adults and all children under 16 years
Tour summary: The tour travels as far north as Mid Wales for a sightseeing tour of the Brecon Beacons National Park, visiting the Central region of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains to the east. Lunch stop at Brecon town. Starting first with a photo stop and exterior tour of Castell Coch, a medieval castle and the former hunting lodge of the Marquis of Bute, followed by a journey through ancient woodland to the Mountain Road to enter the town of Caerphilly. At the town enjoy a guided tour at Wales' largest castle (film location for Dr Who) and a tower that out leans Pisa.
►Start time 09:00 hours and return time 17:30 hours approx
►Departs from the outside steps at the National Museum Cardiff.- map
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