Images courtesy of © Crown copyright (2008) Visit Wales. Main Photo Brecon Beacons Mountain Range. Top Row: Reservoir in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Castell Coch, Pen-y-fan. Bottom Row: Caerphilly Castle, Wild Ponies, and View Point in the National Park

Tour 1  SOUTH WALES VALLEYS TOUR

 

Next available tour Saturday 28 April 2018

Shared tour available on Monday, Thursday & Saturday to single travellers, families & small groups

Highlights 

► Brecon Beacons National Park
► Caerphilly Castle Wales' largest castle
► Maen Llai Standing Stone
► Ystradfelltre Village
► Brecon Town in Mid Wales 
► Optional short walk 
► Libanus  
► Taff and Rhymney Valleys 

PRICES GBP*: Adult £48.00 | 60+ & Student £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 £8.50 | Senior Citizen £6.80 | Children & Students £ 5.10|*Family ticket £24.60
* Family ticket admits 2 adults and 3 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 to view Black Mountains, Brecon Beacons and Forest Fawr. east.  Lunch stop at Brecon town.  First stop a tour of Caerphilly Castle, the largest castle and film location for Dr Who. Take a journey through the south Wales valleys, birthplace of Sir Tom Jones, former home of the coal and iron producers. 

►Start time  09:00 hours and return time 17:30 hours approx

►Departs from the outside steps at the National Museum Cardiff.- map 

 

ITINERARY

Facilities include: Cafeteria = C   Restaurants = R    Toilet/Washrooms = T    Gift Shop = G 

 
Guided tour at Wales' largest fortress, Caerphilly Castle, a mighty fortress with the famous leaning tower.  Ample free time to explore the castle, a Dr Who film location! Chargeable entrance fee. Facilities: T & G
 
Take a journey through the former industrial valleys of South Wales where you guide will tell the story of how coal and iron making and how it impacted on the Nation.
 
Late morning enter the Brecon Beacons National Park, a jewel in the crown of the UK's protected landscapes.  Starting at the eastern region stopping at a high view point near the Black Mountains and Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal.  This is a beautiful part of Wales with an abundance of open space for cattle, sheep and wild ponies to graze. Photo stops to capture the beauty and diversity of its stunning rolling hills and lush green valleys. 
 
Lunch stop at Brecon, a traditional Mid Wales market town, positioned on the banks of the River Usk and River Honddu, and sheltered by mountains. There are plenty of lunch options which your guide will be happy to point out to you.  Facilities: C, R, T & G
 
After lunch we travel to the central region to enjoy a short walk to view the Brecon Beacons mountain range (optional) and visit Libanus Visitors Centre.  This is an ideal photo location, with the nearby high peak of Pen-y-Fan, sheep and cattle farms.   Facilities: C & T
 
 
Depart the park around 4:30pm and travel south returning to Cardiff at 17.30 approx.
 
 
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