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3-Day Tour of North Wales £175.00 GPB
~Snowdonia National Park ~Snowdon Mountain Railway ~Devil's Bridge ~Plas Newydd ~LLanberis Pass ~LlanfairPG ~Isle of Anglesey ~South Stack Lighthouse ~Royal Town of Caernarfon ~Caernarfon Castle ~Portmeiron (Fantasy Village) ~Brecon Beacons National Park ~Beddgelert Village Tour Dates: Monday 5-Wed 7 August 2013 Monday 7-Wed 9 October
Additional dates available for groups of 8-min to 15 -max Please contact the office to discuss further
Price £175.00 Includes:
Top of the range Mercedes air-conditioned mini-coach
Service of professional driver and experienced tour guide
Tour starts from the National Museum Cardiff at 8:30am and returns to the National Museum Cardiff at 6:00pm approx.
Extras are accommodation and entrance fees
4-star Accommodation £112.00 (Special rate paid direct to hotel) click to read Sygun Fawr TripAdvisor Reviews
Includes 2-overnights stay in room with en suite facilities, full Welsh breakfast, 1x 4 course dinner & 1x2 course dinner. A warm welcome and spectacular scenery awaits you at this former Welsh Manor House dating from 1644. Built into the hillside, of solid stone, with many exposed walls, oak beams and inglenooks, all add to the traditional character, ambience and atmosphere at Sygun Fawr, ensuring your stay is both enjoyable and restful. The convivial atmosphere and ambience provides a relaxed and informal place to enjoy excellent food using fresh local produce.
Facilities include a conservatory with splendid views of the garden and surrounding mountains, a cosy bar, comfortable television lounge and snug, and the lounge having spectacular views down the Gwynant valley.
Entrance fees are not included Train ticket on Snowdonia Mountain Railway £25.00 Entrance fees an extra £25.00: Plas Newydd, Caernafon Castle & Portmeiron Village
Payment terms: Deposit £100 and balance paid 6-weeks prior to tour departure date
Depart Cardiff at 9am travelling to North Wales. Refreshment stop in the Elan Valley,dramatic dams and reservoirs set amidst the spectacular scenery of the Cambrian mountains. Photo stop at Devils Bridge, the three famous stone bridges stacked on top of each other and spectular Rheidol Falls. Lunch stop on the west coast of Wales, just north of Aberystwyth. After lunch travel to Portmeiron, set on its own tranquil peninsula reaching into the estuary, this Italanate coastal village is surrounded by sub-tropical gardens and woodlands, master-minded by the Welsh architect Sir Clough Williams Ellis. Guided tour and ample free time to explore.
Late afternoon we take the short journey to Snowdonia, a beautiful and mountainous land, carved by glaciers and bathed in mystery, Wales’ first national park and the second biggest in England and Wales. Beddgelert, a picturesque stone-built village with a selection of pubs, shops and tearoom, only ten minutes from our accommodation for the next two nights. Arrive at accommodation at 6pm approx.
Relax and unwind before 4-course dinner served at the hotel
Leisurely pace today starting at 9:30am to the delightful Isle of Anglesey to visit Llanfaipwllgwyngyllgogercchwyrndrobwllantysiliogogogoch, the famous town with the longest places name in Wales, (translates to ‘St Mary’s Church in the hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio near the red cave). We visit the world famous railway station and take photographs also time to buy some souvenirs. Next stop is Plas Newydd, the ancestral home of the marquesses of Anglesey. Photo stop South Stack lighthouse where views on the cliffs are stupendous. After lunch we cross over the Menai Strait and return to the mainland to visit the Royal Town of Caernarfon and Castle, one of north Wales' finest walled medieval towns. Tour of the castle and free time in the town.
Return to hotel late afternoon. Dinner at hotel.
After breakfast check out of our hotel and travel to Llanberis Pass, popular area for hikers and rock climbers, to take a train journey on the famous Snowdon Mountain Railway. The train chugs its way 1085 metres to the summit of Snowdon, to the ‘top of the world’ where you can breathe in the clean air and breathtaking views from Hafod Eiyri at the very summit of Mount Snowdon. At the top you have got time for photos, enjoy a cup of tea or beer at the summit cafe, and even send a postcard franked with the distinctive Snowdon postmark. Lunch taken at Betws-y-Coed, a picture postcard setting of a bustling little stone village, with riverbanks and historic bridges. After lunch start our journey to Cardiff arriving at approximately 6pm
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