The Picturesque 'Heart of Wales'


Departs: Sunday 04 September 2022 - 5 Days



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Tour Code: UK2255
Price: £589.00 Per Person
Single Room Supplement: £40.00 per person
Insurance: £28.15

Overview

This tour covers a variety of places for you to enjoy in the ‘Heart of Wales’. We feature three superb days out taking in some of the best scenery Wales has to offer, from mountain ranges to the coast. We also include a narrow gauge railway ride and a visit to an historic castle.

Your Accommodation:





The Metropole Hotel - 4 Star

Located in the historic spa town of Llandrindod Wells, in the ‘Heart of Wales’ this beautiful town with its Victorian canopied streets make the perfect base for this tour. Hotel facilities include a spacious lounge, an indoor swimming pool, a sauna, steam room, whirlpool and a gym. All of the en-suite bedrooms have TV, telephone, a hairdryer and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel has 2 lifts which serve all floors.



Your Itinerary:



Day 1

From your front door to join the Club Class coach for the drive through the Heart of England to Wales arriving in Llandrindod Wells late afternoon with time to relax before dinner.


Day 2

This morning we begin with a drive to the Elan Valley and the Dams Visitor Centre for a short break. We return to Llandrindod Wells in time to obtain lunch in the town before our afternoon outing. Later on, we visit the National Cycle Museum in Llandrindod Wells and journey through the lanes of cycle history and see bicycles from 1818, such as the Hobby Horse, Boneshakers and Penny Farthings, up to the most modern Carbon Fibre machines of today.


Day 3

We have a full day excursion to Aberystwyth and the Vale of Rheidol Railway. We catch the morning train along the former Great Western line to Devil’s Bridge – this was the last route to operate steam trains for British Rail before private ownership in 1989. A short walk from the terminus brings you to the spectacular Mynach Falls. We take a break at Devil’s Bridge and have time for refreshments before we catch the return train to Aberystwyth.


Day 4

Our day begins with a ride north to Welshpool for a break and chance to explore before we visit the magnificent Powis Castle and Garden, laid out under influence of Italian and French style, the famous garden has original statues, orangery and aviary on the terraces. Perched on a rock above the garden terraces, the medieval castle contains one of the finest collections of paintings and furniture in Wales. Finally, today we take a break in Knighton before passing Glog Hill on our return to the hotel.


Day 5

After breakfast we leave Wales and head for home by way of the cathedral city of Worcester. Late afternoon we arrive in our home areas where we are greeted by our awaiting taxis.


Day 14

Insurance Premiums are renewed from 1st January 2022. If you are making a booking after this date the rate will be revised from that shown in our brochure.


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