Easter Exploring the Waterways & Railways of Wales

Easter Exploring the Waterways & Railways of Wales

Spend Easter in the idyllic setting of Llangollen and enjoy the wonderful scenery from the famous Horseshoe Pass.

What better way to spend Easter than in the idyllic setting of Llangollen and the wonderful scenery from the famous Horseshoe Pass? Highlights include the Pontcysyllte aquaduct canal trip, Dee Valley and Llangollen Railway, Port Sunlight and a Mersey river cruise.


At a glance:

  • Mersey boat trip

  • Port Sunlight Village guided tour

  • Rheilfford Llangollen Railway

  • ‘Stream in the Sky’

  • Liverpool

  • Home pick up


This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.

Day 1

Following collection from home, travel to the 3 star Beaufort Park Hotel for the four night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast to be greeted with tea or coffee and Bara Brith.


Day 2

Take a scenic drive along the North Wales coast to Llandudno, North Wales' premier resort. Why not take a stroll along the wide promenade and take in the sea air or enjoy a spot of retail therapy?

B, D

Day 3

This morning, travel around the Wirral coast and on to Liverpool for the chance to spend the morning exploring this fascinating city. Whilst here, enjoy a boat trip on the River Mersey. This afternoon, journey through the Mersey Tunnel to Port Sunlight to visit the Sunlight Vision and a guided tour of Port Sunlight Village.

B, D

Day 4

After breakfast, discover the lovely Welsh scenery, including the spectacular Horseshoe Pass, to the Dee Valley and join the Rheilfford Llangollen Railway for a journey on a nostalgic steam train. Whilst here, take a ride on the 'Stream in the Sky', the Llangollen Canal gliding gently along over the country's biggest navigable viaduct.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast, begin the journey home stopping in Shrewsbury, the county town of Shropshire before returning to East Anglia by early evening where the door to door collection service will be waiting to take you home.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Beaufort Park Hotel


The 3 star Beaufort Park Hotel near Mold is an ideal base from which to explore. The Scandinavian style reception and mezzanine lounge provide an oasis of peace and relaxation.




Ground and first floor rooms only.

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road & Station Road
(Where Duke William Public House Used to Be)
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church
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