Combine the best of the north and south of Wales, striking the perfect balance between excursions and free time.
Combine the best of the north and south of Wales, striking the perfect balance between excursions and free time. Staying at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen initially to explore South Wales, move on to the Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold to discover the north of Wales.
At a glance:
Picton Castle and Woodland Garden
Puffin Island boat trip
Pontcysyllte aqueduct canal trip
St. Davids and St Brides Bay
Mumbles and the Gower Peninsula
Isle of Anglesey
Home pick up
This holiday includes Sapphire Star travel.
Following collection from home, depart East Anglia and travel to Carmarthen arriving late in the afternoon at the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel for the four night dinner, bed and breakfast stay. Enjoy two evenings of entertainment whilst here.D
After breakfast, travel west to the popular holiday resort of Tenby. With the old town walls, interesting little side streets and alleyways to explore and superb beaches, Tenby is South West Wales' main holiday resort and is always a pleasant place to visit. There is time to purchase lunch in Tenby before heading to Picton Castle and Woodland Garden. Regarded as Pembrokeshire's finest stately home and gardens, Picton is situated close to the estuary of the Cleddau. There are 40 acres of the most beautiful gardens and grounds in West Wales.B, D
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and a free day to explore Carmarthen.B, D
Travel to St. Brides Bay and Newgale Sands to the magical place of St. David's, birthplace to the patron saint of Wales. St. David's has a beautiful cathedral, the smallest in Great Britain, well worth a visit. From St. David's head around the Preseli Mountains back to the hotel.B, D
After breakfast begin the journey to the Beaufort Park Hotel in North Wales for the three night stay with dinner, bed and breakfast. There will be a stop on the way to purchase lunch, arriving at the second destination in the afternoon.B, D
This morning after an early start, head for time in Llanberis, in the shadow of Mount Snowdon. After a break, head for the bridge over the Menai Strait and continue to Beaumaris, a delightful village on the shore of the Isle of Anglesey. Purchase lunch here before the afternoon boat trip to Puffin Island with wildlife and seal colonies.B, D
Today's excursion takes in lovely Welsh scenery, including the spectacular Horseshoe Pass, to the Dee Valley to join the Rheilfford Llangollen Railway for a journey on a nostalgic steam train and also a ride on the 'Stream in the Sky' - the Llangollen Canal - gliding gently along over the country's biggest navigable viaduct.B, D
After breakfast, begin the journey home to arrive back in East Anglia where the door to door collection service will be waiting to return you home.B
B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included
Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen
The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel is within walking distance of Carmarthen town centre. This hotel was once a favourite retreat for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton.
This hotel has a lift.
Beaufort Park Hotel, Mold
The Beaufort Park Hotel is situated near the market town of Mold and is an ideal base for the northern part of the tour.
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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.
|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, |
|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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