Using Cardiff as your base, enjoy a day adventure to the Brecon Beacons or other nearby location. If you have more time, take advantage of our longer discovery tours of Wales.RAIL TOUR TO CARDIFF FROM LONDON - Take the train from city-center London Paddington to Cardiff Central in just over 2 hours hours. Once there, join a hop on hop off city sightseeing tour (April-Oct only), followed by a return train trip to London . The Capital of Wales - home to the Millenium Stadium, Welsh National Museum and Cardiff Castle. The dynamic waterfront developments in Cardiff Bay has many exiting places to explore, such as the Wales Millenium Centre with its year round program of world-class performances. Did you know that the National Museum & Gallery has the largest collection of Impressionist art outside of Paris?
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Dr Who Experience from London: Depart London's Paddington station by train, arriving 2 hours later in Cardiff Central. Visit the Doctor Who Experience, and return by train from Cardiff to London. operates daily except Monday-Tuesday. $200 USD per person. Note: unescorted: 15 minute bus or taxi from Cardiff station to Dr Who not included in the price.
Adult $125; Child 5-16 $85 (does not include entrance fees)
MON & THU SOUTH WALES VALLEYS
Sightseeing tour of the Brecon Beacons National Park, visiting the Central region of the Brecon Beacons and Black Mountains to the east. Lunch stop at Brecon town. Starting first with a photo stop and exterior tour of Castell Coch, a medieval castle and the former hunting lodge of the Marquis of Bute, followed by a journey through ancient woodland to the Mountain Road to enter the town of Caerphilly. At the town enjoy a guided tour at Wales' largest castle (film location for Dr Who) and a tower that out leans Pisa.
TUES & FRI WYE VALLEY
Wye Valley Your tour travels east to Wales' only land border starting with Caerleon town where historians say the extent of Roman remains in the town is impressive: Amphitheatre, Roman Baths and Roman Museum. Enjoy scenic Welsh countryside from rolling lush hills to green valleys, quaint villages, farms and livestock. The Wye Valley, awarded an Area of Outstanding National Beauty offering the most perfect setting for Tintern Abbey and Chepstow Castle, film location for the 50th anniversary of Dr Who. At Chepstow take an optional short walk across the Regency Cast Iron bridge to visit England on the opposite side.
WED & SUN GOWER EXPLORER
Travels west to Swansea, Wales's second largest city to visit the marina and the National Waterfront Museum. Views of Swansea Bay vast expanse of golden sands, and Mumbles village with Victorian Pier and lighthouse. The Gower Peninsular has an abundance of beaches and coves, and the tour explores the south region first starting at Langland Bay. Take a coastal walk to the next bay (Caswell) or if you prefer to relax at Langland and return to your mini-coach to travel to Caswell. Rhossili Bay is located on the southern point of the Peninsula stunning beach with long stretches of golden sand, a wonderful coastal path, and Worms Head, a stone causeway shaped like a large sea-serpent. Lunch stop and free time. Mid afternoon visit the north region of the Peninsula stop at Cefn Bryn with expanses of moorland and the magically Arthur's Stone.
|Speak some Welsh:
River : afon
Wood : coed
Church : llan
Pass : bwlch
Valley : cwm
Small : bach
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