Taste of Wales 9 Day/8 Night Coach Tour

Experience the peaceful ambience of small villages in Wales.  Wales has its own language, its own Prince, and some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain. British travel writers extol visits to its strongly fortified castles, reminders of the time when English kings had to protect their western flank from the fiery Welsh. 

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TASTE OF WALES 9 Days / 8 Nights

  • Stroll around Tenby with a local guide who will recount humorous tales of the seaside town, which dates back to the Middle Ages.
  • See a demonstration of wooden Lovespoon carving, a traditional Welsh symbol of love and courtship.
  • Try traditional Welsh foods at Bodnant Welsh Food Centre.


Tour begins 2:00 PM, Chester hotel. Chester is about 30 miles (50km) from Manchester Airport, you’ll need to arrange a transfer. Set out on a walking tour to see medieval streets with lovely half-timbered houses and shops. Walk along part of the city walls and view Roman ruins. Also visit Chester Cathedral, which dates back to 660 AD. Enjoy a welcome drink with your group before dinner.(D)

Cross into Wales and travel across the scenic Horseshoe Pass. Immerse yourself in farm life as you watch trained dogs herding sheep. Stop for photos of 13th century St. Asaph’s Cathedral. In Conwy, a town dominated by its huge castle, take a walk around the narrow streets and see Britain’s smallest house. Drive to Caernarfon for some free time before dinner.(B, D)

Take a tram ride in the seaside town of Llandudno. Have lunch at the Bodnant Welsh Food Centre, a showcase for the best of Welsh food. Choose among the fresh, seasonal handmade food and drink from local artisan producers. Tour the National Slate Museum, which relates the tough working conditions of this region’s slate industry, developed in Victorian times. Enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B, L, D)

Experience the magnificent Welsh coastline. Visit the mighty Harlech Castle, one of the “Iron Ring Castles” that were built along the coast by the English in the 13th century. Browse the attractive Georgian town of Aberaeron. Continue to picturesque Tenby, featuring a harbor, castle ruins and defensive town walls. After dinner, join a local guide for a walk to hear tales and traditions associated with Tenby.(B, D)

Drive around scenic Pembrokeshire, a region of gentle rolling hills and indented coastline. Watch the ancient Welsh tradition of carving at the Lovespoon Workshop. Tour the imposing Pembroke Castle, a 12th century fortress, to explore the labyrinth of passageways and towers. Head to the magnificent St David’s Cathedral before returning to Tenby for a free evening.

Journey to Mumbles, taking in the views of Three Cliffs Bay along the way. Spend free time exploring the shops and sites of Mumbles. At Penderyn Distillery see the process of whisky production and sample the finished product. Head to Cardiff for a guided tour of Cardiff Castle followed by an unforgettable evening of Welsh hospitality at a traditional banquet with entertainment. (B, D)

Visit St Fagans National Museum of History, an open air museum on the grounds of St Fagans Castle. After a tour of Cardiff Bay the afternoon and evening are free for independent activities.(B)

Marvel at the wonder that is Stonehenge, one of Britain's most important prehistoric monuments. Continue on for a visit to Windsor Castle, the official residence of The Queen and the largest inhabited castle in the world. In the evening join your fellow travelers for a drink followed by a farewell dinner.(B, D)

Your tour ends after breakfast (B)

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B: Breakfast; D: Dinner
Tour Includes:
When we book your flights together with a coach tour, we include complimentary group transfers on the starting and ending date of tours at times specified on each itinerary-a $30 per person fee applies to land only bookings.

Tour Includes:

  • Sightseeing by luxury coach
  • Professional tour director
  • Full daily breakfasts (except Day 1)
  • Welcome get-together drink
  • Audio headsets
  • Free Wi-Fi on coaches
  • Deluxe documents wallet and backpack
  • All local taxes, hotel service charges & porterage for one suitcase per person

    Trip Highlights:

    • • Cardiff Castle • Chester Cathedral • Harlech Castle • Pembroke Castle • Penderyn Distillery • St David’s Cathedral • St Fagans National Museum of History • Snowdonia Tour • Stonehenge • Windsor Castle
    • 8 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L), 6 dinners (D) including a lively Welsh evening of traditional foods and entertainment in Cardiff Castle.


Hallmark Hotel The Queen, Chester (1 night)
Celtic Royal Hotel Caernarfon (2 nights)
Fourcroft Hotel Tenby (2 nights)
Clayton Hotel Cardiff (2 nights)
MGallery Castle Hotel Windsor (1 night)

Price per person sharing a twin or triple room. ONLY ONE TRIPLE ROOM IS AVAILABLE PER DEPARTURE - BOOK EARLY. Save 10% per person on coach land tour prices if you are 8 & under 17 and traveling with at least one full fare paying passenger. Airfare is available from many cities.

9 days Manchester to London    
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