The Wonders of Wales

8 day small group tour - no more than 16 on board-Brecon Beacons, Conwy & Snowdonia

Come to Wales where mountains are shrouded in mist, and ancient legends blend with modern facts to produce a deep national pride worth singing about. On our small group Welsh tour, you'll learn about Wales, which remains faithful to its Celtic roots. Appreciate Welsh history, culture and language. But most of all, marvel at its spectacular scenery. This is the best tour of Wales!

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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS / UP TO 18 GUESTS

wALES MAPOn this captivating journey through deep green valleys, past snow-dusted mountains and along an unforgettable coastline, we’ll go high and low in search of Wales’ most iconic sights. Join us as we walk the ancient lands of Celts and Romans, immersing ourselves in age-old local traditions as we go.

THE LYNOTT DIFFERENCE 

  •  Indulge in a traditional afternoon tea served in glorious surroundings
  •  Embark on a steam train ride through the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia National Park
  •  Stay in the enchanting Italianate style village of Portmeirion – an architectural marvel

DAY 1 CARDIFF
We'll meet in Cardiff, the capital of Wales for a welcome dinner. Accommodation: Jurys Inn City Centre (or similar) (D)

DAY2 - BRECON BEACONS
Following a hearty breakfast at our hotel, we’ll set off in search of the Wales of old. Our first stop? St Fagans National Museum of History, Wales’ most popular heritage attraction. Continuing our journey, we’ll venture through the dramatic Welsh Valleys to Brecon Beacons National Park, stopping at the 13th-century Caerphilly Castle along the way. This evening, another delicious group dinner awaits us at our hotel. Accommodation: The Bear Hotel at Crickhowell (or similar) (B,D)

DAY 3 BRECON BEACONS – LLANGOLLEN – NORTH WALES
Today’s itinerary will take us further north along the border regions of Mid Wales to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: the longest and highest structure of its kind (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site). We’ll have the opportunity to visit the mesmerising Valle Crucis Abbey before pausing for an afternoon tea together at a charming local tearoom. Upon our arrival along the rugged North Welsh Coast, we’ll have the evening to spend at our leisure. Accommodation: St Georges Hotel (or similar)(B)

Accommodation: St Georges Hotel (or similar)

Wales car tourDAY 4 NORTH WALES
After an eventful few days, today you’ll have plenty of free time to explore the nearby towns of Llandudno and Conwy. What you do is up to you – but we recommend visiting the imposing Conwy Castle and taking a look at the medieval town walls. Later, you could uncover the self-proclaimed “smallest house in Great Britain” along the picturesque Quay – which also plays host to an abundance of cozy cafes and traditional pubs perfect for spending a relaxing afternoon. (B)

Accommodation: St Georges Hotel (or similar)

DAY 5 NORTH WALES – NANT GWRTHEYRN – PORTMEIRION
Today we’ll be whisked away to the village with the longest place name in Europe – Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch – before moving on to the fascinating Llanberis Slate Mine. After that, it’s onwards to the Welsh Language Heritage Centre in Nant Gwrtheyrn – where we’ll flex our language skills with a lesson in tongue-twisting Welsh pronunciation. There will be plenty of time to practice your new-found skills over dinner in Portmeirion tonight! (B,D)

Accommodation: Hotel Portmeirion (or similar)

DAY 6 PORTMEIRION – FFESTINIOG RAILWAY – PEMBROKESHIRE
Today we’ll take in the breathtaking landscapes of Snowdonia National Park in comfort and style as we enjoy a steam train ride along the historic Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway. The oldest independent railway company in the world - gaze upon the lush green pastures, glittering lakes, magnificent forests and rushing waterfalls of the national park as we travel around horseshoe bends, through mountain tunnels and cruise along cliff edges.We’ll then hit the road to Pembrokeshire. (B)

Accommodation: Hammet House (or similar)

DAY 7 PEMBROKESHIRE – TENBY – PEMBROKESHIRE
This morning, we'll set a course for the picture-perfect fishing village of Tenby. Perched on a headland and surrounded by Norman-built walls - we'll have plenty of time to explore the medieval village streets and array of cafes and stores at our own pace. Upon returning to Pembrokeshire, enjoy some leisure time before we don our best outfits for tonight's final group dinner. Here's to an incredible journey!(B,D)

Accommodation: Hammet House (or similar)

Wales car tourDAY 8 PEMBROKESHIRE – ST DAVID’S HEAD – CARDIFF
Back to Cardiff we go! From Pembrokeshire, we’ll make the scenic drive along Wales’ west coast, stopping off at St David’s Head (a dramatic headland that’s famous for its wildflowers). When we reach the Welsh capital, our tour will come to a close. (B)

INCLUSIONS

  • 7 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Experienced Lynott Tour Leader and Driver
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Daily full Welsh breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D)
  • Afternoon tea at the Tu Hwnt I’r Bont Tearoom
  • Steam train ride on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary

This tour begins and ends at Cardiff The Angel Hotel. Pre and post stays are available.

Apr-22
Fri 22 Apr Fri 29 Apr US$2,959
May-22
Fri 6 May Fri 13 May US$3,059
Fri 13 May Fri 20 May US$3,059
Fri 20 May Fri 27 May US$3,059
Jun-22
Fri 3 Jun Fri 10 Jun US$3,109
Fri 10 Jun Fri 17 Jun US$3,109
Fri 17 Jun Fri 24 Jun US$3,109
Jul-22
Fri 8 Jul Fri 15 Jul US$3,109
Fri 22 Jul Fri 29 Jul US$3,109
Aug-22
Fri 5 Aug Fri 12 Aug US$3,109
Fri 12 Aug Fri 19 Aug US$3,109
Fri 19 Aug Fri 26 Aug US$3,109
Sep-22
Fri 2 Sep Fri 9 Sep US$3,109
Fri 9 Sep Fri 16 Sep US$3,109
Fri 16 Sep Fri 23 Sep US$3,109
single supplement 769

Notes

Mobility: All of our tours involve walking and require our guests to board and disembark our vehicles several times a day making this tour unsuitable for those with reduced mobility.

Our tours are designed principally for adults, but we will consider accepting children aged 12 or over on request. Please note that triple and family rooms are not always available and we do not offer child rates.

Call +1-800-221-2474 9AM - 5PM Mon-Fri Eastern Time Please Email Us For Information