Our Grand Tour of Wales holiday kicks off in the coastal metropolis of Swansea, home to attractions such as the National Waterfront Museum, colourful Clyne Gardens and the Dylan Thomas Centre. Our next base is lovely Llandudno, a traditional seaside town with the longest pier in Wales and Britain’s only cable-hauled tramway. Sightseeing takes in the medieval settlement of Tenby, cosmopolitan Cardiff, the walled town of Caernarfon, the island of Anglesey and storybook Beaumaris Castle as well as a thrilling trip on the nineteenth century Aberystwyth Electric Cliff Railway.
- Return coach travel from Inverurie, Aberdeen, Stonehaven, Forfar, Dundee, Perth or Edinburgh
- 6 nights’ hotel accommodation with dinner, bed and breakfast – 4 nights’ at the Dragon Hotel, Swansea & 2 nights’ at the Evans Hotel, Llandudno
- Explore the enchanting hamlet of Tenby it’s enclosed by ancient walls with a maze of narrow streets, medieval buildings and blue flag beaches
- Enjoy some free time in Swansea or relax on the city beach
- A day in Cardiff (guided tour included) home to a historic castle and the modern Cardiff Bay waterfront development
- Trip up Constitution Hill on the Electric Cliff Railway. The longest funicular of its type in Britain
- A visit to Caernarfon where the main attractions are the 13th century castle and the glorious Beaumaris Castle built by Edward I
- Comfortable coach travel throughout
- Services of a holiday host
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Grand Tour of Wales Itinerary
After an early start from joining points, we journey to Swansea and check in at the Dragon Hotel.
Tenby is our treat today! This enchanting hamlet is enclosed by ancient walls with a maze of narrow streets, medieval buildings and blue flag beaches.
A free day to explore Swansea or relax on the city beach.
A day in Cardiff (guided tour included) home to historic castle and the modern Cardiff Bay waterfront development.
We check out of our hotel and journey to Aberystwyth for a trip up Constitution Hill on the Electric Cliff Railway. The longest funicular of its type in Britain and a Grade II listed structure, it features undulating tracks and tilting carriages. At the top you’ll find one of the world’s largest camera obscuras, which offers a bird’s eye view of a thousand square miles of land and seascape. Afterwards, we continue to Llandudno to check in at the Evans Hotel.
Our day begins in Caernarfon where the main attraction is the 13th century castle, built by Edward I. We proceeded across the Menai Bridge to Anglesey then stop in Beaumaris where we include entry to another of Edward I’s ambitious fortresses – glorious Beaumaris Castle.
After breakfast we enjoy free time in Llandudno before heading home.