Caerphilly Castle, Wales

LUXURY WALES

Wales is fiercely proud of its own traditions and culture stretching right back to its Celtic roots so join us for a true Welsh Experience and enjoy the very best that this wonderful country has to offer. Its musical heritage is legendary but Welsh cuisine has a fine pedigree too and combined with outstanding mountain scenery, magnificent castles and a wonderful coastline will ensure that you have a memorable time!

DAY
1

 Photo courtesy of Craig y Nos Hotel

  • Morning arrival in London.
  • Transfer west to Bath, famous for its Regency architecture.
  • Visit the preserved Roman Baths and Pump Room, as well as historic Bath Abbey.
  • Continue to Cardiff, capital of Wales for a sightseeing tour including the Millenium Stadium and City Hall.
  • Dinner and overnight in your luxury Cardiff hotel
DAY
2
  • Morning visit to the magnificent medieval Caerphilly Castle.
  • Enjoy a "Black Gold" tour and "underground experience" at Rhonndda Heritage Park to learn about the fascinating story of coal mining
  • Afternoon tour of Penderyn Distillery, including Whisky tasting and nosing.
  • Take part in a Welsh Whisky Masterclass (limited dates available).
  • Invitation to dinner and overnight at Craig y Nos Castle in the stunningly beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park.
DAY
3

 

  •  Head to north Pembrokeshire for some "coasteering" - scrambling along the dramatic coastline with a qualified instructor.
  • Have a go at Sea Kayaking this afternoon - and explore the hidden shore of this beautiful part of Wales away from the crowds.
  • A taste of true Welsh hospitality with dinner and overnight at the delightful family run Wolfcastle Country Hotel.
DAY
4
  •  Ffestiniog Railway. Photo courtesy Visit Wales Crown CopyrightSee how superb hand crafted chocolates are made at Pemberton's Welsh Chocolate Farm, then have a go yourself - tasting included!
  • Tasting continues at the Caws Cenarth Cheese Farmhouse at Lancych.
  • Afternoon visit to New Quay Honey Farm with its live bee exhibition and Meadery still making the medieval drink today.
  • Return to Wolfcastle for dinner and overnight.
DAY
5
  • Snowdonia Scenery. Photo courtesy of Visit Wales. Crown Copyright Head north to Portmeirion to admire the magical italianate village and gardens
  • All aboard the Ffestiniog Railway - the oldest surviving independent railway company in the world.
  • Enjoy an unforgettable scenic journey by historic narrow gauge train and admire Snowdonia National Park.
  • Visit Llechwed Slate Caverns to explore the world of the Victorian slate miner.
  • Overnight at Tyddyn Llan, a Georgian country house hotel, with dinner in its restaurant - one of Wales' finest.
DAY
6
  • Visit Llangollen, famous for the Welsh National Eisteddfordd - a traditional Music festival - and marvel at the breathtaking Pontcyscyllte canal aqueduct
  • Continue along the Welsh border to the superb medieval Powis Castle and its world famous gardens
  • Transfer south for overnight at a quality hotel in the London area
DAY
7
  • Free time in London before transferring to the airport for your return flight