Meandering Through Mid-Wales
Sunday 27th - Monday 28th August 2017
2 daysDeposit: £75pp
Travel Insurance: £24.50pp
Single supplement: £49
This tour is based at the Metropole Hotel in the Victorian spa town of Llandrindod Wells, a luxurious base from which to explore the beautiful Heart of Wales.
In addition to spending time in Llandrindod Wells, where you can visit the National Cycle Museum to see hundreds of bicycles in period settings, your holiday includes these excursions:
Welshpool and Powis Castle
This National Trust property is a medieval castle, fortress and grand country mansion, with a world-famous garden.
The Elan Valley
Sometimes referred to as ‘The Welsh Lake District’. A beautiful area, covering 72 square miles, with ever changing scenery and a series of dams and reservoirs, a working legacy of remarkable Victorian engineering.
A drive through the Cambrian Mountainsto Devil’s Bridge. Here we will join a steam train, one of the Great Little Railways of Wales, for a 12-mile ride through spectacular scenery to the coast at Aberystwyth.
Abbey-Cwm-Hir Hall, one of Wales’ finest examples of Victorian Gothic Revival Architecture. The Red Kite Feeding Centre.Enjoy these amazing birds of prey as you have never seen them before. A workshop tour at Welsh Royal Crystalwith a demonstration by one of their Master Craftsmen.
Your Holiday Hotel
Your Holiday Hotel You will stay for 5 nights, with dinner, bed and breakfast, at the Metropole Hotel & Spa. TheHotel is just a stone’s throw from the town centre and provides an excellent standard of food, service and accommodation. There are lifts to the bedrooms, each of which is equipped with quality toiletries, tea and coffee tray, hairdryer and Wi-Fi. Dinner comprises a three-course choice menu with tea or coffee, and a full Welsh Breakfast is served each morning. TheHotel has its own heated swimming pool, with thermal whirlpool spa, sauna and steamroom.
Location: Radnorshire/Sir Faesyfed
Sunday 27th August - Thursday 31st August
Friday 1st September
On today’s homeward journey we will pass Builth Wells and the dramatic Black Mountains before returning to England over the Severn Bridge. We will make a lunch stop in the elegant town of Marlborough and continue to Sussex during the afternoon to meet the waiting taxis.