Monday 10th - Friday 14th June 2019
5 daysDeposit: £75pp
Travel Insurance: £23pp
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The Pembrokeshire Coast was Britain’s first coastal National Park and has stunning scenery. We are returning to the popular Cliff Hotel near Cardigan, from where we will explore this unspoilt part of Wales. New to this year’s itinerary is a ride through the foothills of Cader Idris on the delightful Talyllyn Railway.
Prices shown are for a standard, inland view room.
Guaranteed sea-view standard rooms are available at a supplement of £49 per room
Guaranteed sea-view premium rooms are available at a supplement of £95 per room
Your Holiday Hotel
The Cliff Hotel & Spa is set high on a headland overlooking Poppit Sands and Cardigan Island and surrounded by Pembrokeshire Heritage Coastline. Each of the 73 bedrooms is stylish and decorated to a high standard, with some being located in the main building and newer bedrooms in the extension. The cosy bar has unbelievable views and there is a separate lounge. The Hotel has leisure facilities including a salt water hydro spa, steam room, sauna, hot tub and gym. You will enjoy live musical entertainment on at least one night of your stay.
Location: Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro
(DAY 1) Monday 10th June
Beautiful scenery today, as we drive through the Gloucestershire Cotswolds and rural Herefordshire, skirting the Black Mountains and Brecon Beacons. We reach our Hotel late afternoon.
(DAY 2) Tuesday 11th June
We make our way through the National Park to the walled town of Pembroke. Here we will take a guided tour of Pembroke Castle, a mighty fortress that was the birthplace of Henry VII. There will be time to find lunch in the town, walk around the 900 year old walls and see the newly installed bronze statue of Henry on Mill Bridge.
(DAY 3) Wednesday 12th June
Following Cardigan Bay to the university town of Aberystwyth where we will make or coffee stop, we continue alongside the River Dovey to Tywyn, home to one of the ‘Great Little Trains of Wales’. We will take a round trip on the Talyllyn, a historic narrow-gauge steam railway set in the beautiful Mid-Wales countryside. It was the world’s first preserved railway, and our journey crosses seven miles of spectacular scenery past streams and waterfalls through a remote valley in the Merioneth Mountains.
(DAY 4) Thursday 13th June
Today we visit St.David’s, the smallest city in Britain. Spend time strolling around the lanes and browsing the little shops before visiting St.David’s Cathedral.
(DAY 5) Friday 14th June
Leaving Pembrokeshire we drive through South Wales and across the Severn Bridge. Following a lunch stop in Marlborough we will meet the taxis late afternoon/early evening.