The Gower Peninsula and Tenby

includes the new Royal Mint Visitor Centre

Sunday 28th May - Thursday 1st June 2017


5 days

Deposit: £75pp
Travel Insurance: £23pp
Single supplement: £55




This holiday takes you to Britain’s first ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, the historic resort of Tenby, a preserved steam railway and an award-winning House and Garden.

Your Holiday Hotel

The Best Western Diplomat Hotel & Spa is a family-run hotel combining warm Welsh hospitality with style and sophistication. It is situated near Llanelli in the peaceful village ofFelinfoel. There are 50 bedrooms, located either in the Main Hotel, New Wing or in the Coach House. In your room you will find flat screen television, an ensuite bathroom with luxurious toiletries and complimentary tea, coffee and biscuits. Free internet is available throughout the Hotel. Although there is a lift, some rooms are accessed by steps and may bein the annexe which is a 50 yard walk from the main entrance.


Location: Caernarfonshire/Sir Gaernarfon

FOR BOOKINGS CALL 01903 741233


(DAY 1) Sunday 28th May

We drive across Salisbury plain to Marlborough for a lunch break and then join theM4, crossing the Severn Bridge and reaching our Hotel late afternoon. Tea and coffee will be provided whilst your luggage is taken to your room.

(DAY 2) Monday 29th May

Experience the sheer beauty of the Gower today. We will visit the Gower Heritage Centre, which offers crafts, a watermill and a museum. We will be joined by a local guide for a coach tour and call at the Victorian seaside village of Mumbles with its galleries and potteries.

(DAY 3) Tuesday 30th May

On today’s excursion we head into Pembrokeshire for a visit to the seaside resort of TENBY. The town is steeped in history and surrounded by a medieval stone wall. Time to enjoy the narrow streets, harbour, beaches, small independent shops and art galleries.

(DAY 4) Wednesday 31st May

We drive to Bronwydd Arms Station for a round trip on the delightful preserved Gwili Steam Railway. The line follows a picturesque little river, passing alongside the Gwili Falls where the water tumbles over rocky outcrops. Visit the museum, signal box and café, and take a ride on the miniature railway. This afternoon we will enjoy Aberglasney Gardens. One of the finest gardens in Wales, Aberglasney is a plantsman’s paradise with a unique Elizabethan cloister garden at its heart.

(DAY 5) Thursday 1st June

After breakfast we say farewell to the Hotel and make our way to Llantrisant to visitthe new Royal Mint Experience. Discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket and hear some surprising stories from the history of our currency. In the manufacturing areas you will see how blank pieces of metal are turned into coins and medals, both for the UK and countries all around the world. Later we continue with the homeward journey, reaching the taxis in Sussex by late afternoon/early evening.