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The Wye Valley & The Brecon Beacons

The Wye Valley & The Brecon Beacons

A tour of contrasts, enjoy some of the best scenery that you can visit, join us on this great tour at a top class hotel.

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WYE VALLEY & BRECON BEACONS

 

11 – 15 August 2019

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

From £445

 

29 September - 3 October 2019

Sunday - Thursday

5 Days

From £445

 

Join us on this great tour featuring sensational scenery and a top class hotel.

 

Highlights

 

Gloucester   |   Monmouth   |   Symonds Yat   |   River Wye Cruise   |   Chepstow   |   St Fagan’s Castle   |   Cardiff   |   Brecon Beacons   |   Brecon Mountain Railway   |   Abergavenny

 

DAY ONE

We depart from your home with our exclusive door to door pick-up service and join your coach for the journey Gloucester. Thanks to its strategic position on the River Severn and close to the Welsh border, the city of Gloucester has a rich historic past stretching back to Roman times.  At its heart stands the Norman Cathedral with its magnificent fan vaulted cloisters and great east window.  A walk down narrow cobbled streets and past ancient buildings leads into the main pedestrianized shopping area, a short stroll away from the dramatic waterfront of the Victorian Docks with its impressive converted warehouses.  We continue in the late afternoon to our hotel.

 

DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast we depart for a drive along the beautiful Wye Valley to the historic town of Monmouth.  We continue from here to Symonds Yat where we enjoy a cruise on the River Wye following which we head for Ross-on-Wye with time for lunch.  We return to Chepstow via the scenic route through the Forest of Dean.

 

DAY THREE

Today we visit the capital of Wales – Cardiff and a visit to Fagan’s Castle & Museum of Welsh Life.  St Fagan’s is a Grade I listed building and one of the finest Elizabethan Manor Houses in Wales, beautiful garden displays surround the castle and traditional crafts and activities bring St Fagan’s living museum alive.  Free time this afternoon in Cardiff before we return to our hotel for dinner.

 

DAY FOUR

Our excursion today is to the Brecon Beacons and some wonderful mountain scenery; we join the Brecon Mountain Railway for the journey along the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Caer route.  There will be a short stop at Pontsticill to admire the views.  We make stops at Brecon and Abergavenny before returning to our hotel.

 

DAY FIVE

This morning we bid farewell and before our journey home with a lunch stop in Ludlow.

 

Price Includes:

·          Luxury coach travel

·          Home pick up

·          4 nights’ accommodation, dinner & breakfast

·          River Wye Cruise

·          Brecon Mountain Railway

·          St Fagan’s Castle, Museum & Garden

·          Porterage.

 

ST PIERRE MARRIOTT HOTEL, Chepstow

With breath-taking views, 400 acres of picturesque parkland and a stunning 14th century manor, St. Pierre a Marriott Hotel & Country Club is an idyllic retreat.  The hotel is set in the rolling hills of south Wales and just 3 miles from Chepstow and features the perfect blend of ancient architecture and modern amenities.  All bedrooms have satellite TV, hairdryer, iron & ironing board and tea & coffee making facilities.  The leisure facilities include an indoor pool, whirlpool, beauty & spa and full fitness centre.

DAY ONE

From you home pick-up you will join your coach and travel to Gloucester for free time, thanks to its strategic position on the River Severn and close to the Welsh border, the city of Gloucester has a rich historic past stretching back to Roman times. At its heart stands the Norman Cathedral with its magnificent fan vaulted cloisters and great east window. A walk down narrow cobbled streets and past ancient buildings leads into the main pedestrianized shopping area, a short stroll away from the dramatic waterfront of the Victorian Docks with its impressive converted warehouses. We continue in the late afternoon to our hotel for dinner and overnight.

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DAY TWO

After a leisurely breakfast we depart for a drive along the beautiful Wye Valley to the historic town of Monmouth. We continue from here to Symonds Yat where we enjoy a cruise on the River Wye following which we head for Ross-on-Wye with time for lunch. We return to Chepstow via the scenic route through the Forest of Dean.

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DAY THREE

Today we visit the capital of Wales - Cardiff, marvel at the splendours of Cardiff Castle (admission not included), enjoy fine architecture and shopping in elegant Victorian shopping arcades, Cardiff is as lively and as colourful as you could wish any capital city to be.

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DAY FOUR

Our excursion today is to the Brecon Beacons and some wonderful mountain scenery, we join the Brecon Mountain Railway for the journey along the Taf Fechan Reservoir to Dol-y-Caer route. There will be a short stop at Pontsticill to admire the views. We make stops at Brecon and Abergavenny before returning to our hotel.

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DAY FIVE

This morning we bid farewell and before our journey home with a lunch stop in the Shropshire town of Ludlow.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

ST PIERRE MARRIOTT HOTEL, Chepstow 4 star

With breathtaking views, 400 acres of picturesque parkland and a stunning 14th century manor, St. Pierre a Marriott Hotel & Country Club is an idyllic retreat.  The hotel is set in the rolling hills of south Wales and just 3 miles from Chepstow and features the perfect blend of ancient architecture and modern amenities.  All bedrooms have satellite TV, hairdryer, iron & ironing board and tea & coffee making facilities.  The leisure facilities include an indoor pool, whirlpool, beauty & spa and full fitness centre.

 

INCLUDED:

Door to door pick-up

4 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

River Wye Cruise

Brecon Mountain Railway

St Fagan’s Castle, Museum & Garden

Porterage

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bodelwyddan Bodelwyddan, Marble Church
Broughton Broughton, Broughton Layby on A5104
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Wrexham, Wrexham, Plas Coch Pub
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