The Wonders of Wales

8 day small group tour - no more than 16 on board-Brecon Beacons, Conwy & Snowdonia

Come to Wales where mountains are shrouded in mist, and ancient legends blend with modern facts to produce a deep national pride worth singing about. On our small group Welsh tour, you'll learn about Wales, which remains faithful to its Celtic roots. Appreciate Welsh history, culture and language. But most of all, marvel at its spectacular scenery. This is the best tour of Wales!

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8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS / UP TO 18 GUESTS

wALES MAPOn this captivating journey through deep green valleys, past snow-dusted mountains and along an unforgettable coastline, we’ll go high and low in search of Wales’ most iconic sights. Join us as we walk the ancient lands of Celts and Romans, immersing ourselves in age-old local traditions as we go.

THE LYNOTT DIFFERENCE 

  • Indulge in a traditional afternoon tea served in glorious surroundings
  • Enjoy a soul-stirring Welsh male voice choir performance
  • Embark on a steam train ride through the spectacular scenery of Snowdonia National Park

DAY 1 CARDIFF – BRECON BEACONS
After meeting the group in Cardiff this morning, we’ll set off in search of the Wales of old. Our first stop? St Fagans National Museum of History, Wales’ most popular heritage attraction. After learning a fact or two, we’ll move on to Caerleon, where we’ll explore the fascinating Roman Fortress and Baths – and find out more about life in second-century Britain. After that, we’ll journey onwards through the dramatic Welsh Valleys to Brecon Beacons National Park, where a welcome dinner awaits us. (D)

Accommodation: The Bear Hotel at Crickhowell (or similar)

DAY 2 BRECON BEACONS – WYE VALLEY – BRECON BEACONS
This morning we’ll take things underground with a tour of the Big Pit National Coal Museum – a fascinating reminder of the coal industry’s importance to Welsh heritage. After returning to the daylight, we’ll travel onwards through the spellbinding Wye Valley en route to our next stop: the hauntingly beautiful ruins of Tintern Abbey. Take it from us – the abbey’s surroundings are just as beautiful as the building itself! Before we return to the hotel for the evening, there’s a treat in store: a wine-tasting session at an award-winning vineyard. (B)

Accommodation: The Bear Hotel at Crickhowell (or similar)

DAY 3 BRECON BEACONS – LLANGOLLEN – NORTH WALES
Today our journey will take us further north along the border regions of Mid Wales to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: the longest and highest structure of its kind (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site). After enjoying an afternoon tea together at the charming Tu Hwnt I’r Bont Tearoom, we’ll move on to our hotel – where we’ll stay for the next two nights. (B)

Accommodation: TBC

Wales car tourDAY 4 NORTH WALES
After an eventful few days, today you’ll have plenty of free time to explore Conwy. What you do is up to you – but we recommend visiting the imposing Conwy Castle and taking a look at the medieval town walls. This evening, a Welsh cultural experience is in store: prepare to witness a soul-stirring male voice choir performance. (B)

Accommodation: TBC

DAY 5 NORTH WALES – NANT GWRTHEYRN – PORTMEIRION
Today we’ll be whisked away to the village with the longest place name in Europe – Llanfair­pwllgwyngyll­gogery­chwyrn­drobwll­llan­tysilio­gogo­goch – before moving on to the fascinating Llanberis Slate Mine. After that, it’s onwards to the Welsh Language Heritage Centre in Nant Gwrtheyrn – where we’ll flex our language skills with a lesson in tongue-twisting Welsh pronunciation. There will be plenty of time to practise your new-found skills over dinner in Portmeirion tonight! (B,D)

Accommodation: Hotel Portmeirion (or similar)

DAY 6 PORTMEIRION – FFESTINIOG RAILWAY – PEMBROKESHIRE
Today we’ll take in the breathtaking landscapes of Snowdonia National Park in comfort and style as we enjoy a steam train ride along the historic Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway. We’ll then stop off at the home of Welsh poet Hedd Wyn before hitting the road to Pembrokeshire. (B,D)

Accommodation: Hammet House (or similar)

DAY 7 PEMBROKESHIRE – CASTELL HENLLYS – PEMBROKESHIRE
The rugged landscape around Castell Henllys is known as ‘the Land of Magic and Enchantment’ – and today we’ll get to experience its otherworldly charm as we take a tour of the intriguing Iron Age site. After that, we’ll visit the National Coracle Centre – before donning our best outfits and meeting for one last dinner together. (B,D)

Accommodation: Hammet House (or similar)

Wales car tourDAY 8 PEMBROKESHIRE – ST DAVID’S HEAD – CARDIFF
Back to Cardiff we go! From Pembrokeshire, we’ll make the scenic drive along Wales’ west coast, stopping off at St David’s Head (a dramatic headland that’s famous for its wildflowers). When we reach the Welsh capital, our tour will come to a close. (B)

INCLUSIONS

  • 7 nights in boutique accommodation
  • Experienced Lynott Tour Leader and Driver
  • Premium mini-coach transportation
  • Daily full Welsh breakfasts (B), 4 dinners (D)
  • Afternoon tea at the Tu Hwnt I’r Bont Tearoom
  • Wine tasting session in the Brecon Beacons
  • Welsh male voice choir performance
  • Steam train ride on the Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railway
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including: Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Tintern Abbey, Hedd Wyn’s home, the Welsh Language Heritage Centre and Castell Henllys

This tour begins and ends at Cardiff The Angel Hotel. Pre and post stays are available.

WONDERS OF WALES START DATE END DATE  
2020 CARDIFF CARDIFF STATUS USD
WWCC2103 21-Mar 28-Mar   2,769
WWCC1804 18-Apr 25-Apr G 2,929
WWCC2504 25-Apr 2-May   2,979
WWCC0205 2-May 9-May   2,979
WWCC0905 9-May 16-May G 2,979
WWCC1605 16-May 23-May   2,979
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WWCC0606 6-Jun 13-Jun G 2,979
WWCC1306 13-Jun 20-Jun   2,979
WWCC2006 20-Jun 27-Jun   2,979
WWCC2706 27-Jun 4-Jul   2,769
WWCC0407 4-Jul 11-Jul G 2,769
WWCC1807 18-Jul 25-Jul   2,769
WWCC2507 25-Jul 1-Aug   2,929
WWCC0808 8-Aug 15-Aug   2,929
WWCC1508 15-Aug 22-Aug G 2,929
WWCC2208 22-Aug 29-Aug   2,929
WWCC2908 29-Aug 5-Sep   2,979
WWCC0509 5-Sep 12-Sep G 2,979
WWCC1209 12-Sep 19-Sep   2,979
WWCC1909 19-Sep 26-Sep   2,979
WWCC2609 26-Sep 3-Oct   2,769
WWCC0310 3-Oct 10-Oct   2,769
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT 900

Notes

Mobility: All of our tours involve walking and require our guests to board and disembark our vehicles several times a day making this tour unsuitable for those with reduced mobility.

Our tours are designed principally for adults, but we will consider accepting children aged 12 or over on request. Please note that triple and family rooms are not always available and we do not offer child rates.

Call +1-800-221-2474 9AM - 6PM Mon-Fri Eastern Time Please Email Us For Information