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Coins, Castles & the Brecon Beacons

Sheep in the Brecon Beacons

Thu 16 - Mon 20 July 2020: A 4 Night Coach Holiday to the Brecon Beacons with Johnsons Coaches. Staying at the Parkway Hotel & Spa.

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Thursday 16th July- Monday 20th July 2020

 

Coins, Castles & The Brecon Beacons

This tour includes visits to some of South Wales’ most popular attractions including the Royal Mint, Caerphilly Castle, The Wye Valley & the Forest of Dean and the Brecon Mountain Railway.

 

Look What's Included:

  • Door to Door Service

  • Our Own Courier Service

  • Club Class Extra Legroom Coach

  • 4 nights half board

  • Outlined excursions

  • Guided tour of the Royal Mint

  • Caerphilly Castle

  • Symonds Yat River Cruise

  • The Brecon Mountain Railway & Penderyn Distillery

 

Not Included:

All lunches

 

 

Check out this video of the Brecon Beacons...

 

 

 

Thursday

We travel west via Tenbury Wells and Leominster to Hay-on-Wye. This fascinating town is a book lover's paradise and a lovely and unique place to visit. In the afternoon we continue to our hotel for our 4-night stay.

Friday

Today we head to the new Royal Mint Experience to see how more than two billion coins from the UK and across the world are produced each year. The visit includes a guided factory tour and free time in the interactive exhibition. A short drive away is Caerphilly. We visit the imposing 13th century medieval castle, which has a tower which leans more than Pisa's.

Saturday

We enjoy a drive through the pretty Forest of Dean and Wye Valley today, our first stop is Symonds Yat where we join the Kingfisher Cruise for a lovely sail along the river, we then continue our drive passing Tintern Abbey and spend the afternoon in Chepstow before returning to our hotel.

Sunday

We embark on a 6-mile return vintage steam train journey from Pant to Torpantau on the Brecon Mountain Railway. Travelling alongside the Taf Fechan Reservoir we climb to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons. Our 1.5 hr trip includes a 35-minute stop at Pontsticill station where there is a lakeside café and steam museum. Returning to Pant we head towards the famous Penderyn Distillery, where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting.

Monday

Departing our hotel, we travel via the Cathedral City of Hereford before our arrival home during the late afternoon.

Your Hotel

 

4* Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran, Gwent

 

Located just north of Newport, set in its own grounds, surrounded by green parkland. 80 tastefully decorated bedrooms. Live entertainment in the bar at weekends. Intimate restaurant serving carvery menu. Extensive leisure facilities with indoor pool, gym & sauna.

 

Mobility Grade: 4 – Ground floor rooms available with lift access to most rooms.

 

Facilities:

  • En Suite

  • Television

  • Hairdryer

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Lift to all floors

  • Indoor Swimming Pool

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

4 Night Escorted Tour

Thu 16 - Mon 20 July 2020

£599

 

Departs 9.30am > Returns 5.00pm

 

Supplements

Single Room: £95 | Holiday Insurance: £28

(All prices are per person & are for the entire tour)

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain, payable at time of booking.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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