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Coins, Castles & The Brecon Beacons

Coins, Castles & The Brecon Beacons

Join us for this new tour this spring to see some of South Wales most popular attractions staying at Parkway Hotel with trips to the Royal Mint, Dyffryn Gardens (NT), Castle Coch and Brecon Railway Mountain

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This new tour includes visits to some of South Wales’ most popular attractions including the Royal Mint, Dyffryn Gardens, Castle Coch, Penderyn Distillery 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

  • Entrance to Dyffryn Gardens & Castle Coch

  • The Brecon Mountain Railway & Penderyn Distillery

 

Not included: All lunches

 

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Thursday

We travel south west to Wales, pausing en-route in Ross-on-Wye before arriving at our hotel for our 4-night stay.

Friday

This morning we visit the Royal Mint Visitors Centre at Llantrisant which produces coins and medals for over 60 countries. We take a guided tour of the production processes and then visit the Visitors Centre for a self-guided tour of the static and interactive exhibits. Return to Cardiff for a free afternoon at leisure to enjoy the city's attractions

Saturday

We visit the stunning 55-acres of Dyffryn Gardens (NT). Surrounding the partially restored Dyffryn House, we can explore the beautiful garden rooms, formal lawns and extensive arboretum at leisure. In the afternoon we visit Castle Coch - the ultimate in fairy-tale castles, with conical towers and needle shaped turrets peaking out from a wooded slope. With its 'Camelot' style drawbridge, portcullis, courtyard and interiors, no wonder the castle is a popular filming location (NB: Due to the landscape and distances involved, Castle Coch may not be suitable for those with walking difficulties).

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 Chepstow then on through the scenic Wye Valley passing Tintern Abbey, pausing at Monmouth 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.

 

Hotel Facilities:

                

  • En Suite Bedrooms 

  • TV 

  • Hospitality Tray 

  • Hairdryer 

  • Lift

 

Duration, Departure Dates & Price

 

5 Day Tour

Thu 11 – Mon 15 Apr 2019 - £559

 

Tour Departs: 9.30am

Returns By: 5.30pm

    

Supplements

 

Single Room: £95

Holiday Insurance: £26 (IPT included)

 

Deposit: £75 per person for all coach holidays in Britain and Europe.

 

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Henley in Arden Depot Park & Ride at Johnsons Depot
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