Captivating Cardiff and South Wales

Thu 21 June 2018

5 days

Captivating Cardiff and South Wales

A tour to South Wales taking its Capital Cardiff and the surrounding countryside and history which makes the area famous. We spend in Cardiff and at the developing Cardiff Bay. We visit mines and journey on the heads of the valleys road. A river cruise and visits to Market Towns help enrich the experience.


Day One

We travel South early morning making comfort stops en route to our lunch destination in Lichfield a lovely City with its Cathedral and Market Place. Our journey continues through Eastern Wales arriving at our hotel late afternoon where Tea/Coffee and Biscuits are served. Dinner in the hotel tonight.

Day Two

Following breakfast we journey to Cardiff Bay where the new development around the harbour is taking shape. This is also the seat of the Welsh Parliament. We then head into Cardiff where the rest of the day is free to explore the Welsh Capital. We return to our hotel for Dinner.

Day Three

After breakfast we head through Pontypool and high up into the valleys to the Big Pit. This mining heritage site has much to offer. Afterwards we journey along the heads of valley road to Abergavenny where we have time for lunch and to look around the quaint town. We continue along the heads of the valley road on our way back to our hotel. Dinner is again served in the hotel tonight.

Day Four

After breakfast we head to the county town of Monmouth a charming place full of history and interest. our journey continues to Symonds Yat for an included cruise on the River Wye. We then head along the Wye Valley passing Tintern Abbey on our way to our final stop in Chepstow. We return to our hotel where Dinner is served.

Day Five

Following our farewell breakfast we begin our journey home taking in the beautiful Welsh countryside before passing into England and stopping in Hereford where we have some free time. We continue North with a stop in Ludlow for lunch. Onwards again with comfort stops before we arrive back in Cumbria late afternoon.


Our hotel

The Holiday Inn Cardiff North occupies a peaceful site on the outskirts of Cardiff the hotel is a handy base for exploring the valleys and coastline of South Wales. Guests can enjoy an indoor heated pool, sauna and gymnasium,The 95 en suite bedrooms are spread over 4 floors with lift access to all floors. The modern rooms all have tea- and coffee-making facilities, satellite TV and movies on demand. A Restaurant and Bar further the facilities available.


Package includes

4 Nights Dinner, Bed and Breakfast in the Holiday Inn Cardiff North

Visit to the Big Pit entry Included

Included River Cruise on the River Wye

Visits to Cardiff, Chepstow, Abergaveenny and Monmouth

Visits to Lichfield, Hereford and Ludlow

Luxury Executive Coach travel throughout


Price £320.00 per person based on two passengers sharing a double or twin bedroom

Single supplement £100.00


Date 21st June 2018 (5 days)