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Discover Wales - your own way. Forget destinations that are over-run with tourists and explore this beautiful country at your own pace.This tour allows you complete freedom to pick and choose exactly where you want to go and what you want to see. Your CADW Explorer Pass allows you access into a great number of Wales’ historic sites and attractions, whilst driving yourself allows you to take off the beaten tracks to create your own adventures.

What You'll Get

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival into Wales

Stop At: Cardiff Bay, Cardiff Wales
Today you will arrive into this unique country, Wales. Your Welsh Discovery begins in the capital city of Cardiff. There is plenty to see here, including Cardiff's impressive castle, the National Assembly for Wales and the Wales Millennium Centre.
Take the afternoon to explore, shop and enjoy a dinner at leisure in the city.
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: No 10 Hotel, Cardiff

Day 2: Welsh History and Castles

Stop At: St Fagans National Museum of History, St Fagans, Cardiff CF5 6XB Wales
This morning, why not uncover history at St. Fagan's Natural History Museum? One of Europe's leading open-air museums, you will be given an insight into Wales from Celtic times to modern day. There are over forty original buildings from different historical periods, 100 acres of parkland, a farm, a school and a chapel.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Caerphilly Castle, Castle Street, Caerphilly CF83 1JD Wales
Wales is famous for its castles, with 641 in total. With your CADW Explorer Pass you are free to explore a wide number of these historic properties, Caerphilly Castle being one of them - the largest castle in Wales!
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dragon Hotel, 39 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5LS, UK
Check in to your accommodation for the evening and enjoy a dinner here.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Dragon Hotel, Swansea

Day 3: The Gower Peninsula

Stop At: Gower Peninsula, Swansea Wales
This morning why not discover the Gower Peninsula? This coast is the UK's first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with 19-miles of stunning coastline that stretch westwards from the Mumbles.
Enjoy this in your own way, by either taking a short boat ride, a leisurely stroll or a quick dip in the ocean - the choice is yours!
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Swansea Marina, Tourist Information Centre Plymouth Street, Swansea SA1 3QG Wales
Retreat back to Swansea for the afternoon and enjoy a spot of shopping or a walk around the museum.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Dragon Hotel, 39 The Kingsway, Swansea SA1 5LS, UK
Enjoy another dinner at your hotel this evening.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Dragon Hotel, Swansea

Day 4: Tenby

Stop At: Tenby South Beach, South Beach, Tenby SA70 7EG Wales
After breakfast this morning, travel along to the beautiful town of Tenby. Tenby has a rich past that includes great kings escaping through secret tunnels, to the history of the docks and trade coming into the country. With Tenby's Museum, the castle, Cadley Island or simply the beach outlined with picturesque, colourful houses, there is so much to explore in this little town.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Llanion Park Pembroke Dock, SA72 6DY Wales
This afternoon why not take a walk along the Pembrokeshire coastal path? Pembrokeshire National Park is one of Wales' three National Parks - but the only coastal one! Did you know you can walk the entire coast of Wales? Stretch your legs and enjoy the beautiful views to behold.
Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: St David's Dewi Sant, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1EG Wales
Check into your hotel for the evening

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: St. David's Cross Hotel, St. Davids

Day 5: St. David's

Stop At: St. David's Cathedral, Charles Street, Cardiff CF10 2GE Wales
The unique city of St. David's is a must to explore, despite it being the smallest city in the UK - it's got a whole lot of history! The wonderful Cathedral here is worth a visit, and you will be able to see the St. Bishop's Palace next to it. St. David, or Dewi Sant as he is called in the Welsh language is the patron saint of Wales, and was one of the early saints who helped to spread Christianity amongst the pagan Celtic tribes of Western Britain.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
Accommodation included: St. David's Cross Hotel, St. David's

Day 6: The West Coast

Stop At: Aberaeron Beach, Aberaeron, UK
Enjoy your drive along the west coast of Wales today, where you can stop and see towns such as Fishguard or New Quay.
We recommend a stop in the quaint town of Aberaeron, where you could enjoy a honey ice cream whilst watching the boats in the harbour.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Aberystwyth Marina Ltd, Aberystwyth Wales
Check in to the University town of Aberystwyth this afternoon and take some time exploring the independent shops, the National Library of Wales or even the Aberystwyth Arts Centre which always boasts an interesting exhibition.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Plas Nanteos Mansion, Rhydyfelin, Aberystwyth SY23 4LU, UK
Enjoy a three-course dinner at your accommodation for the evening, the grade one listed Georgian property, Nanteos Mansion.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Nanteos Mansion, Aberystwyth

Day 7: Full Steam Ahead

Stop At: Vale Of Rheidol, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth SY23 1NY Wales
This morning, embark on the Vale of Rheidol steam train to enjoy 12 miles of breath-taking scenery. You will wind your way through the Rheidol Valley to the mythical Devil's Bridge - said to be the last place the devil visited in Wales. Spend some time exploring the waterfalls here, and maybe even the Hafod Estate before your return train to Aberystwyth.
Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Plas Nanteos Mansion, Rhydyfelin, Aberystwyth SY23 4LU, UK
Enjoy another dinner at your accommodation this evening.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Nanteos Mansion, Aberystwyth

Day 8: Escape to Elan

Stop At: Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP Wales
Bid farewell to Aberystwyth this morning as you journey towards the Brecon Beacons National Park. Why not make a stop to call at Elan Valley? Amongst the great Cambrian Mountains you will find a unique landscape of dams and reservoirs, abundant in wildlife and nature.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Brecon Castle Hotel - Restaurant, Castle Square, Brecon LD3 9DB, UK
This afternoon enjoy some free time in the town of Brecon, before you check into your accommodation for the evening, the Brecon Castle Hotel. Here you will enjoy a delicious dinner.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Brecon Castle Hotel, Brecon

Day 9: Departure Day

Pass By: Brecon Beacons National Park, Libanus, Brecon LD3 8ER, UK
As you leave your final accommodation, why not discover some of the Brecon Beacons National Park before your return journey home? With vast greenery, hidden waterfalls and mountains to climb - there is something for everybody.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • 8x Breakfast
  • 5x Dinner
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Return journey on Vale of Rheidol Railway
  • 3-Day CADW Explorer Pass
  • Entry/Admission - Caerphilly Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Dragon Hotel
  • Entry/Admission - St. David's Cathedral
  • Entry/Admission - Plas Nanteos Mansion
  • Entry/Admission - Vale Of Rheidol
  • Entry/Admission - Brecon Castle Hotel - Restaurant


Exclusions
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned in itinerary
  • Personal expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Elan Valley


Departure Point
Cardiff, UK


Departure Time
9:00 AM

Duration
9 days

Return Details
Brecon LD3, UK


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