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The Wandering Bard Tour of South Wales

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On this tour you are accompanied by a historian with a deep passion and knowledge of Wales. You will learn some Welsh, sample traditional Welsh food and learn about the ancient history and culture of Wales. Gareth, your guide is a fluent Welsh speaker and he will give you an insight into Wales that wouldn't be available with a standard tour operator.

South Wales is the most populated area of Wales and it is the area of Wales that is the most iconic around the world. This area includes neolithic sites, Roman remains, imposing Norman castles, industrial heritage, dramatic mountain scenery as well as beaches voted as some of the best in the world.The valleys have defined Wales with images of coal miners, rugby players, and male voice choirs. Since the demise of the coal industry the valleys have gone through some tough times but these resolute people still have a culture all of their own.

About This Deal

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Caerphilly Castle, Castle Street, Caerphilly CF83 1JD Wales

Marvel at the size and location of the UK's third biggest castle.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tintern Abbey, Tintern Wales

Enjoy the abbey and the scenic views of the River Wye.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Chepstow Castle 1 Bridge Street, Chepstow NP16 5EY Wales

Enjoy a walk around the market town and visit Wales's first Norman Castle in a stunning setting over looking the River Wye.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Caerleon Amphitheatre, Broadway, Caerleon, Newport NP18 1AY, UK

Visit the site of the 2000 year old Roman fort of Isca.

Duration: 1 hour

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Snacks
  • Light refreshments
  • Professional guide
  • Local guide
  • Tour escort/host

  • Drinks
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Caerphilly Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Tintern Abbey
  • Entry/Admission - Chepstow Castle
  • Entry/Admission - Caerleon Amphitheatre

Departure Point
Castle, Cardiff, UK

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time
8:00 AM

8 to 9 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

The tour identified in this promotion is made available through Viator. Groupon is not affiliated with or sponsored by the Tours of Wales in connection with this deal. Please contact Groupon customer service for all inquiries related to this offer. Inquiries placed to Viator will be directed back to Groupon.

This offer is not eligible for promo codes.

Need To Know

14-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operator's terms and conditions for this offer here.