Holiday Tour Details
Cardiff & the Wye Valley Description
South Wales is a region with a rich heritage and beautiful scenery, it is also home to the country’s creative capital, Cardiff. We enjoy time in this wonderful city as well as discovering some of the regions most popular treasures, journeying upland and inland to the majestic Wye Valley.
Cardiff & the Wye Valley Itinerary
Monday Leaving Cornwall in the morning we travel to Cardiff. We enjoy a lunch break on the way and a welcome tea and biscuits on arrival.
Tuesday Our day begins with a journey along the beautiful Wye Valley to historic Monmouth for a short break. From here we head for Symonds Yat where we enjoy a cruise on the River Wye. There will be time for lunch in Ross-on-Wye, a town with picturesque streets and a quaint market square. We return through the Forest of Dean to Lydney and Chepstow.
Wednesday We begin our day with a visit to the spectacular Castell Coch. This fairytale castle which was a plaything for the rich and powerful, rises up from the ancient beech woods of Fforest Fawr. In the afternoon we visit St Fagans National Museum of History, one of Europe’s leading open–air museums and Wales’s most popular heritage attraction.
Thursday Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before we head off to the fascinating Royal Mint Experience at Llantrisant where we can learn about how the coins we use every day are made. From here we head for the stunning, friendly city of Cardiff which has over two thousand years of history at its heart.
Friday After breakfast we leave our hotel to return to Cornwall. We have a leisurely lunch break in beautiful Wells on the way before arriving home early in the evening.
Cardiff & the Wye Valley Hotel
The Mercure Cardiff North Hotel is a friendly and comfortable hotel located on the outskirts of Cardiff city.
Wifi, hot drinks facilities, porterage and lift
Cardiff & the Wye Valley Includes
Premier Class coach travel
Free optional travel insurance
4 Nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Welcome drink on arrival
Excursions as detailed
Cruise on River Wye
Admission to Castell Coch
Visit to St Fagans National Museum of History
Admission to Royal Mint
Free parking at depot
Pick up points throughout Cornwall
Cardiff & the Wye Valley Further Information
Single rooms available at a supplement of £80 per person
Home pick up £12 per person
£75 non-refundable deposit
Balance due 6 weeks prior to travel