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Strike it Rich in South Wales

Strike it Rich in South Wales

Door to Door Service. Our super holiday starts in South Wales and includes visits to some of the region's most popular attractions including Tintern Abbey nestled on the pretty banks of the River Wye. We ride on the Brecon Mountain Railway heading high into the Brecon Beacons, before a stop at Pontsticill station where there is a café and Steam Museum, before heading to Penderyn Distillery where we enjoy a guided tour and a little taste.

Strike it Rich in South Wales

 

Our super holiday starts in South Wales and includes visits to some of the region’s most popular attractions including Tintern Abbey nestled on the pretty banks of the River Wye. We ride on the Brecon Mountain Railway heading high into the Brecon Beacons, before a stop at Pontsticill station where there is a café and Steam Museum, before heading to Penderyn Distillery where we enjoy a guided tour and a little taste. The Royal Mint is our next stop, where we will have the opportunity to make our own money and strike our own coins!

 

Parkway Hotel and Spa, Cwmbran***

Located north of Newport There is a restaurant, bistro, and bar. The hotel has a lift.  All the bedrooms have TV and tea/coffee facilities. Leisure facilities are onsite including an indoor swimming pool.

 

Price includes

Door to door pick up service

Elite coach travel

4 nights’ dinner, bed and breakfast

A tour of Royal Mint Visitor Centre

Entrance to Tintern Abbey

Return journey Brecon Mountain Railway journey Pant - Torpantau

Guided tour and tasting Penderyn Distillery

 

 

5 days/ 4 nights

 

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Day 1

Picked up from home by one of our Door to Door vehicles and then travel by Elite coach to our hotel

Day 2

This morning, we enjoy a guided tour of The Royal Mint Experience, where we see how metal becomes coins, observe the striking hall and even have the opportunity to strike our own coin (extra charge). We spend the afternoon in Cardiff, where we enjoy free time.

Day 3

Today we visit iconic Tintern Abbey, nestled on the pretty banks of the River Wye. We have time to explore the remarkable remains of this once jewel in the monastic crown, founded in 1131 by Cistercian monks. Once a masterpiece of British Gothic architecture its great west front is still breathtaking today and much photographed. We can take lunch in Tintern or head directly to Monmouth. Top attractions include the Castle & Military Museum, Kymin Hill, St Mary's Priory Church and the Shire Hall.

Day 4

This morning, we embark on a 6 mile return vintage steam train journey from Pant to Torpantau on the Brecon Mountain Railway. We journey along the Taf Fechan Reservoir before climbing to Torpantau high in the Brecon Beacons. Our 90 minute trip includes a 35 minute stop at Pontsticill station where there is a café and Steam Museum. We have free time for lunch back at Pant Station's Tearoom and time to visit the locomotive workshop before heading to Penderyn Distillery where we enjoy a guided tour and tasting.medieval market town of Ludlow, an historic town surrounded by the beautiful countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches. We have free time to have lunch and explore.

Day 5

We return home, arriving back in Yorkshire early in the evening.

Booking information

*** TO BOOK THIS HOLIDAY, CLICK ON THE TAB "DEPARTURE DATE" AND THEN CLICK ON THE SHOPPING TROLLEY ICON ***

Parkway Hotel and Spa, Cwmbran***

Located north of Newport There is a restaurant, bistro, and bar. The hotel has a lift.  All the bedrooms have TV and tea/coffee facilities. Leisure facilities are onsite including an indoor swimming pool.

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