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Porthcawl - Swansea & Cardiff 7 Days - Seabank Htl

  • Duration: 7 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALFD388A

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Located between Swansea and Cardiff, Porthcawl was originally a port for the iron and steel industries and still has some interesting features from that period, including the oldest maritime warehouse in Wales, an attractive harbour and the last coal and gas powered lighthouse in the country. It developed as a seaside resort after the Great War and the splendid Grand Pavilion dates from 1932. Nearby is Kenfig Nature Reserve, a site of national importance. This attractive seaside resort offers numerous facilities, including the world famous Porthcawl golf course, the finest course in Wales and one of several in the area, an expansive sandy beach and Coney Beach, a fairground with a variety of rides and amusements which was named after the famous New York venue. To the East of the town lies the River Ogmore and the beautiful Glamorgan Heritage Coast.

PRICE FROM ? £449 per person
Plan My Trip

Day 1 - Outward Travel

Day 2 - Day at Leisure

Day 3 - Full day to Swansea & Bracelet Bay
Swansea is Wales’ second largest city. The National Waterfront Museum in Swansea tells the human story of Welsh industry and innovation. The Dylan Thomas Centre explores the work, life and cultural context of one of the twentieth century’s most significant writers. Bracelet Bay, near Mumbles, offers exceptional sea views across the Bristol Channel./n

Day 4 - Day at Leisure

Day 5 - Full day to Glamorgan Coast, Barry & Cardiff
The Glamorgan Heritage Coast is a 14 mile stretch of coastline in the Vale of Glamorgan. Cardiff is the largest city in Wales. It was made a city in 1905 and proclaimed the capital of Wales in 1955. The city centre includes Cardiff Castle and Principality Stadium. Cardiff Bay is one of the most successful regeneration projects in the United Kingdom with its restaurants, waterside views and Wales Millennium Centre./n

Day 6 - The Royal Mint Half Day
With a fascinating visit to the Royal Mint you will learn where UK coins are made and a gain an insight in to the history of our currency./nExplore the coin making process-from preparing blank metal discs to striking the coins./n

Day 7 - Return Travel

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Seabank Hotel
Porthcawl’s most prominent building is situated on a headland, a short walk from the Grand Pavilion and John Street shops. There are spectacular views of the Bristol Channel and South Wales coast from the bar, restaurant and most bedrooms, making it an iconic destination for coach holidays to Porthcawl. At the Seabank Hotel in Porthcawl, all 91 bedrooms are centrally heated and have bath or shower and WC, hair dryer, TV, internal telephone and tea/coffee making facilities. Extensive public areas include the Smuggler’s Bar, Garden Restaurant and large function room with entertainment most evenings.

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