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Spectacular South Wales 5 Days - Seabank Hotel

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  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TALF5388Y

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 ? £269 per person
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Itinerary
Day 1 - Outward Travel


Day 2 - Brecon Mountain Railway & Cyfarthfa Castle
Today we take a trip on the newly extended Brecon Mountain Railway, which winds its way high into the Beacons National Park (return fare included in tour cost)./nThe Brecon Mountain Railway was conceived over 40 years ago with construction starting in the late 1970s./nThe railway opened to passengers in June 1980 using the engine 'Sybil' and one carriage./nCyfarthfa Castle was a pivotal location in the industrial revolution./nToday it is a fascinating museum and park with narrow gauge railway and glass house. /n

Day 3 - Day at Leisure
Today is left free to allow for relaxing in the hotel or exploring the local area. /nDon't hesitate to enquire with the hotel reception regarding local attractions and travel options.

Day 4 - National Botanic Gardens of Wales & Swansea
The National Botanic Garden of Wales houses a range of themed gardens, the world’s largest single-span glasshouse, play areas and a national nature reserve./nTo date the National Botanic Garden has been voted ‘No 1 Garden to Visit in Wales’ by BBC Gardeners’ World and is the most visited garden in Wales./nThe National Botanic Garden boasts an amazing collection of over 8000 different plant varieties, spread across 560 acres of beautiful countryside./nSwansea is Wales' second largest city after Cardiff./nThe National Waterfront Museum (free entry) in Swansea tells the human story of Welsh industry and innovation. /nThe Dylan Thomas Centre (free entry) tells the story of the work, life and cultural context of one of the twentieth century’s most significant writers./n

Day 5 - 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 89 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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