Gold Coach Scenic Gems Of North Wales
Visit to Ironbridge Gorge and Blists Hill
Journey on the spectacular Snowdon Mountain Railway
Visits to Betwys y Coed, Porthmadog & Portmeirion
Llangollen Railway and spectacular Stream in the Sky
Journey on the Ffestiniog Railway
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We depart and make our way toIronbridge Gorge with time to learn about theindustrial revolution and immerse yourselfin the sights and smells of Old England atthe open air village of Blists Hill, a perfectlyrecreated Victorian town with authentic shopsand craft workshops. We then continue to ourhotel for the next 4 nights with dinner, bed &breakfast.
Today we have a journey on theSnowdon Mountain Railway which begins atLlanberis and continues past waterfalls andan ancient oak forest before climbing thespectacular ridge to the summit. Stop off atthe Victorian resort of Betws y Coed, set in abeautiful valley in the Snowdonia Forest Park.See the Swallow Falls, considered to be one ofthe loveliest spots of North Wales where theriver rushes down from the mountains.
Our first visit today is toPortmeirion where a young Welsh architectmade his childhood dream come true anddesigned his architectural vision around aMediterranean piazza, rebuilding loggias,grand porticoes and tiny terracotta roofedhouses painted in bright colours. Later wevisit the idyllic coast resort of Porthmadog tocatch the train to the slate quarrying town ofBlaenau Ffestioniog. The historic train climbsover 700 feet from sea level clinging on tothe side of mountains and winding throughtranquil pastures and magnificent forests, pastlakes and waterfalls and horseshoe bends.
After breakfast we travel to Carrogto begin the day’s adventure by boarding asteam train on the Llangollen Railway throughthe picturesque Dee valley to Llangollen. Fromhere we take a gentle ride on a horse drawnboat trip on the Llangollen Canal over themighty Pontcysylte Aquaduct, an 18 archedstone and cast iron construction known as the“Stream in the Sky”, the highest in the world.
After breakfast we depart for home.
The Kinmel Manor is set amongst rolling parkland with spectacular view of the
coast and the magnificent North Wales countryside. Recently the subject of an
extensive upgrade, the hotel now boasts splendid accommodation and a brand new
lavish spa complex including swimming pool, sauna and aromatherapy steam room.
All bedrooms are en suite with TV, telephone and tea/coffee making facilities.
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