North Wales Explorer
5 or 6 days
Lovely Llandudno is one of the most popular seaside resorts in North Wales. Situated between the Great and Little Orme headlands, this beautiful seafront is perfectly framed. To complement the view there is a wonderful promenade along the Blue Flag beach and the longest pier in Wales (2295 feet, 700 metres). 'The Queen of Welsh Resorts' is the perfect base for touring this lovely region with its many top quality visitor attractions and stunning scenery.
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
Day 1 - Join your tour coach and head to North Wales with comfort stops en route. Accommodation with some entertainment . Dinner, bed & breakfast for 4 or 5 nights
Day 2 - 4 (or 5) At leisure in Llandudno with two or three included excursions
On your free day in Llandudno you may like to take a ride on the Great Orme Tramway, Britain's only funicular, or cable-hauled, tramway that travels on public roads, opened in 1902. The Tramway climbs a mile (1500m) through the Great Orme Country Park and Nature Reserve to the Great Orme's spectacular summit. Re-live the experience of travel more than 100 years ago in the lovingly restored original tramcars, each named after a Saint. The unique journey begins at Victoria Station, a short distance from Llandudno's seaside and pier (Fare not included - approx £9.50 pp in 2022)
Coastal Forts and The Isle of Anglesey (All tours)
First to Caernarfon, where the Prince of Wales was invested at its fantastical castle. Explore the cobbled lanes within the old walled town before crossing the glistening Menai Straits to 'Ynys Mon' (the Isle of Anglesey). Make a stop at Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll and then onto the elegant seaside town of Beaumaris, fronted by its superb 13th century moated castle
Bodnant Gardens & Conwy (All tours)
One of the UK's most beautiful gardens, spanning 80 acres above the River Conwy. You can enjoy a wide range of interesting and beautiful plants from all over the world that are suited to the Welsh climate and soil.
The crowning glory of late spring is the blossoming of the Laburnum Arch. The Arch is a pergola walkway of golden flowers which glow for three weeks in late May and early June and attracts 50,00 visitors each year. (May tour only) Admission included.
Stop in the historic town of Conwy with its epic World Heritage-listed castle which dominates the town. The medieval town walls are amongst the most complete in Britain and Thomas Telford's elegant 1826 suspension bridge was one of the first of its kind in the world. Conwy Morfa beach is a large sandy bay, with a marina that is well worth a look, its famous for some of the best eating mussels in the world!
Spectacular Snowdonia (6 day - July 2023) & Optional in 2024
Full day tour to include a visit to the popular mountain village of Betws-y-Coed and then into the mountains to the slate mining town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. You may like to take a trip on the Ffestiniog Mountain Railway to Porthmadog (fare not included)
Return Day - After breakfast head back to interchange and onward to your home towns.
Selection of hotels in Llandudno .
St Kilda Hotel, Llandudno (5 day - May & Sept-2023)
Built in 1854, this elegant 3* family-run hotel stands opposite the bandstand in the centre of Llandudno's Victorian seafront promenade, just 5 minutes' from the pier.
Bright guestooms feature flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and hairdryer. Amenities include a restaurant serving traditional homemade food as well as a quiet seaview lounge and the St Kilda bar with some evening entertainment.
There's free WiFi in public areas and there is a lift to all floors
Four Oaks Hotel, Llandudno - (6 day - July tour only - 2023)
The modest and friendly 2* Four Oaks Hotel occupies an excellent location on the main promenade overlooking the seafront and close to the modern shopping complex.
The entrance is flat with no steps. There is a small old fashioned 'cage' style lift. Comfortable bedrooms offer TV and tea / coffee making facilities.
The restaurant has sea views and there is a bar. (Supplement applies for rooms with seaview)
Baytree Hotel, Llandudno (all 2024)
Baytree Hotel North Parade, Llandudno – 3 Star
Baytree Hotel is a family-owned boutique 47 bedroom hotel with Victorian charm, offering breath-taking panoramic views of the whole bay of Llandudno and the impressive Great Orme and Little Orme headlands and. is 2 minutes’ walk from Llandudno’s central shopping area.
Fabulously situated on the seafront and the elegant bar and lounge gives breath-taking views of Llandudno Bay. All rooms have a flat-screen TV and tea and coffee making facilities. There are two dining rooms, where guests can savour varied cuisine that is made with local produce wherever possible
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