Scenic South Wales, Gower Peninsula & Rhondda
We have a wonderful new South Wales Holiday for you to enjoy based on Wales Longest Beach and visiting the UK's 1st official Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - the stunning Gower Peninsular, follow in the footsteps of Dylan Thomas, marvel at the beauty of the Rhondda Valley and enjoy a traditional seaside visit to Barry Island.
4 Nights, Dinner, bed & breakfast
Scenic Excursions to the Gower & Rhondda
Entrance to the Rhondda Heritage Park
Entrance to Museum of Welsh Life
Visits to Mumbles, Aberdare & Barry Island
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
This morning we travel around Swansea Bay to take in the wonder of the Gower Peninsular and enjoy the amazing views of wild moors and limestone cliffs to golden, sandy beaches. We spend the afternoon in Mumbles, this cosy and cosmopolitan seaside town is steeped in history and tradition with a Victorian Pier, Lighthouse dating back to 1794 and Oystermouth Castle. There’s plenty of shops and eateries too.
Another day of scenery today as we head for the Rhondda Valley, home of world-renowned male voice choirs, brass bands and a proud coal-mining heritage. It is also a place of natural beauty with forest and hillside overlooking the valley communities of terraced housing that in places cling precipitously to the hillside our first stop is the Heritage Park and Welsh MiningMuseum. Hear about life in the Mines from an ex Miner and enjoy the exhibitions before we continue our scenic drive. Our afternoon stop will be in the Queen of the Valleys – Aberdare.
A morning visit to the fascinating Museum of Welsh Life is followed by a trip to the seaside and Barry Island, this popular holiday resort is more famous these days as the setting for TV’s Gavin & Stacey.
Mercure Hotel Swansea * * * *
Set among landscaped gardens and tranquil lake views, this 4-star hotel is perfect for exploring the nearby hills and coast. After a day of exploring, come back to the hotel and relax in one of the spacious guestrooms complete with TV, Wifi, tea/coffee making facilities and hairdryer, or rejuvenate in the Feel Good Health Club, with indoor swimming pool. The Brasserie offers stunning views and serves internationally inspired cuisine in a modern, comfortable setting. No lift. rooms on ground or 1st floor.Back to top