Treasures Of Cardiff & Steaming Through Brecons
What a Welsh treat we have in store for you on the fabulous five day holiday. Based around our wonderful 4* hotel, we'll enjoy visits to Cardiff and Abergavenny, learn about Coin making at the Royal Mint Experience, experience the nostalgia of a Steam Train journey chugging through the Brecon Beacons and top it all off with a tasting and Tour at a Welsh Whisky Distillery.
4 Nights Dinner, Bed & Breakfast
Tour of Royal Mint
Journey on Brecon Mountain Railway
Tour and tasting at Penderyn Distillery
Visit Cardiff, Hereford, Abergavenny & Ludlow
Entertainment Saturday Evenings
PLEASE NOTE: Price is per person and based on two people sharing a twin/double room. Single room supplements and upgrades are not included.
We travel to our Hotel in Cwmbran enjoying our lunch stop in the lovely Cathedral City of Hereford
A morning visit to the excellent Royal Mint Experience, here you’ll get to see how coins and medals for over 100 countries are made, including our very own pounds and pence. Have you ever seen £1 Million .......... in pound coins? Well you’ll get the chance to today. Following our fascinating guided tour we’ll head into the vibrant Welsh Capital and spend the afternoon at leisure. Head to the Castle or wander the pedestrian shopping streets, you may even want to head to the lovely Bay area.
Today we visit the bustling market town of Abergavenny on market day, it’s not just about the market though the town has history and heritage too with medieval mansions, museums and it's a foodies paradise too. Entertainment follows dinner this evening.
This morning we head to the Brecon Beacons to join the Brecon Mountain Railway one of the Great Little Trains of Wales. The journey takes us through Pontsticill and follows The Tag Fechan Reservoir before claiming to Torpantau high in The Brecon Beacons. Our return journey will enjoy a stop off at Pontsticill where we can see The Museum and Lakeside cafe. We'll then return to the station at Pant, and free time will be given to browse the shop and visit the tea rooms to purchase lunch. Our afternoon will take us to the Penderyn Distillery where we enjoy a tour and tasting of this special Welsh Whisky producer.
We return to the North West for 4.30pm with a visit to lovely Ludlow en-route.
Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran * * *
The Parkway Hotel is situated in its own grounds and surrounded by green parkland. With spacious public areas including the bar where entertained takes place at the weekends and also a cosy lounge area and an elegant and intimate restaurant. Extensive leisure facilities include indoor pool, gym and sauna. The lovely bedrooms offers all the little luxuries you would expect including tea/coffee making facilities, TV, hairdryer and iron and are on the ground or 1st floor with views of the grounds. No lift.Back to top