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Welsh Highland Railway Adventure

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Board Basis: Half Board
  • Tour Ref: D2TGRA8967

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

5 days

5 Days | Half Board | Wales Coach Holiday

Highlights: Ffestiniog Railway, Llanberis Pass, Caernarfon, Welsh Highland Railway, Betws-y-Coed, Chester, Bala Lake Railway.

Enjoy an unforgettable train journey on the famous Ffestiniog Railway to the seaside resort of Porthmadog, and a memorable ride on the long-lost Welsh Highland Narrow-Gauge Railway. Sit back and relax on the Bala Lake Railway as it follows the length of the vast waters of the lake, and explore the historic city  of Chester too!

PRICE FROM ? £519 per person
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Itinerary

Excursions

YOUR EXCURSIONS

FULL DAY: We make our way to Blaenau Ffestiniog, where we join the famous Ffestiniog Railway as it winds through 15 miles of the Vale of Ffestiniog to the seaside resort of Porthmadog. Continuing on we come to Llanberis at the foot of Mount Snowdon before driving through the magnificent Llanberis Pass.

FULL DAY: This morning we make our way to the mountain village of Betws-y-Coed, famous for its local crafts and spectacular waterfalls. We continue to Bedgellert where we join part of the Welsh Highland Railway - a long-lost narrow gauge railway re-opened in 2012 - as it meanders through the Welsh countryside to historic Caernarfon, where its magnificent castle guards the entrance to the Menai Straits.

FULL DAY: Into the Welsh countryside today as we reach the shores of Bala Lake. Here we include a leisurely return ride on the Bala Lake Railway before we head for the Roman city of Chester with its lovely half-timbered buildings and fine shops in unique two-level galleried arcades known as the Rows

Escorted Travel

Every one of our coach holidays includes the services of a coach driver and is always fully escorted by a knowledgeable Tour Manager, they are on hand every day and night and stay in the same hotel to ensure your holiday is stress-free.

Everything Included:

  • Free local joining points
  • All coach travel
  • Reserved seats on tour coaches
  • Tour Manager escorted
  • Hotel accommodation and board as stated
  • No single room supplement
  • Excursions / itinerary as stated
  • Admission fees and entertainment if stated
  • Collect Coach Miles™

Your Pick Up Points

Joining Your Grand UK Coach Holiday
For we have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier, please refer to our Pick-ups section below for more details.

The Tour Ref below indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

Pick-Up Information

We have introduced improvements to our network of local pick up points across eastern, central and southern England, aimed at shortening your journey times and getting you away on holiday more easily and conveniently, meaning an altogether more relaxing start. We now have two pick up regions so your travel days will be more convenient, providing more efficient journeys, meeting your tour manager and fellow travellers earlier and in most cases arriving in resort earlier.

The Tour Ref on the holiday tab indicates whether the tour departs from Area A or Area B by having either an A or B at the end. For example, GUK5A would be a tour departing from Area A.

 
 

Traveling from Departure Area A: Our new and improved network means for all UK and Ireland holidays you join your tour coach at our interchange area at Northampton Services on the M1, at junction 15A.

 

Travelling from Departure Area B: Our new and improved network means for all UK and Ireland holidays you join your tour coach at our interchange area at Beaconsfield Services on the M40, at junction 2.

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Accommodation

Beaufort Park Hotel

Located in the North Wales countryside, a few miles from the market town of Mold.

Hotel Facilities

★★★ (AA) > Coffee lounge, bar, restaurant > En-suite bedrooms > Free Wi-Fi > Two nights entertainment > No lift, but all bedrooms on ground and first floor

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