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3-Day North Wales Group Tour: Castles of Edward I

Accommodation is provided by Plas Dinas Country House or Bodysgallen Hall & Spa, both attractions in their own right. Your tour will include an introduction to Edward I’s campaign against the native Welsh Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd, giving you a deep unique insight into Wales' UNESCO world heritage listed castles and setting the stage for your experience-break.Day 1You will travel along the North Wales coast to Rhuddlan castle to see the remarkable and little-known gem which once played a key role in Edward's military success. Continue on to Conwy Castle and the World famous Caernarfon Castle, with its renowned hexagonal towers modelled on those at Constantinople, the Castle has overseen the investiture of the heir to the British throne for over 800 years. Dinner will be served at your hotel.Day 2Following a hearty Welsh breakfast you will visit the nearby Llyn peninsula where the town of Criccieth is overlooked by its namesake castle on the promontory hill. This part of Wales is home to many ancient hill-forts heading back thousands of years but Criccieth offers a rare glimpse to the Welsh prince’s response to English incursions in their borders. From here you head to Harlech Castle, the site of many famous battles between the native Welsh and the powerful English armies. After lunch travel north through the beautiful scenery of Snowdonia to cross into the mysterious Island of Anglesey, spiritual home of the Druids in ancient times but more recently the setting for the near-perfect fortress of Beaumaris; a castle so intricate that its costly construction nearly bankrupted England.Dinner will be served at your hotel.

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Private Conwy Valley Day Tour from Caernarfon

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Conwy Town Walls, Conwy, Conwy County, North Wales, WalesAt the beginning of your driver-guided day trip you will be picked up from your hotel in Caernarfon. Your tour then starts in one of Wales’ World Heritage sites – the strategically important Conwy with its castle, walls, bridges and harbour.Next travel into the valley to visit isolated villages, with pretty houses, lonely churches and historic sites, where the Romans made their mark two thousand years ago. The Conwy Valley is famous for producing food of the highest quality and an innovative Bodnant Food Centre the showcases the region’s products but is also an opportunity to sample and learn about their production and development.You can also visit one or more farms during the day, to see at first-hand how the local farmers and growers live and work, before returning back to your hotel in Caernarfon.Duration: 8 hours

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Caernarfon Castle and Snowdonia Private Full-Day Scenic Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales, WalesThe imposing medieval Caernarfon Castle, built by King Edward I dominates the town and has a well-deserved UNESCO World Heritage status. You will see that a large amount of the medieval town walls still exist, including eight towers and two twin-towered gateways, surviving in places to battlement height!Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Snowdonia National Park Information Centre, Betws-y-Coed, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, WalesExplore the Snowdonia National Park with your guide.Duration: 8 hours

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Isle of Anglesey Private Day Tour from Caernarfon

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: South Stack Lighthouse, Holyhead, Anglesey, North Wales, WalesStart this day trip to Isle of Anglesey with a hotel pickup from your accommodation in Caernarfon at the time suitable for you and your party.The coastline offers many opportunities for a rich experience – from Penmon with its lighthouse and Puffin Island, an historic lifeboat at Moelfre to seeing the seabirds rolling in the wind at South Stack (and another lighthouse). You are then on to a beach stretching as far as the eye can seewell until you reach the ruins of St Dwynwen’s, the patron saint of Welsh lovers, on an island accessible at low tide. If the past is your thing, you can travel through prehistory, visiting Iron Age and Celtic sites in an astonishing state of preservation to seeing a picture-perfect castle in its moat at Beaumaris.Duration: 8 hours

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Dee Valley Private Day Tour from Caernarfon

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Llangollen Canal, North Wales, WalesAfter being collected from your accommodation in Caernarfon, visit the cultural and attractive town of Llangollen, host to the International Eisteddfod (a renowned Welsh festival). The river is quite wild at this point and it’s a great pleasure to spend time on its banks watching canoeists battle their way through.Yet another stunning UNESCO Heritage Site is nearby – the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct which takes the Llangollen canal soaring above the valley of the River Dee. You can visit Telford’s masterpiece from below or for those who want to brave the heights, you can walk across. Nearby are also the atmospheric ruins of Vale Crucis Abbey and the hilltop castle of Dinas Bran – the City of the Crow.Duration: 8 hours

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A Snapshot of Wales

ItineraryDay 1: Laugharne and TenbyStop At: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Pembrokeshire, WalesTravel into the stunning Pembrokeshire National Park, after stopping at the small town of Laugharne where the famous poet, Dylan Thomas once lived.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: The Lovespoon Workshop, Kilgetty, Pembrokeshire, WalesLearn about this particularly Welsh custom at the Lovespoon Workshop.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Tenby South Beach, Tenby, Pembrokeshire, WalesEnjoy the rest of the day at the picturesque Tenby.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: 3* hotel, PembrokeDay 2: St. David's and Cardigan BayStop At: St. Davids Cathedral, St. Davids, St Davids Peninsula, Pembrokeshire, WalesThis morning you will visit the smallest city in Britain, St. Davids. Spend some time at the magnificent St. David's Cathedral and Bishop's Palace.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, WalesJourney North along Cardigan Bay to the bustling university town of Aberystwyth. You will have a tour of the National Library of Wales here.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3* hotel, AberystwythDay 3: Devil's Bridge and SnowdoniaStop At: Vale Of Rheidol, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, WalesEmbark this morning on the Vale of Rheidol Railway, a journey that showcases the magnificent Rheidol Valley and rugged Cambrian Mountains.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Devil's Bridge Falls, Devil's Bridge (Pontarfynach), Ceredigion, WalesExplore this mythical yet beautiful area - with spectacular waterfalls and a unique bridge and said to be the last place in Wales the devil visited. Duration: 2 minutesStop At: Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, WalesContinue on your journey North Wales through Snowdonia National Park - touring the mountainous landscape on the way.Duration: 3 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: 3* hotel, LlandudnoDay 4: Snowdonia and AngleseyStop At: LlanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochVisit the Island of Anglesey this morning after stopping off at the town with the longest name in Europe, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Caernarfon Castle, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, North Wales, WalesSee the hulking Caernarfon Castle and enjoy a tour here.Duration: 1 hourStop At: National Slate Museum, Llanberis, Snowdonia National Park, North Wales, WalesDiscover more of Wales' industrial past at the National Slate Museum.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • DinnerAccommodation included: 3* hotel, LlandudnoDay 5: Departure DayPass By: Llandudno Promenade, Llandudno, Conwy County, North Wales, WalesToday you will depart for your onward journey. Your trip can be extended, or transfers can be arranged if required.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

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