Spectacular Snowdonia

Spectacular Snowdonia

One of the most ancient and hauntingly beautiful areas in Europe - Snowdonia must be the most dramatic and glorious of our National Parks.

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One of the most ancient and hauntingly beautiful areas in Europe - Snowdonia must be the most dramatic and glorious of our National Parks.

One of the most ancient and hauntingly beautiful areas in Europe. called Eryri in Welsh (“the place of eagles”), Snowdonia welcomes visitors to a breathtaking natural environment. People have lived, worked and thrived in this unique Celtic principality for more than 5000 years - their legacy is a land which will fascinate the visitor with its rich opportunities for sightseeing, culture and discovery.  High passes and craggy peaks, sheer precipices and wood fringed lakes – scenically Snowdonia must be the most dramatic and glorious of our National Parks.  Croeso I Eryri !- Welcome to Snowdonia !

ITINERARY


Monday - Morning departure from Dorset to Cheltenham, with time to enjoy the splendour of England's most complete Regency town. Continue to Llanberis where dinner awaits.

Tuesday - To the Royal town of Caernarfon with the commanding presence of Wales's most famous castle. Enjoy the old town and rejuvenated marina area with is cafes, shops and views over the Menai Strait. Later visit Portmerion , the Italianate village famous as the setting for the enigmatic tv series "The Prisoner". Return through the Aberglasyn Pass - a spectacular narrow forested gorge.

Wednesday - This morning visit Llandudno, a resort seemingly locked in a time-warp and still retaining much of its lovely Victorian character. Ride the funicular tramway to the top of the Great Orme headland for sensational views over the town and out to sea. Later a short stop at charming Betws-y-Coed - it's wonderful setting at the head of the Conwy Valley, enhanced by cascading waterfalls and ancient bridges has attracted artists and tourists for centuries.

Thursday - A day at leisure in Llanberis. Here lies an opportunity to join the rack railway to the summit of Snowdon, a majestic adventure to the rooftop of Wales - the views are awe-inspiring! Later discover the many other attractions this busy little village has to offer - rich in history, myths and legends and having a strong cultural heritage. Take a walk around the slate quarries and imagine a time when the area roofed the world!

Friday - Morning to Shrewsbury known as "England's finest Tudor town" with black and white buildings everywhere. Continuing via motorways to return to Dorset by early evening.

B, D

B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

The Royal Victoria Hotel, Llanberis

Uniquely placed on the edge of Snowdonia National Park in 30 acres of gardens and woodlands, the hotels situation is simply breathtaking.  The Snowdon Mountain Railway is just across the road and a short stroll brings you to the village centre with a wealth of attractions.  The 106 fully equipped and tastefully decorated bedrooms are all equipped with private bathroom, digital television, hairdryer, telephone, iron/board, wifi and tea tray.  Enjoy varied menus and attentive service in the restaurant, then relax with a drink in the Snowdon or Victoria bars – the perfect place to unwind and discuss the days sightseeing.  Lifts serve all floors and room service is available.

 

TOUR PRICE : £425.00 per person

 

Price includes : All coach travel, 4 nights hotel accommodation, Half board meals, Entry to Portmerion village, VAT.

 

Single Room Supplement : £40.00

Travel Insurance Premium : £22.50

 

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Beaminster Area Convenient local point in Beaminster to be advised
Blandford Area Convenient local point in Blandford to be advised
Bournemouth Area Convenient point in Bournemouth to be advised
Branksome Area Convenient point in Branksome to be advised
Bridport Area Convenient local point in Bridport to be advised
Britannia Inn Britannia Inn, Fortuneswell, Portland
Charlestown The Alexandra Inn, Chickerell Road, Charlestown
Chickerell Bluebird Garage, Chickerell Road
Corfe Castle Convenient point in Corfe Castle to be advised
Courtlands Portland, Courtlands bus stop
Dorchester Top O'Town Car Park (by cafe), Dorchester
Easton Easton Square, Portland
Ferndown Area Convenient local point in Ferndown to be advised
Foords Corner Foords Corner bus stop, Wyke Regis
Jestys Avenue Bus stop end of Jestys Avenue on Littlemoor Road
Littlemead Broadwey, Littlemead bus stop (Swan Inn)
Lodmoor Hill Lodmoor Hill Bus Stop (near Post Office)
Lyme Regis Convenient local point in Lyme Regis to be advised
Lyndale bus stop Wyke Regis, Lyndale Bus Stop
Nottington Broadwey, Nottington Corner bus stop
Other Points in Dorset Phone us to discuss a convenient pick up.
Poole Area Convenient local point in Poole to be advised
Poundbury QMSE Poundbury Queen Mother Square
(Coach heading into Dorchester)
Radipole Spa Hotel bus stop, Radipole
Redlands Redlands, Opposite Garage
Ridgeway Bottom (DNU) DO NOT USE
Ringwood Area Convenient local point in Ringwood to be advised
Rodwell Rodwell Traffic Lights, Rodwell Rd/Rodwell Ave
Sgt Bunn St Bunn Bakery, Lanehouse Rocks Road
Sherborne Area Convenient local point in Sherborne to be advised
Southwell Portland, Southwell, Opposite Eight Kings Inn
St Edmunds Church St Edmunds Church, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Johns Church Weymouth, St Johns Church, outside Dentist
St Nicholas Church St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth
Sturminster Newton Area Convenient point in Stur. Newton to be advised
Swanage Area Convenient local point in Swanage to be advised
To be advised To be advised - Approx. 2 weeks before travel
Upton Area Convenient local point in Upton to be advised
Upwey (DNU) DO NOT USE
Value House Value House Car Park
Victoria Square Victoria Square bus stop, Portland
Wareham Area Convenient local point in Wareham to be advised
Westwey Road Westwey Rd, Magistrates Court, Weymouth
Weymouth Bluebird Weymouth, Outside Bluebird Office,
K1 bus stop
Wimborne Area Convenient local point in Wimborne to be advised
Wool Area Convenient local point in Wool to be advised
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
Yeovil Area Convenient local point in Yeovil to be advised
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