Vale of Rheidol Railway
Brecon Beacons and Black & White Villages
The Brecon Beacons National Park and the Cambrian Mountains boast spectacular scenery. Our tour combines must-see attractions with less visited gems of the region and includes a tour of the pretty villages near the England-Wales border. The tour has been enhanced to include a tour of the Elan Dams with a Ranger.
Ludlow • Weobley • Abbey-Cwm-Hir • Hay on Wye • Elan Dams • Vale of Rheidol Railway
Day 1 Travel to mid Wales with a recommended stop in the City of Hereford.
Day 2 Today's excursion begins across the border in Ludlow where the tour guide will be met for a tour of the pretty black and white villages including medieval Pembridge, Kington on the River Arrow and Weobley, the 'Jewel in the Crown' of the trail.
Day 3 Enjoy a guided tour of the Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir, a 52 roomed private Victorian mansion whose owners have spent years restoring it to its original splendour complete with a beautiful walled garden. Continue to the famous book town of Hay-on-Wye or the nearby market town of Builth Wells.
Day 4 Excursion through the Cambrian Mountains with a scenic drive around the Elan Dams, accompanied by a Ranger. Time at leisure at the centre before continuing for free time in the seaside resort of Aberystwyth. Board the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway for the hour long journey to Devil's Bridge before returning to the hotel.
Day 5 Homeward journey.
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Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells
Located in the town, just a stone's throw from the main shopping area, the Metropole offers a mix of contemporary furnishings with Victorian architecture and provides an excellent standard of accommodation.
• 4 star • 110 bedrooms • Lift
• Leisure facilities • Indoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• 4 nights half board in Llandrindod Wells with:
Full Welsh breakfast
3 course dinner with choice and tea/coffee
Entertainment on 1 night
• Full day guided tour of the Black & White Villages
• Private Guided tour at Abbey-Cwm-Hir
• Tour of Elan Dams with Ranger
• Single journey on Vale of Rheidol
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