Treasures of Cardiff & Steaming through Brecons

Treasures of Cardiff & Steaming through Brecons

A fabulous Welsh treat with lots included - a Steam Train Journey, stunning scenery, a taste of Welsh Whisky and a tour at the Royal Mint

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.

 

What's Included

• 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

• 2 evenings live entertainment

Day One

We travel to our Hotel in Cwmbran enjoying our lunch stop in the lovely Cathedral City of Hereford

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Day Two

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. Tonight enjoy live musical entertainment at the hotel following dinner.

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Day Three

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 once again follows dinner this evening

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Day Four

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.

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Day Five

We return to the North West for 4.30pm with a visit to lovely Ludlow en-route.

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B=Breakfast, EM=Evening Meal

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.

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Name Address Contact Details
Accrington,BB5 6PR Corner of Stanley Street/Abbey Street
StanleyHouse Solicitors BB56PR
Ainsdale Toby Carvey,Liverpool Rd, PR8 3BJ
Liverpool Road, Ainsdale
Aintree Black Bull Htl, Longmoor Lne, L9 0EA
Aintree
Allerton Bus Stops by TSB and Tesco Express
Allerton Road, Allerton
Altrincham Stop D layby, outside St Johns
Barrington Rd, Altrincham
Ashton Bus Stop Opposite The Job Centre
Gerrard Street, Ashton In Makerfield
Ashton Under Lyne Bus Station Stand B,
Ashton Under Lyne
Atherton Punch Bowl, Market St,M46 0DS
Market Street, Atherton
Bamber Bridge Morrisons Supermarket, Station Road
Bamber Bridge - PR5 6LA
Bebington Train Station, CH63
Bebington
Billinge, Rainford Road Rainford Road, Billinge. WN5 7PF
Bus Stop opposite Galloways
Birkdale RBS Bank,Liverpool Rd, PR8 4AT
Liverpool Road, Birkdale
Birkenhead Pump House, Shore Rd,CH41 6DN
Shore Road, Birkenhead
Blackbrook Blackbrook Rd Shops,WA11 9QA
Blackbrook, St Helens
Blackburn Coach Bays, Penny Street
Blackburn Outside Temporary Bus Station
Bolton, Moor Lane, BL14TH Moor Lane, Albion Pub, BL1 4TH
Bolton
Bootle The Big Merton Pub, Merton Road
Bootle L20 3BG
Bromborough Royal Oak/Cromwell Pub,CH62 7ES,Bromb Village Rd
Bromborough Village Road, Bromborough
Bryn Post Office, Wigan Rd,WN4 0BS
Wigan Road, Bryn
Burscough War Memorial, Opp Stanley Institute
Burscough
Bury Stand N, Interchange Bus Station,BL90AY
Bury
Cheadle Village,SK8 1BY Post Office, Wilmslow Road near Massie Street
Cheadle
Chester Railway Station, Chester CH1 3NS
Childwall The Rocket Pub
End of M62, Liverpool
Chorley Opposite Train Station PR7 1BS
Shepherds Way, Chorley
Coppull The Spar, Spendmore Lane PR7 4NZ
Coppull
Crosby St. Lukes Church, L23 5SE
Liverpool Road, Crosby
Culcheth Travelworld WA3 4EJ
Jackson Ave, Culcheth
Denton Opposite Halifax M34 3JU
Manchester Road, Denton
Eccles Bus Stop Opposite Library M30 0EP
Church Street, Eccles
Ellesmere Port Library, Civic Way CH65 0BG
Ellesmere Port
Failsworth Pole Travel M35 0AA
Oldham Road, Failsworth
Farnworth United Reform Church BL4 9HU
Albert Road, Farnworth
Fingerpost. WA91AG Coral Betting Shop WA9 1Ag
Higher Parr Street, Fingerpost
Fir Grove Fir Grove Hotel WA4 2LD
Grappenhall, Warrington
Formby Cross Green, Liverpool Road L37 4BH
Formby
Frodsham The Bears Paw, WA6 7AF
Main Street, Frodsham
Golborne The Police Station WA3 3BU
High Street, Golborne
Great Sankey Chapel House Pub WA5 1RU
Great Sankey
Haydock David Ogden Holidays WA11 0HU
Clipsley Lane, Haydock
Heswall Thomas Cook CH60 0AL
Telegraph Road, Heswall
Hindley The War Memorial at St. Peters Church WN2 3BG
Hindley
Hoylake Ship Inn, Market Street
Hoylake, CH47 3BB
Hunts Cross Hunts Cross Hotel L25 0NN
Hunts Cross
Huyton, L36 6GA Bus Stop @ Huyton Train Station / Walk In Centre
Derby Road, Huyton L36 6GA(Poplar Bank)
Hyde Taxi Rank Before Bus Station
Clarendon Street, Hyde
Irlam/Higher Irlam Co-op Travel-opp.Nags Head M44 6EB
Liverpool Road, Higher Irlam
Johns Ave Opposite The Library WA11 0LY
Johns Ave / Church Road, Haydock
Kirkby Layby at Kirkby Civic Offices
Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby
Leigh Headway, Charity Shop. WN7 4NP
Bradshawgate, Leigh
Leyland Bus Stop At The Old Police Station PR25 3NN
Golden Hill, Leyland
Litherland Bus Stop Outside Library L21
Bridge Road, Litherland
Little Hulton Bus Lay-by, Manchester Road
Just Before Lights at Clegg Lane, Little Hulton
Liverpool Empire Theatre L1 1JE
Lime Street, Liverpool
Lowton St Lukes Church WA3 2ED
Church Lane, Lowton
Lymm Poplar 2000 Services
Coach Park, Lymm
Maghull Central Square L31 0AE
Maghull
Manchester Outside Main Bus Entrance
Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
Neston Ladies Walk Bus Stop
Opposite Aldi, Neston
Newton Pied Bull WA12 9SH
High Street, Newton Le Willows
Norris Green ASDA, Broadway
Norris Green
Old Swan Black Horse Hotel, Prescot Road L13 5XD
Old Swan, Liverpool
Oldham Stand C Cheapside Bus Station
Oldham
Ormskirk Bus Station Stand 5
Ormskirk
Orrell The Mount / Priory Wood WN5 8HQ
Orrell Road, Orrell
Pemberton White Swan, White Street WN5 8AU
Pemberton
Platt Bridge Iceland, Warrington Rd, Platt Bridge, WN2
Prescot Bus Station
Prescot
Preston, Ringway Holiday Inn, Ringway, PR1 3AU
Preston
Prestwich Metro Railway Station Forecourt
Prestwich
Rainford Bus Stop Outside Newsagents WA11 8HE
Church Road, Rainford
Rainhill Chats Chatsworth Road Shops L35 8LE
Chatsworth Road, Rainhill
Rainhill Vic Victoria Pub L35 0LR
Warrington Road, Rainhill
Runcorn Old Town Bus Station
Runcorn
Sale Bus Stop Outside Marks & Spencer M33 7AD
Washway Road, Sale
Salford Bus Lay-by, Hankinson Way
Salford
Shevington Post Office WN6 8HA
Shevington
Skelmersdale War Memorial, Sandy Lane WN8 8LA
Skelmersdale
Southport Tourist Information Centre PR8 1DL
Eastbank Street, Southport
St.Helens Entrance to Hardshaw Centre, WA10 1EB/1DS
Bickerstaffe Street, St Helens
Standish ALDI Supermarket WN6 0HS
Preston Road, Standish (Was Co-op / Somerfield)
Stockport The Pineapple Inn SK4 1AQ
Heaton Lane, Stockport
Swinton Opposite Town Hall M27 4EQ
Chorley Road, Swinton
Thatto Heath Springfield Hotel, Thatto Heath Rd WA10 3QU
Thatto Heath, St Helens
Tyldesley Town Hall M29 8EH
Elliott Street, Tyldesley
Urmston One Stop Shop Lostock Road M41 0SU
Davy Hulme Circle, Urmston
Walkden Bus Stop top of memorial Rd M28 3AQ
Memorial Road, Walkden
Wallasey The Boot Inn/Turnberry's CH44 2AA
Wallasey Road, Wallasey
Walton Outside Barnes Travel L4 3QH
County Road, Walton
Warrington John Barry Furnishings, Warrington WA4 1AB
Knutsford Road (Old Golden Lion Pub)
Wavertree Picton Clock L15 6DL
Wavertree
West Houghton LIDL STORE, Opp Cricketers Way
West Houghton
West Kirby Train Station, Grange Rd CH48 4EA
West Kirby
Widnes, Queens Court Victoria Road, New Development
Old Queens Hall, Widnes. WA87RA
Wigan Mesnes Park Terr. Bus Stop Near Drumcroon Gallery
Wigan WN1 1RU
Winwick Bus Stop Opp WA2 8RN Winwick Quay Pub
Winwick
Wythenshawe Outside Gala Bingo, Rowlands Way
Wythenshawe
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