Steaming Through Wales & The Snowdon Mountain Railway

Staying at The Celtic Royal Hotel

 

4 DAYS | 1st September 2017

This delightful tour gives you the opportunity to experience the magical appeal of Wales by both coach and train. A land of song, choirs, castles and Celtic connections, splendid countryside, and a coastline of outstanding natural beauty.

The Celtic Royal Hotel is situated within just a ten minute walk from Caernarfon’s walled town, harbour and castle. The hotel features a brasserie, restaurant, lounge bar, leisure club with indoor pool, sauna and steam room and free Wi-Fi. The bright and airy bedrooms all feature tea/coffee facilities, a TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Friday

We depart Macclesfield in the morning calling for coffee at Grosvenor Garden Centre enroute to the little town of Bala. Enjoy free time for lunch and a stroll, and perhaps take a trip on the Bala Lake Railway. We then take the scenic route to Caernarfon and our hotel for the next three nights.

Saturday

Morning at leisure in Caernarfon. Just after lunch time we board the steam train for our ride on the Welsh Highland Railway taking us on a scenic run to Porthmadog. The coach will pick you up in Porthmadog for our return journey to our hotel.

Sunday

Today we take a ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway, an incredible journey to the rooftop of Wales. Hafod Eryri is the Visitor Centre at the Summit of Snowdon, the centre has a refreshment area selling snacks and drinks and a shop selling souvenirs. After our amazing train journey you have free time to explore Llanberis. Perhaps visit the Slate Museum or take a boat trip on the lake or a ride on the Lake Railway?

Monday

This morning we travel to Porthmadog, you will have time for morning coffee before we board The Ffestiniog Railway, for a 13½-mile journey from the harbour in Porthmadog to the slate-quarrying town of Blaenau Ffestiniog. We then continue on to Llangollen for lunch. We depart mid-afternoon and head for home making a quick comfort stop en-route. We arrive in the Macclesfield area around teatime.

Tour includes: Luxury coach travel throughout, three nights dinner, bed and breakfast, ticket for the Snowdon Mountain Railway, a single ride on the Welsh Highland Railway and the Ffestiniog railway.
£368.00 per person sharing twin/double
£75.00 single room supplement
£22.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT

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