Staying at The Metropole Hotel
3 DAYS | 23rd November 2018
Why not join us and celebrate the start of the Christmas season at the Medieval Fayre in the stunning setting of Ludlow Castle. Eat, drink and be merry, mingle with medieval jesters and enjoy live music as you browse over 100 stalls selling quality wares, handmade gifts and seasonal products. Find the perfect presents and tickle your taste buds with the tempting food and drink on offer. We also visit a most unique Christmas spectacle, Abbey Cwm Hir historic hall, where at this time of year all of the 52 rooms are decorated for Christmas.
Our base for this tour is The Metropole Hotel, a 4*hotel situated in the heart of Llandrindod Wells. The hotel assures you of a warm Yuletide welcome from the onset with its Victorian reception, Radnor restaurant, delightful conservatory and a lounge bar. The hotel also boasts modern leisure facilities, including a small gym, swimming pool and sauna. The hotel boasts the excellent Radnor restaurant, a delightful conservatory and lounge bar. All bedrooms are en-suite with colour TV, and tea and coffee making facilities.
We depart Macclesfield calling for coffee and a browse at Dobbies Garden centre enroute to Shrewsbury where all the shops will be bedecked with Christmas goodies. There will be time for a leisurely lunch and a little shopping before we take the scenic route to Llandrindod Wells and our hotel. Upon arrival we have tea/coffee and mince pies.
This morning we take the short journey to the Hall at Abbey-Cwm-Hir. Within a setting of breath taking beauty, history and romance the hall and its 12 acres overlook St Mary’s church, and the ruins of the 12th Century Cistercian Abbey. Upon arrival we step back in time in this true family home for the most remarkable Christmas experience, and enjoy all 52 rooms of the house and their individual themes. We return to the hotel around lunch time and have the afternoon at leisure in Llandrindod Wells.
After a relaxing breakfast we head across country to Ludlow for the highlight of our weekend the fabulous Ludlow Medieval Christmas Fayre that takes place in the Castle grounds. You will have ample time to explore many stalls selling seasonal wares, food and drink, crafts and historical goods. The possibilities are endless maybe grab a mulled wine and watch the live entertainment, everything from live music, theatre, comedy, juggling and swashbuckling sword fights. Mid-afternoon we head for home making a comfort stop en-route. We aim to arrive in the Macclesfield area early evening.
£264.00 per person sharing twin/double
£20.00 single room supplement
£20.50 insurance per person, inc. IPT