History of South Wales

4*Parkway Hotel & Spa, Cwmbran. "Pit to Port" Coach Tour, Abervagenny, Monmouth & Brecon Canal Cruise, Brecon Beacons, Royal Mint & St Fagans Museum of National History.

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History of South Wales

 
Stay at the 4* Parkway Hotel & Spa in Cwmbran. Enjoy a "Pit to Port" guided coach tour through the Rhaondda & Afan Valleys, Swansea & the Vale of Glamorgan. Visit Abergavenny, cruise along the Monmouth & Brecon canal & enjoy a scenic drive through the Brecon Beacons. Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Mint and a visit to St Fagans National History Museum.
 
PARKWAY HOTEL & SPA, CWMBRAN ****
Thursday 29 September 2022
5 Days
£495 per person sharing a twin/double room
£90 single supplement
Home pick up/set down from £25 per person
Front seat supplement £12.50 for the duration of the tour
 
Price includes:
All coach travel
Porterage
4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
Guided "Pit to Port" tour
Monmouth & Brecon Canal cruise
Royal Mint guided tour
 
 
 

ITINERARY

Thu 29 September

We depart the local area and with a lunch stop on route arrive at the 4* Parkway Hotel & Spa in time for dinner.

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Fri 30 September

Today we are joined by a local tour guide for a "Pit to Port" coach tour. As we travel towards the Rhondda Valley we hear the fascinating stories of when 'coal was king' in the area and will see how nature has regained her land. We will then travel over the mountain pass before dropping down into the Afan Valley, stopping in Swansea for lunch. After lunch we take a scenic route via the Vale of Glamorgan before heading back to the hotel.

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Sat 1 October

This morning we visit the historic town of Abergavenny on market day before travelling to Brecon to board a Dragonfly cruise along the Monmouth & Brecon canal. We take a drive through the picturesque Brecon Beacons National Park on our return to the hotel.

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Sun 2 October

This morning we journey through more than 1,100 years of history with The Royal Mint Experience. Explore the fascinating coin-making process - from preparing blank metal discs to striking the coins. This afternoon we visit St Fagans Museum, named for the magnificent Castle and gardens in which it stands. Gain an insight into the rich heritage and culture of Wales and the Welsh language can be heard in daily use amongst craftsmen and interpreters.

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Mon 3 October

After breakfast we return home with a lunch stop on route arriving back late afternoon.

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PICK-UP POINTS

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note some pick up points may not be served on all departure dates.

NAME PICK-UP TIME RETURN TIME
Baldock Market Place N/STBATBA
Bishops Stortford Dane StTBATBA
Buntingford The Crown PHTBATBA
Cambridge Trumpington P&RTBATBA
Great Shelford STBATBA
Harlow Bus Stn Stop 14TBATBA
HERTFORD - Tesco Stop 12TBATBA
Hitchin STBATBA
HODDESDON - Clock TowerTBATBA
Letchworth Station Rd STBATBA
Newport Stn Rd Bus Stop STBATBA
Royston Bus StationTBATBA
Saffron Walden High St STBATBA
Sawbridgeworth White L. STBATBA
Sawston War Memorial STBATBA
South MimmsTBATBA
Stansted Mountfit Har STBATBA
Stevenage Danestrete KTBATBA
WARE - Station RdTBATBA

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