Snowdon, Portmeirion and Welsh Mountain Steam

Snowdon, Portmeirion and Welsh Mountain Steam

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Snowdon, Portmeirion and Welsh Mountain Steam

5 Days Starting and ending in United Kingdom

Visiting: Llandudno, Llanberis Lake Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway, Portmeirion, Ffestiniog Railway - (Blaenau Festiniog, Station), Betws-y-Coed, Welsh Highland Railway - (Beddgelert Station)

Tour operator:

Shearings

Guide Type:

Partially Guided

Physical rating:

Low

Age range:

0-99

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians

Tour operated in:
English
Trip Styles:

UK tours by Coach

Activities:

Rail Excursion

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Tour Overview

Located on the doorstep of a beautiful beach and charming promenade, the Llandudno Bay Hotel puts you in the perfect spot for a Welsh escape. With a fantastic position near to all the local sights and iconic attractions, beautifully finished interiors, and a well-furnished outside area with swinging egg chairs, you’ll feel right at home from the moment you arrive. From here, we’ll head for the clouds with a ride on the Snowdon Mountain Railway – a rack and pinion railway which climbs to the very top of Snowdon. We’ll also chug along the shores of Lake Padarn on the Llanberis Lake Railway before joining Ffestiniog Railway, the world’s oldest narrow-gauge railway. With an exploration of the wonderful Italianate village of Portmeirion and charming Betws-y-Coed – the principal village of the Snowdonia National Park – a fantastic holiday is guaranteed.

Highlights

  • The Llandudno Bay Hotel puts you in the perfect spot for a Welsh escape.

  • We’ll also chug along the shores of Lake Padarn on the Llanberis Lake Railway before joining Ffestiniog Railway

  • The principal village of the Snowdonia National Park – a fantastic holiday is guaranteed.

Itinerary

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Day 1 : Start From Llandudno

Location: Llandudno

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The Llandudno Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Dinner

Make your own way to our hotel in Llandudno, where you meet an experienced Tour Manager and enjoy a relaxing evening.

Day 2 : Llanberis Lake Railway And Snowdon Mountain Railway

Location: Llanberis Lake Railway, Snowdon Mountain Railway

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The Llandudno Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Today, we travel by coach to the village of Llanberis, which sits on the southern bank of Lake Padarn and the foot of Mount Snowdon – the highest mountain in Wales.


After our visit to Llanberis, we enjoy a return journey on the lovely Llanberis Lake Railway, which follows the shore of Lake Padarn with wonderful views of mountains and the lake along the way.


Later, we board the Snowdon Mountain Railway for a return journey to the summit and visitor centre, admiring the fantastic views over the scenic valley.

Day 3 : Portmeirion And Ffestiniog Railway

Location: Portmeirion, Ffestiniog Railway - (Blaenau Festiniog, Station)

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The Llandudno Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, we travel by coach for our included visit to Portmeirion, a weird and wonderful Italianate village set on its own private peninsula. It is most famous for being the setting of the 1960s TV series ‘The Prisoner’.


After time at leisure, we enjoy a scenic journey on the Ffestiniog Railway, the world’s oldest narrow-gauge railway. This scenic 13½-mile journey travels the full length of the railway between Porthmadog and Blaenau Ffestiniog, encompassing pastures, villages, forests, lakes, waterfalls, tunnels, and horseshoe bends – even a complete spiral!


We return to the hotel by coach and enjoy dinner this evening.

Day 4 : Betws-Y-Coed And The Welsh Highland Railway

Location: Betws-y-Coed, Welsh Highland Railway - (Beddgelert, Station)

Accommodation: Hotel

Accommodation Name: The Llandudno Bay Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

This morning, our coach takes us to stunning Betws-y-Coed. Situated in the heart of the Conwy Valley, Betws-y-Coed is the principal village of Snowdonia National Park. Enjoy time to explore at your own pace.


From here, we continue by coach to the picturesque riverside village of Beddgelert. Here, we will join the Welsh Highland Railway for a relaxing journey as the train meanders its way along the line. Take in spectacular views of forests and mountains as we head towards the coast and the imposing Caernarfon Castle. Once arriving at Caernarfon station, we travel by coach to our hotel.

Day 5 : Return Home

Location: Llandudno

Meals Included: Breakfast

After breakfast, it is time to check out of our hotel. Why not take the opportunity to visit the Great Orme in Llandudno or the neighbouring town of Conwy before you make your own way home?

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Additional Services

    Travel from a wide range of joining points across the UK is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement. Please contact us for our full list of joining points.

  • Meals

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Transport

    Comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach

  • Porterage at Hotels

What's Not Included

Accommodation

You will stay for four nights at the Llandudno Bay Hotel.



Check out our Q&As

  • Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Yes, 6 years or above

  • Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    As detailed in the itinerary

  • Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

  • Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes

  • Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

  • Is the tour coach air conditioned?

    Yes

  • What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Low

  • Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    You can be assured of a high level of service and reliability from our expert-trained coach crews, who will be on hand to assist and escort you along the way

  • Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach.

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    Shearings requires a minimum deposit of 75 GBP per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 56 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of shearings charges.

    Up to 56 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 55 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 42 days before tour starts: Forfeit 75% of booking price.

    At 21 days before tour starts: Forfeit 90% of booking price.

    At 14 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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