Wales

Llandudno

Nestled between the Great & Little Ormes headlands, Llandudno is the largest resort in North Wales.  With a lovely sweeping promenade with plenty of seating and stunning views, Llandudno is a perfect location for a lovely relaxing holiday.  The wonderful Snowdonia National Park is only a short drive away, and with some of the finest scenery anywhere in Europe, is a magnet for holiday makers.

26th Feb – 2nd March 2018 5 days £179pp
29th March – 2nd April 2018 – Easter Tour 5 days £269pp
10th – 17th June 2018 8 days £429pp
2nd – 9th September 2018 8 days £429pp
Evans Hotel

The Evans hotel is ideally situated on the level, in a quiet position close to the town centre, and only 400 yards from the promenade. The Evans is a friendly, family run hotel priding itself on the service and cuisine offered in the tastefully furnished dining room. All rooms are fully en-suite with satellite tv, tea/coffee making facilities and full central heating. A lift serves all floors. Entertainment is provided in the hotels spacious bars, complete with a fully inlaid dance floor. Other facilities include a games room with a full size snooker table, skittles, darts and pool table.

    5 DAYS –  Betws-y-Coed & Snowdonia Drive – Conwy
    8 DAYS – Betws-y-Coed & Snowdondia drive – Llangollen & Horseshoe Pass – Caernarfon & Isle of Anglesey – Rhyl

     Barmouth

    Barmouth’s location on the west coast of North Wales and lying between a mountain range and the sea on the mouth of the River Mawddach is arguably one of the most beautiful locations in Wales.  It rests just within the south west corner of Snowdonia National Park and is steeped in a history rich with connections to the shipping and slate industries.  The old town is well worth a visit with its steep steps and slate-roofed cottages on the side of a mountain.  The harbour is beautiful and you can walk across the spectacular Barmouth Bridge spanning the river which can be an ideal activity for an evening stroll.  The beach is large and perfect for sunbathing and games, and surfers can often be seen depending on the swells and time of year.  The size of the beach means those wanting to get away and relax in peace and quiet can do so easily.  It also has a large range of shops, pubs, a funfair from March to October and amusement arcades.  The Mawddach estuary is an area of immense beauty and offers visitors a range of walks to suit the determined and the casual stroller.  It is a haven for bird spotters and those wishing to get away from it all.  It also offers great picture taking opportunities, especially at sundown.
    The Arbour Hotel
    The Arbour Hotel is family run and superbly situated on the promenade band is the nearest hotel to the golden sands of Barmouth Beach.  Within easy walking distance of the shops, harbour and famous railway bridge.  All bedrooms are en-suite with tea/coffee making facilities.  There is a large dining room, cocktail bar, television lounge and indoor swimming pool.  The hotel has a lift to all floors.
    16th – 20th April 2018 5 days £275pp
    12th – 18th August 2018 7 days £385pp
    19th – 23rd November 2018 5 days T&T £279pp
    Half Board – Single Supplement – 4 nights £24pp – 6 nights £36pp
    Excursions Include:-
    5 days April – Porthmadog & Ffestiniog Railway to Blaenau Ffestiniog – Aberystwyth & Machynileth.
    5 days November – Aberdovey & Tywyn – Aberystwyth & Machynileth.
    7 days – Porthmadog & Ffestiniog Railway to Blaenau Ffestiniog – Aberdovey & Tywyn – Aberystwyth & Machynileth.

    Criccieth

    Criccieth is situated in Cardigan Bay on the south coast of the Llyn Peninsula, where the edge of Snowdonia National Park meets the sea.  Criccieth’s two Blue Flag Beaches are separated by a headland fortress which dominates the landscape and possesses a fascinating, forceful history and is well worth visiting.  The resort is full of Victorian character and awash with floral colour all year round due to its temperate climate.  Numerous restaurants many with dreamy views across Cardigan Bay, make Criccieth the perfect spot for exploring Snowdonia’s mountains and the Llyn Peninsula both designated areas of outstanding natural beauty, and making the most of the fantastic sunsets.
    The Lion Hotel
    Famed for it’s welcoming atmosphere, care and a genuine desire to offer everything that the visitor requires, the Lion Hotel has 46 en-suite rooms, some within the Castle View Cottages and all with modern facilities.  All are as you would expect from a period building, very different and individual.  They range from antique furnished twin bedded rooms to contemporary suites.  All bedrooms have central heating, flat screen tv’s, tea & coffee making facilities, direct dial telephones and a hairdryer.  Every en-suite has a shower (many also have a bath), WC, hand basin, shaver point and toiletries.  The hotel offers regular live entertainment and quiz nights and the lift in the main building serves all but 3 rooms.
    18th – 22nd June 2018 5 days £329pp
    10th – 14th September 2018 5 days £329pp
     Half board.  No single supplement (on allocated single rooms)
    Excursions include-
    Both holidays – Caernarfon and Snowdonia
    A spectacular journey today as we travel along the coast to Pwllheli and then north to Caernarfon, home of a magnificent castle beside the harbour.  After time for sightseeing and lunch we then turn inland to Llanberis, at the foot of Snowdon, and over the magnificent Pass of Llanberis, yet more spectacular views of Snowdon, then descending to Beddgelert, and back to our hotel.
    Portmeirion Village – This unique village which is set on its own peninsula on the southern shores of Snowdonia.  Its dreamy Italianate quality has seen it made the setting for the famous TV series ‘The Prisoner’.  Explore the lovely gardens and fascinating vistas around every corner.

    Tenby

    The resort of Tenby is one of Wales’ most popular destinations and places of interest with thousands of visitors descending to the historical town all year round.  The picturesque town itself is almost surrounded by award winning beaches and provides views over the Gower Peninsula and Carmarthen Bay to the east.  To the south you have views over the popular Island of Caldey where the local monastery housing Cistercian Monks can be found.  Tenby is one of the prettiest resorts in Wales, unspoilt by commercialism and retains its natural seaside charm, especially along narrow winding streets that lead down to the colourful walled harbour.  All along the sea front where there are seats and shelters at vantage points to view the magnificent coastal scenery.  The resort is split by a rocky headland into two beach sections, north and south, the harbour is to the north.
     The Belgrave Hotel
    The Belgrave Hotel is situated on the sea front with fantastic views overlooking the sea to Caldey Island and beautiful golden beaches.  There is level walking to the shops in the quaint little town and harbour.  All bedrooms are en-suite with television and tea & Coffee making facilities, a lift serves all floors and there is a separate lounge overlooking the sea and a lounge bar with entertainment.
    30th April – 4th May 2018 5 days £269pp
    27th – 31st August 2018 5 days £299pp
    11th – 15th November 2018 5 days T&T £289pp

    Half board.  No single supplement (on allocated singles)

    Excursions Include –

    All holidays – A full day travelling via Pembroke and onto Haverfordwest.  We then continue towards the Pembrokeshire Coast and the City of St Davids.  After some time for sightseeing we continue along the coast road to Fishguard before setting out over the Pembroke National Park back towards Tenby.

    A visit to the market town on Carmarthen on market day and in the afternoon take in a Welsh Love Spoon Centre.