Departs: 7th October 2019 | 5 Days
Pembrokeshire Coastlines & Tenby
Tour Price: £359.00 per person
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Pembrokeshire is a county in the southwest of Wales. It is bordered by Carmarthenshire to the east, Ceredigion to the northeast, and the sea everywhere else. Pembrokeshire's beaches have won many awards.
The county is home to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, the only national park in the United Kingdom established primarily because of the coastline; the Park occupies more than a third of the area of the county and includes the Preseli Hills in the north as well as the 186-mile Pembrokeshire Coast Path.
Industry nowadays is focused on agriculture, oil and gas, and tourism. Historically mining and fishing were important activities. The county has a diverse geography with a wide range of geological features, habitats and wildlife. Its prehistory and modern history have been extensively studied, from tribal occupation, through Roman times, to Welsh, Norman and Flemish influences.
- All coach travel
- 4 nights half board
- Entertainment on 2 evenings
- Picton Castle & Gardens
- Guided tour, National Wool Museum
- Services of driver/guide
- Please inform us of any special dietary needs (diabetic, gluten free, vegetarian, etc).
- Special requests are put forward to the hotel and they will do their utmost to accommodate your needs.
- Itinerary could be subject to change.
- Price Per Person
Single Room Supplement: £Nil
Fishguard Bay Hotel
Quay Road, Goodwick, Pembrokeshire, SA64 0BT.
Tel: 01348 873571
The Fishguard Bay Hotel is a stunning 19-century 3 star hotel overlooking the harbour, with its impressive exterior façade, and spacious reception area leading to a sweeping staircase, guests are immediately immersed in the hotel's welcoming.
With its origins as a 19th Century mansion, and a former flagship Great Western Railway hotel, it is not surprising that the Fishguard Bay Hotel exudes an atmosphere of elegant sophistication. As a building listed for its historical and architectural importance, the hotel is visually striking - with its original high ceilings, architraves, oak panelling and stained glass windows.
All bedrooms are en-suite, tastefully decorated, and are equipped with direct dial telephone, hairdryer, colour TV and tea & coffee making facilities in order to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Free Wi-Fi is available to use in several areas of the hotel and there is a lift available to all floors.
Day 1: Depart Local Area
After boarding your luxury coach, we head west and over the border in to Wales, with comfort stops on route. We arrive at The Fishguard Bay Hotel where we will spend the next four nights with dinner bed and breakfast.
Day 2: St David's & Picton Castle & Gardens
Today we visit the smallest Cathedral City in Britain and a popular location for pilgrims and artists alike. Adjacent to its 12th century cathedral on the other side of the River Alun stands the magnificent ruins of the medieval Bishops Palace. Time to explore the area before we depart to go to the enchanting Picton Castle and Gardens (Included). Picton Castle is a most unusual 13th century ancient building being as it is a fully developed medieval castle that was transformed into a stately home in the 18th century. As soon as one enters inside it is revealed not to have an inner courtyard and keep but rather a series of finely planned rooms typical of the grand country house that it is. There is no other building quite like it in Britain. It is a 13th century castle with Georgen interior and original furniture and paintings. It comprises of 40 acres of some of the most beautiful woodland gardens and grounds in West Wales. Stroll beneath some of the largest and oldest trees in West Wales and discover woodland walks with their abundance of wild flowers blended with unusual woodland shrubs from all over the world, The Walled Garden and Fernery, the Secret Owl Garden, Jungle Garden. After a super day we return back to the hotel.
Day 3: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park & Tenby
Today we will travel through the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park world famous for its beaches, cliffs and wildlife, with endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, to Tenby, one of the finest coastal holiday resorts, which has retained its natural charm, narrow streets, harbour and beautiful beaches. Tenby is steeped in ancient history, and boasts a rich architectural history, illustrated by the remains of the town walls originally built in the 1200s.
Day 4: Cardigan & National Wool Museum
After breakfast we take a visit to the lovely market town of Cardigan, with its unspoilt townscape and rich heritage. Cardigan, Ancient market town on the River Teifi estuary, home of the first Welsh Eisteddfod and start of both the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path and Ceredigion Coast Path. The narrow streets, traditional shops, inns and eating places many with their original Georgian and Victorian fronts help create a unique visitor experience. We continue our journey through the Teifi Valley to the National Wool Museum. Enjoy an informative guided tour and let the story of wool, once the most important industry in Wales.
Day 5: Depart for Home
After breakfast and all cases have been loaded onto the coach, we say farewell to our hosts at the Fishguard Bay Hotel, and start the journey home. With comfort stop on route we shall arrive in your local area by early evening.
The tour driver/guide will do their professional best to ensure that you enjoy this tour. It will be at their discretion to rearrange the itinerary to better the tour for your comfort.