Legendary Vale of Llangollen

Steeped in myths and legends, the ancient Welsh town of Llangollen is our base for this fantastic tour. Highlights include a leisurely horse-drawn canal boat cruise along the beautiful clear waters of the Llangollen Canal to the aptly named Horseshoe Falls, a trip on the Llangollen heritage railway and a visit to mighty Chirk Castle.
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Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Llangollen & Horse Drawn Canal Trip
After breakfast, we enjoy time at leisure in Llangollen before we experience a 2 hour
relaxing horse drawn canal boat cruise, admiring the Chain Bridge across the River Dee and marvelling at the manmade Horseshoe Falls, a striking feature on the river, whilst gliding along one of the most beautiful lengths of canal you will ever see.

Day 3 Chester and River Cruise
After a leisurely breakfast we travel north to the beautiful River Dee for a relaxing boat trip, the perfect the way to experience this waterway. Enjoy stunning scenery and hear all about Chester’s storied past from onboard. Afterwards we have time at leisure to explore the ancient walled city of Chester, where Roman Legionaires marched to war, Viking raiders wreaked havoc and Norman invaders conquered Anglo Saxons.

Day 4 Chirk Castle
We travel to the mighty medieval fortress of Chirk Castle this morning, which reveals 400
years of changing tastes and fashions in its lavishly furnished rooms. We have free time
for lunch in the historic kitchen before strolling through the beautiful gardens – stand on
the terrace and admire the 18th century ha-ha at the bottom of the garden, which affords
stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop Plains.

Day 5 Departure
After breakfast, we make our way home.
Legend

Wrexham Llyndir Hall Hotel, BW Signature Collection

Wrexham, Wales
AAA+ Contempory Style Country House Hotel Stunning Hotel Setting
This 19th century country house hotel is located in a peaceful location on the border of England and Wales, about 5 miles from Wrexham, making it a perfect destination for exploring both sides of the border. All 51 bedrooms are spacious, fully equipped and decorated in a contemporary fashion. Although the hotel does not have a lift there are 16 ground floor rooms. Guests can relax in the stylish bar, cosy lounge or in the magnificent gardens before dining in the excellent function room. Leisure facilities include an indoor pool, sauna and gym.

Wrexham Llyndir Hall Hotel

Wrexham
4 Nights Half Board

Twin from £269pp
Double for Sole Use Supplement from £98

Inclusions
• Porterage
• Welcome tea/coffee
• Choice of menu
• Tea/coffee after dinner
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£269 for 5 days

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