Spectacular Scenery of Mid Wales

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Mid Wales is bordered by the two stunning national parks of the Brecon Beacons and Snowdonia and is home to rich, green landscapes, the unspoilt Ceredigion coastline, the stunning Cambrian mountains and glorious castles, gardens and railways – discover just
some of them from our base at the fantastic Metropole Hotel.

 

Take a look at the stunning Powis Castle here
PACKAGED ITINERARY

Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Llandrindod Wells & Elan Valley Visitor Centre
After spending the morning at leisure in our lovely hotel or strolling into the village to
explore the shops, we make our way after lunch to the Elan Valley Visitor Centre,
set in a fantastic location against a spectacular backdrop of a Victorian stone dam.

Day 3 Powis Castle & Garden
This morning, we visit the impressive Powis Castle which began life as a medieval fortress. We spend time at leisure exploring the magnificent collections contained in the castle and its world-famous garden, with spectacular yew hedges and lavish herbaceous borders, as well as a superb collection of treasures from India displayed in the Clive Museum.

Day 4 Vale of Rheidol Railway & Aberystwyth
Today we travel to the popular seaside resort of Aberystwyth where we board the Vale of Rheidol Railway (past winner of Coach Friendly Heritage Railway of the Year) for a nostalgic journey through some of Wales’ most spectacular scenery. During our 3 hour round trip our narrow gauge steam locomotive climbs 700ft during the 12 mile journey from Aberystwyth to Devil’s Bridge, home of the famous waterfalls. We spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure exploring Aberystwyth’s many attractions, including the harbour, pier, beach, castle and the longest electric cliff railway in Britain.

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

The Metropole Hotel

Llandrindod, Mid Wales
AAAA Central Location Collection Hotel
The elegant and historic Metropole Hotel is located in the centre of the Victorian town of Llandrindod Wells and was originally the largest hotel in Wales. Still privately owned by the great, great grandson of the original Victorian owner, the Metropole is still the highest AA rated hotel in Mid Wales. The hotel offers 109 traditionally styled bedrooms, a large, spacious restaurant with a conservatory offering beautiful views of the surrounding countryside, a modern, cosy bar and a comfortable lounge. Leisure facilities include an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, steam room and gym. • Lift • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Leisure facilities • Coach parking is on site & free of charge

The Metropole Hotel

Llandrindod, Mid Wales
4 Nights Half Board

Twin from £324pp
No Single Supplement (max 7 incl driver)

Inclusions
• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee on arrival
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• A glass of wine with dinner on 1st night
• Live musical entertainment on 1 night
• Elan Valley Visitor Centre
• Entrance to Powis Castle
• Return journey Vale of Rheidol Railway: Aberystwyth - Devil’s Bridge
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Prices starting from...

£324 for 5 days

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