The Heady Heights of Wales

Our friendly hotel is ideally situated for visiting attractions in North Wales and Chester. With visits to the beautiful Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno, the historic city of Chester and a canal boat trip on the amazing Pontcysyllte Aqueduct canal, the highest canal aqueduct ever built, our tour explores the highlights of this area.

Sue says…
"The very friendly Beaufort Park Hotel is in an ideal position for touring and has flat access, making it well suited to our groups."
Day 1 Arrival
We arrive at our hotel in time for dinner.

Day 2 Chester
Today, we explore the historic city of Chester which has the most complete city walls and largest Roman Amphitheatre in Britain, plus a 1000 year old cathedral and 700 year old unique shopping rows. We enjoy a 30 minute river cruise on the River Dee before visiting The High Cross at midday to hear the Town Crier’s public proclamations (May - Aug). We have free time for lunch in Chester Cathedral’s 13th century refectory, where monks used to dine many centuries ago, before taking a self-guided tour of the medieval cathedral and discovering the extraordinary story behind its imposing walls.

Day 3 Llandudno
Today, we enjoy a lovely drive via Colwyn Bay to the ‘Queen of Welsh’ resorts, Llandudno, with its wonderful beaches and lovely wide promenade. Llandudno is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day, with its beautiful Victorian architecture and Edwardian elegance, pier and excellent selection of high street stores and attractions. Take a ride to the top of the Great Orme on the beautifully restored tramway which climbs 1500m and visit the exhibition at the Halfway Station. From the summit, there are outstanding views across Anglesey and the peaks of Snowdonia.

Day 4 Llangollen & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
We have free time this morning to spend at leisure in Llangollen - stroll along the Victoria Promenade, sit in the Riverside Park or watch the river tumble down beneath the bridge. In the afternoon, we enjoy a fantastic Pontcysyllte Aqueduct canal boat trip on a motorized boat, taking us along a five mile stretch of the Llangollen Canal which runs along the picturesque Dee Valley. Our 2 hour trip includes a crossing of the world famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct also known as the ‘Stream in the Sky’.

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

Beaufort Park Hotel

Mold, Flintshire
AAA Great Touring Location
The independently run Beaufort Park Hotel offers a warm welcome, friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere. The hotel is set in the village of New Brighton, only 2 miles from the historic market town of Mold. The 105 well-appointed bedrooms are traditional in style and there is an informal restaurant offering a relaxed dining experience, a cosy bar and comfortable lounge. Although the hotel does not have a lift, half of the bedrooms are on the ground floor. • Ground floor rooms • Bar • Restaurant • Tea/coffee in room • Coach parking is on-site & free of charge

Beaufort Park Hotel

Mold, Flintshire
4 Nights Half Board
2020 Twin from £189pp
No Single Supplement (max 6, incl. driver)

• Porterage & welcome tea/coffee & Bara Brith
• Choice of menu & tea/coffee after dinner
• Entertainment on Tues, Thurs, Sat & Sun
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£189 for 5 days

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