2 DAY 4 CASTLE AND SNOWDONIA TOUR
2 DAY TOURS
AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR
SIGHTSEEING AND CULTURE
Some people venturing to visit us at Snowdonia National Park and North Wales wish to drop in for a fleeting visit to get the taste of the area and visit our grand castles.
You can still cram a lot into a 2 day visit with us, and feel like you have connected with the essence, beauty and culture in North Wales by the end of your tour.
Our team aim to make your time spent with us fun, exciting, and memorable. After all it is your TOUR. We aim to maximise your 2 day’s with us on this cultural experience. Our tours never fail to deliver as we offer a superior package in comparison to anywhere else in the UK due to our location and knowledgeable local guides. So if you’re a group booking, a family with children, or joining one of our pre booked tours, we make sure that we’ve got your requirements covered.
• Conwy Town & Castle – – Here we will do the ancient castle tour, visit the smallest house in Britain, walk the castle walls, stroll along the Conwy estuary, see some old tudor houses and view some traditional welsh art and craft shops
• Nant ffrancon pass & Llyn Owgain – We will drive into the glacial Nant Ffrancon Pass & Ogwen Valley in the heart of the snowdonia national park, and a photo opportunity of one of the many lakes we will be visiting. Also learning some local history and tales about local welsh myths and legends along the way
• LLynau Mymbyr – Another photo opportunity, as we stop at llyn mymbyr in Capel curig, with Snowdonia now in view at the end of the lake
• Snowdonia viewpoint on the Nant gwynant pass – A spectacular viewpoint of the valley below and its lakes, and the towering Snowdonia mountain range in front of us
• Pen y Pass – We take the famous Pen y Pass road from the upper regions of the mountains to the lower summits and into the mountain village of Llanberis. This scenic drive you are likely to see rock climbers, mountain walkers and feel dwarfed by the towering valley slopes
• Lunch break at the National Slate museum – Here you can travel into the past of an industry and a way of life that has chiselled itself into the very being of this country. The Workshops and Buildings are designed as though quarrymen and engineers have just put down their tools and left the courtyard for home, while an array of Talks and Demonstrations including slate-splitting give you a real insight into the hardships of past quarry life.
• Dolbadarn castle & Llyn padarn – A few minutes walk up from the car park are worth the views alone. Built by the Welsh prince Llywelyn the Great during the early 13th century, at the base of the Llanberis Pass, and overlooking padarn lake. The castle was important to both militarily and as a symbol of Llywelyn’s power and authority.
• Caernarfon Castle – Take a walk round this world heritage site. After all these years Caernarfon’s immense strength remains undimmed. A brute of a fortress. History comes alive at Caernarfon in so many ways – along the lofty wall walks, beneath the twin-towered gatehouse, the walk town’s narrow and colorful streets and stylishly redeveloped waterfront of the menai.
• Beaumaris and Castle – Beaumaris is a captivating seaside town, with its mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture. Walk through the town, stroll along the seafront, taking in the pier and the views over the Menai Strait and Snowdonia then continuing through the charming streets with their picturesque cottages, many painted in soft pastel colours. We will also visit and walk the grounds of the beautiful and unique castle. Beaumaris is a captivating seaside town, with its mix of medieval, Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
• Menai Bridge Walk & Church Island – What’s the attraction? : Beautiful views of the Menai Suspension Bridge, the Britannia Bridge, St Tysilio’s Church Island and the Menai Strait. This walk is filled with spectacular scenery, wildlife, and the history of Anglesey combined.
• Penrhyn Castle – . Penrhyn is one of the most admired of the castles built in the United Kingdom. The castle is a picturesque composition that stretches over 600 feet from a tall donjon containing family rooms, through the main block built around the earlier house, to the service wing and the stables. Take in the unique architecture, opulent interiors and fine art collection sit alongside a history of sugar and slate fortunes, of social unrest and the longest-running industrial dispute in British history. View its vast rooms, neo-Norman stairways and Victorian kitchens, before heading back to Llandudno to finish our tour.