Royal Mint, Wye Valley, Cardiff & Bristol
The Wye Valley offers a tranquil and scenic escape from the hustle and bustle of modern life, so whether you’re interested in outdoor activities, cultural heritage, or simply enjoying the beauty of nature, the Wye Valley has something for you.
YOUR HOTEL: The Mercure Cardiff North was completely renovated in 2019 and provides an excellent location for exploring South Wales, located just 5 miles from Cardiff City Centre. Hotel facilities include an excellent standard of accommodation. All bedrooms are en-suite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and walk-in showers with small step. The hotel has a lift.
MONDAY: Depart from your home area in the morning travelling to Wales, arriving late afternoon at the Mercure Cardiff North Hotel. Tea/coffee and biscuits on arrival.
TUESDAY: Our day begins with a journey along the beautiful Wye Valley to historic Monmouth for a short break. From here we head for Symonds Yat where we enjoy a cruise on the River Wye. Lunch break today is in Ross-on-Wye and we return through the Forest of Dean to Lydney and Chepstow, our final stop of the day.
WEDNESDAY: This morning we make the journey to Bristol where we have the day free to explore this historic maritime city, home of Brunel’s magnificent ship, the SS Great Britain. Why not have lunch by the harbour?
THURSDAY; Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before we head off to the fascinating Royal Mint Experience at Llantrisant where we can learn about how the coins we use every day are made. From here we head for the stunning and cosmopolitan capital city of Cardiff. The city has lots to offer the visitor – the castle, the superb Millennium Stadium, the rejuvenated Cardiff Bay area with boat trips, cafes and bars.
FRIDAY: After breakfast we leave and begin our journey home.
PRICE PER PERSON: £485
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT: £112 7 available
PRICE INCLUDES: Pick up from local area or car parking on our premises (Please state when booking as this is less time on the coach). Executive air-conditioned coach travel with toilet. Half board accommodation. Entrance to Royal Mint & River Wye Cruise.