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Vale of Rheidol Railway

Heartland of Wales

Our tour staying in the mid Wales spa town of Llandrindod Wells includes a trip to the coast at Aberystwyth, drives through the Vale of Tywi, the gardens at Aberglasney and a trip on the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway - one of the Great Little Trains of Wales.

6 Days from £549

UK Tour

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • Door to Door Service
  • Half Board
  • Vale of Rheidol Railway
  • Aberglasney Gardens
  • Abbey-Cwm-Hir
  • Elan Dams Visitor Centre
  • Excursions as Listed
Tue 27 August 2019
  • £549
  • 6 Days
  • G9111

  • Single Supplement £50
  • Twin/Double for Sole Use £125

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Day 1 After being picked up from your door, we travel by coach across the Severn Bridge and have a lunch stop close to Tintern Abbey. We continue up the Wye Valley, across the Black Mountains of the Brecon Beacon National Park to our hotel in Llandrindod Wells.

Day 2 A wonderful tour through the Wye Valley to Devil’s Bridge, famous for its waterfalls and the three stacked bridges, where you might choose to walk up to the famous Mynach Falls, (Entrance not included. Walk not suitable for people with mobility problems). We continue to Aberystwyth. We then board the Vale of Rheidol Steam Railway for a scenic journey to Devil’s Bridge, where we are met by our coach to return to our hotel.

Day 3 This morning we travel along the beautiful Elan Valley with a stop at the visitor centre, overlooked by the dramatic dam and magnificent reservoirs. In the afternoon we visit Abbey-Cwm-Hir, a Grade II-listed hall set within breathtaking scenery.

Day 4 After a leisurely morning, we travel to Aberglasney Gardens, where we have free time to explore the 10 acres of magnificent gardens and visit the lovely tearooms.

Day 5 A free day to enjoy Llandrindod Wells, with its pretty park overlooking the River Ithon, and many shops and cafés in which to relax. Alternatively, join your driver on a half day excursion to Ludlow.

Day 6 Leaving our hotel after breakfast we travel to Ledbury before continuing our journey to the local area, reaching our taxis late afternoon.

Metropole Hotel

Our four-star hotel is located in the centre of the historic spa town of Llandrindod Wells with Victorian canopied streets, delicate wrought ironwork and ornamental parks. As well as comfortable lounges, bar and Miles Restaurant, enjoy the 18m indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and gym. Bedrooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer and hospitality tray. The hotel has WiFi and a lift.


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