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National Botanic Garden

South Wales

Enjoy our Welsh breaks from the comfort of the Ivy Bush Royal Hotel. See the seasonal colour at the National Botanic Garden and Aberglasney and admire the glorious scenery of the Gower Peninsula and the Pembrokeshire Coast. There are many single rooms available on this tour.

5 Days from £575

UK Tour

  • All Coach Travel
  • Door to Door Service
  • Half Board
  • National Botanic Garden
  • Birds of Prey Centre
  • Aberglasney Gardens
  • Pembroke Castle Tour
  • Tea & Scone Day 3
  • Excursions as Listed
Mon 13 October 2025
  • £575
  • 5 Days
  • G2520

  • Single Supplement 60

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Day 1 We travel across to Gloucester in time for lunch. We continue to our hotel in Carmarthen, where we are greeted with tea and Welsh cakes.

Day 2 Today we visit the National Botanic Garden of Wales, which was created within a beautiful Regency park, with over 100,000 plants and the Great Glasshouse as its remarkable centrepiece – making it perfect for all weathers. We have included entry to The British Bird of Prey Centre. Take a walk around the aviaries or enjoy a conservation talk by one of the falconers. The afternoon is free in Carmarthen.

Day 3 We visit the pretty resort of Tenby this morning and this afternoon we travel further west to Pembroke. Here we have a guided tour of the castle, once the magnificent home of the Earls of Pembroke, and enjoy tea and scones in the Castle Café.

Day 4 This morning we visit the Gower Peninsula, designated an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’, before continuing to Mumbles. Our afternoon is spent at Aberglasney Gardens, a remarkable site recovered from years of neglect and restored to its former glory.

Day 5 Leaving our hotel after breakfast, we travel to Cardiff for free time over the lunchtime period. We then cross the River Severn and continue to the local area and home.

Ivy Bush Royal Hotel

Our three-star hotel is within walking distance of Carmarthen, is sympathetically modernised and retains its old-world charm. All rooms have TV, telephone, hairdryer, ironing facilities and hospitality tray. The hotel has a bar, spacious lounge and terrace, WiFi and a lift and provides two nights of entertainment.


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