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Summer & Splendour in Southwest Wales

Summer & Splendour in Southwest Wales

A 5-day break of wonder in south Wales, we spend free time in the city of Swansea as well as visiting the National Botanic Garden of Wales

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A 5-day break of wonder in south Wales, we spend free time in the city of Swansea as well as visiting the National Botanic Garden of Wales and the Penderyn Whiskey Distillery where you will have a guided tour and tasting. We also have free time to explore Pant, Saundersfoot and Tenby.


At a Glance:

  • National Botanic Garden of Wales

  • Penderyn Whiskey Distillery

  • Brecon Mountain Railway

Day 1

Depart from your home in the morning and travel to Llanelli, arriving late afternoon at the Diplomat Hotel.


Day 2

We head southwest to the city of Swansea where we have free time to explore the city. Maybe take a stroll on Swansea beach front, visit the national waterfront museum or observe art in the Glynn Vivian Gallery. We then make our way to Swansea marina for a relaxing cruise on the River Tawne. In the afternoon, we travel to the international award winning National Botanic Garden of Wales where we can observe an inspiring range of themed gardens that incorporate a blend of the modern and historical, all set in a Regency landscape with Lord Fosters Glass House the centre piece.

B, D

Day 3

Our day takes us north-east to the small village of Pant where we aboard the Brecon Mountain Railway, one of the Great Little Trains of Wales, for a scenic ride through the Brecon beacons national park highlights being Ponsticill Reservoir. Following our train journey we enjoy free time in Brecon before making the journey to Penderyn Distillery, home to Wales' most famous whiskey. Here you will enjoy a guided tour of the distillery followed by a tasting of some Penderyn Whiskey.

B, D

Day 4

This morning we travel west to the popular small seaside resort of Saundersfoot, where we stay awhile with time to explore the little harbour, before leaving for the short ride to Tenby. With the old town walls, interesting little side streets and alleyways to explore and superb beaches, Tenby is South West Wales's main holiday resort and is always a pleasant and friendly place to visit.

B, D

Day 5

After breakfast we depart for our homeward journey.


B=Breakfast Included, D=Evening Meal Included

Hotel: The Diplomat Hotel, Llanelli

The Diplomat hotel is located on the edge of the coastal market town of Llanelli. Hotel facilities include indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, steam room, hot tub and gym. With a range of beauty treatments available in the onsite New Eden Spa. All bedrooms are ensuite and have television, telephone, hairdryer and tea & coffee making facilities. The hotel has a lift.

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Name Address Contact Details
Ardleigh Crown Ardleigh Crown Public House
Bramford, Angel PH Bramford, Angel Public House
Brentwood George & Dragon George & Dragon PH, Roman Road, Mountnessing
(B1002) CM15 0TZ
Bury St Edmunds Bus Stn Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station, Stand 9
Capel St Mary (South) Capel St Mary National Express Stop Southbound
Setdown Point: Capel St Mary White Horse Pub
Chelmsford Services Chelmsford Springfield Services
Lorry Park (Off A12)
Claydon Crown Claydon Crown Public House Lay By
Colchester North Rail Stn Colchester North Rail Station
Combs Bus Shelter Combs Bus Shelter, Ipswich Road (Opp. Esso Garage)
Copdock - Tescos Copdock Mill, Tesco Superstore Front Exit Bus Stop
Debenham Angel Debenham Angel Public House
Diss Bus Station Diss Bus Station
Eye Town Hall Eye Town Hall
Felixstowe Coach Park Felixstowe Coach Park, Garrison Lane, Felixstowe,
IP11 7SJ
Felixstowe Gt Eastern Sq Felixstowe Great Eastern Square
Ipswich, West End Rd Ipswich,West End Road Car Park
Kelvedon - The Tavern Kelvedon The Tavern, High Street/Station Road
Long Stratton Long Stratton Police Station
Mendlesham Kings Head Mendlesham, Kings Head Public House,
Mendlesham, Denters Hill Mendlesham, Denters Hill
Needham Market - Swan Needham Market, Swan Public House,
Norwich - Castle Meadow Norwich, Castle Meadow,(Outside Galloway Office)
Redenhall/Station Road Junction of Redenhall Road/Station Road Harleston
(Old Duke William PH) IP20 0LB
Scole - Scole Engineering Outside Scole Engineering Garage, Scole
Sproughton Sproughton, Wild Man Public House
Stowmarket Railway Stn. Stowmarket Railway Station.
Stowupland Dents Corner Stowupland, Dents Corner,
Tollgate McDonalds Stanway, Mc Donalds Bus Stop, Tollgate, CO3 8RG
Witham Old Post Office Witham Old Post Bus Stop - Sorting Office
(NOT McColls Store)
Woolpit Church Woolpit Church

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Mendlesham, Suffolk, IP14 5RR

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