2024 Snowdonia, Puffin Island & Portmeirion - 5 days 

5 days from £ 599.00 *

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Snowdonia, Puffin Island & Portmeirion - 5 Days

5 days Coach Holidays

Departing: May,June & July 2024
From£ 599  * Price shown: 21 July 2024
penrhyn Castle
Photo courtesy of Visit Wales
Snowdonia, Puffin Island & Portmeirion
Welsh Coast & Country
New for 2024

Enjoy a real taste of the Welsh Highlands with exciting excursions and a cruise you will never forget! Why not join us for a spectacular tour taking in some fascinating scenery, the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Puffin Island cruise and stunning Portmeirion with its extraordinary architectural heritage. The mountains of the Snowdonia National Park in an area of outstanding natural beauty provide a perfect background for this holiday. Country and coast are peppered with a special mix of historic sites and inspirational landscapes, all things which have made Snowdonia what it is today!
What The Price Includes
  • Hotel for 4 nights with breakfast & dinner
  • Welcome Tea/Coffee
  • Snowdonia Mountain Railway fare
  • Visit to Anglesey
  • A Puffin Island Cruise fare
  • Entrance to Portmeirion Village
  • Entertainment 1 evening 
  • Porterage


Day 1 - After joining your holiday coach head for Wales with a comfort stop on the way. Expect to reach your hotel by late afternoon for 4 nights with dinner and breakfast

Day 2 - 4 - At leisure in Caernarfon with THREE included excursions 

Caernarfon - the town itself has an air historic charm about it, especially around Palace St, Castle Sq and Hole in the Wall St. Within the cobbled lanes of the old walled town are some fine Georgian buildings and a interesting waterfront. Caernarfon Castle is recognised around the world as one of the greatest buildings of the Middle Ages - A Royal fortress-palace built on legends and bitter medieval conflict (entrance not included - approx. £12.50 pp in 2023)


Snowdonia Mountain Railway & Scenic Drive

The Snowdon Mountain Railway, Britain's only rack and pinion railway starts from Llanberis and travel 4.7 miles to the summit of Snowdon, a place of legend 1.085 metres above sea level. This epic journey has been experienced by some 12 million travellers since 1896. Snowdon Summit’s Visitor Centre, Hafod Eryri, first opened in June 2009. It receives on average half a million visitors a year and it’s not hard to see why. On a clear day the views can stretch as far as Ireland. On arrival at the Summit, railway passengers and walkers are welcomed into a modern contemporary environment, an amazing feat of engineering on the top of a mountain. This unique building was built to withstand the mountain weather conditions, whilst blending in with its natural surroundings. The building is clad in oak and granite, and panoramic windows reveal wonderful views to the valleys below. During your 30 minute stopover you can venture to the cairn of the highest mountain in Wales and England, 1085m above sea level.

PLEASE NOTE that the summit is not due to open until June 2024 and for the May departure, the train will therefore operate up to Clogwyn Station which is 3/4 of the way up the mountain. Clogwyn Station is located on an exposed ridge, overlooking Llanberis Pass and Clogwyn Du'r Arddu cliffs. Nearby lies a group of huge boulders that once tumbled from cliffs above and are rumoured to be the home of a witch named Canthrig Bwt who would try to catch children climbing on the rocks.  May be a steam or diesel engine

After your railway journey follows a scenic drive through the Snowdonia National Park, which takes you to attractive Betws-y-Coed, the Gateway to Snowdonia with a distinctly Alpine feel. The magical setting is enhanced by the dense Gwydyr Forest which surrounds the town. There is a diverse range of cafés, bistros, restaurants and pubs as well as independent shops retailing in crafts, clothing, gifts, and local homemade produce.

Anglesey & Puffin Island Cruise

A short drive across to Anglesey with a photo stop at the impressive Beaumaris Castle, a great unfinished masterpiece, built in 1295. Join the 1½  hour cruise here to Puffin Island - with spectacular scenery and an array of wildlife it's easy to see why thousands of visitors enjoy this cruise each year to view this beautiful island. Puffin Island cruises are a leisurely and relaxed trip, with an entertaining and informative commentary along the way places of interest will be pointed out and you'll hear about the local history as well as spotting the different birds and wildlife. Puffin Island is now a bird sanctuary and a nesting site for many species of breeding seabirds. The main season is between April and July when you are likely to see common guillemots, razorbills, kittiwakes and, of course, puffins but as with all seabirds outside of the breeding season they are only found out at sea. (You will likely not see puffins on the cruise outside of the breeding season on the July tour). You may also see fulmar and eider duck breeding on the island and often spot the odd black guillemot in the area too. Other species such as cormorant and shags are on the island all year round as are the resident Atlantic grey seals. You may even be lucky enough to encounter porpoise, sometimes even dolphin. Cruise fare included.

Portmeirion Village

Situated on a private peninsula overlooking stunning coastal scenery, the Italian Riviera meets rural Wales with a riot of colour and architectural styles at Portmeirion Village. Built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, Portmeirion is now one of Wales' most popular tourist destinations. Portmeirion Village is well known as the location for the 1960s cult TV series The Prisoner. It comprises a cluster of colour-washed buildings around a central piazza, scenic surroundings and extensive woodlands, two hotels, historic cottages, gift shops, spa & award winning restaurants. Discover the exotic Japanese Garden with its pagoda and lily-covered lake. Uncover secret sites like the Dog Cemetery, tangle Wood, Ghost Garden and Shelter Valley.  Admission included.NB There are some steep hills and uneven paths.

Day 5 - With many happy memories check out this morning and on the return journey to interchange there will be refreshment stops on the way. Back to your home towns mid evening.

Hotel information

Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon - 3 Star
Deltic Manor

Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon - 3 Star

Situated within walking distance of Caernarfon's walled town and castle, at a UNESCO World Heritage site, between Snowdonia's mountains and the sea.

Spacious, contemporary rooms make the perfect, comfortable retreat following a day exploring the area.

All rooms come with TV & hospitality tray and the hotel features  an air- conditioned gym, 16 metre indoor heated swimming pool, sauna, bubble pool and steam room.

Lift to all floors.

NB: Single rooms are double for sole use.

Further Information

Coach seating arrangements

Your seats on the main coach will be allocated for you in advance, taking into consideration any special requests wherever possible. Your Tour Manager or driver will advise you where to sit as you board the coach. This will be your seat for the duration of the tour. (Seats are not allocated on any connecting services to and from the main coach.)

Joining your holiday

Your final travel documents, including the exact time and place of departure, will be sent to you approximately 7 days prior to departure, providing all payments have been made. We are unable to give exact departure times before this.

Meal arrangements

Where meals are not included, your Tour Manager will ensure there are suitable stops made for you to purchase and enjoy lunch and/or dinner each day.

Triple rooms

The majority of these consist of a double bed and an extra bed that is often only suitable for children. If this is a concern, you may wish to consider booking more than one room for your group.

Special requirements

If you have notified us of any special requirements, please check that they have been noted and acknowledged. This is especially important with any dietary needs you may have.

Disabled access

The majority of our tours involve a certain amount of walking, including a short walk from the coach stop to the town, attraction or venue you're visiting. If you are bringing a wheelchair, please let us know at the time of booking so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Foreign Office travel advice

Visit www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice to find out the latest Foreign And Commonwealth Office travel advice for your holiday destination, as well as information about passports and visas.

Single Room Supplement : From  £90.00

Departure Details

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12 May 2024
24 Jun 2024
21 Jul 2024

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