Monday 24 June 2019
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Great Castles and Gardens of Wales and England

Great Castles and Gardens of Wales and England

With fast access through the north of England gateway of Manchester, this leisurely paced 2 country tour will take you to corners of England and Wales not to be found in most tour operator’s brochures.  Our driver guide will bring to life the people and the history behind many spectacular castles and award winning gardens and the tour highlights include:

 

  • The magnificent 12th century North Wales castles at Beaumaris, Caernarfon and Conwy
  • A ride on one of the Great Little Trains and a visit to the picturesque Italianate coastal village of Portmeirion
  • A southerly meander along the highways and byways of the Welsh Marches
  • Choral Evensong in Hereford Cathedral
  • Herefordshire’s Black and White Village Trail and an hour or two at Hampton Court Castle gardens (not the one near London)
  • Magnificent Gloucester Cathedral used in the making of the Harry Potter films
  • The unique 18th century Rococo Garden at Painswick
  • A day in the Roman city of Bath
  • The romantic garden at privately owned Cerney House

 

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