Sunday 11th: Depart from your home area in the morning travelling via Aberystwyth to Carmarthen and arriving late afternoon at Ivy Bush Royal Hotel. Tea/coffee and Welsh Cake served on arrival.
Monday 12th: This morning we travel to the popular holiday resort of Tenby. With the old town walls, interesting little side streets and alleyways to explore and superb beaches. We have time for lunch before we are on our way to Picton Castle and Woodland Garden. Regarded as Pembrokeshire’s finest stately home and gardens, Picton is situated close to the estuary of the Cleddau River, not far from Haverfordwest. There are 40 acres of some of the most beautiful gardens and grounds in West Wales.
Tuesday 13th: We head south through Kidwelly and make our way to the picture postcard resort of Mumbles, delightfully located on Swansea Bay. This afternoon we have a short drive to the Gower Heritage Centre at Parkmill. Here we meet our guide for a tour taking us to the beautiful unspoilt scenery of the Gower Peninsular, designated an ‘Area of outstanding natural beauty’. After the tour we return to the Heritage Centre and enjoy a Gower Cream Tea.
Wednesday 14th: Today our excursion takes us to St Bride’s Bay and Newgale Sands to the magical place of St. David’s, birthplace of the patron saint of Wales. St. David’s has a beautiful Cathedral, the smallest in Great Britain, well worth a visit. From St. David’s we head around the Preseli Mountains and make our way back to Carmarthen.
Thursday 15th: After breakfast we leave and begin our homeward journey travelling via the Brecon Beacons National Park.