As well as tailor-making individual tours to your own specifications, our guides can also offer a range of popular tours, seeing the major sights (and some hidden gems!). From the mountains to the valleys, from castles to the coast our guides can show you it all. Just contact us to discuss your perfect tour.
This is just a sample of one of our itineraries. It gives a broad sweep through the sites we can show you in a full day's guided tour.
From Llangollen, home of the famous International Eisteddfod, watch the beautiful Vale of Llangollen pass by as your guide unfolds the mysterious stories of Arthurian legend...
The artist's colony of Betws y Coed nestles in a rocky, wooded valley. Your guide explains the story of the famous 'Ugly House' as we travel up to see the beautifully-set Dolwyddelan castle and through the majesty of Snowdonia to the slate town of Blaenau Ffestiniog.
Through the drama of the slate valleys, we reach the Italianate village of Portmeirion, the extraordinary vision of architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, made famous in the 1960s TV programme 'The Prisoner'.
Porthmadog, despite its location, is something of a 'railway town', being home to both the Ffestiniog and Welsh Mountain Railways. From here, we pass along the Lleyn peninsular to visit Criccieth and its castle.
Rightly famous, Caernarfon castle is one of the jewels of North Wales. Visiting its massive towers, your guide will also show you the site of the investiture of Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales and the actual throne on which it took place.
Through the Llanberis Pass, an area bristling with industrial history, your guide will unfold the story of Dinorwig, the 'Electric Mountain', a huge, though hidden, hydro-electric power station carved into the heart of the mountain. From here it's a short journey along the leafy beauty of the Nant Gwynant valley to Beddgelert, the town at the heart of Snowdonia.
Listen enthralled as your guide tells the tale of Gelert, the most faithful dog in Welsh history! Via the Welsh Highland Railway and the towering Nantlle ridge, and the hideout of Owain Glyndwr, we reach the Roman fort museum of Segontium, and its collection of Roman artifacts.
Enjoying the stunning views across the Menai Straits to the Isle of Anglesey, we reach Bangor 'Dinas Dysg' or the 'City of Learning'. From here your guide will show you the famous Telford and Stephenson bridges across the straits and onto the island itself.
From Bangor, we travel back along the coast, taking in the castle at Conwy and the seaside resorts along the way, before visiting the little market town of Ruthin and its impossibly picturesque castle, and via the Horseshoe Pass, the short trip back to our start in Llangollen.
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