Wales (North Wales) – Walking Short Break
Walking Short Break in Wales
On our Wales weekend break, we take you to the beautiful Snowdonia National Park, the second largest national park in England and Wales. Covering almost a quarter of the country. Snowdonia National Park has been designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. With its magnificent scenery and of course Mount Snowdon itself, it is a perfect place for a great diversity of walks. Snowdonia National Park is a wonderful outdoor location where you can lose yourself in the timeless scenery made up of waterfalls, valleys, lakes and rugged peaks.
Tour Pricing & Dates
|4 Day Short Break||€390 per person sharing|
|Tour Dates 2020||April 10th to the 13th, This Tour Is Now Fully Booked|
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- Day 1 / Depart Dublin for Old Colwyn Bay
On day one we will leave Dublin Port for Holyhead, times vary depending on ferry schedule, but we normally depart Dublin at 20.00hrs, travel time on the sea is approximately 3hrs 15min. Once we reach Holyhead our drive down through north Wales to Old Colwyn Bay takes us approximately 50 minutes to our accommodation which is in the lively town of Old Colwyn Bay. The Marine Hotel Old Colwyn.
- Day 2 / Mount Snowdon
Today our adventure takes us to the highest mountain in Wales: Snowdon. Via the Pyg Track, an old mining trail, that leads to the summit at 1085 metres. On our descent you will enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the Welsh mountains, finishing in the beautiful town of Llanberis.
Distance: 13.5 km/8.5 miles, Ascent: 735 m/2205 ft
- Day 3 / Valleys, Lakes & Awe-Inspiring Views
Today's walk beginns and ends in the colourful town of Betws-y-Coed. Situated in a wonderful setting, surrounded by dense woodlands and magnificent countryside. A small forest trail will lead us up to the ‘Llyn Elsi Reservoir’, built in 1914 and providing water for the town. The trail continues via an old Roman Road that takes you across the ‘Miner’s Bridge’ and on to the Swallow Falls. These falls are considered to be one of the loveliest spots in North Wales. Here the river Llugwy rushes down from the mountains. Crags and jagged rocks divide the stream into a number of foaming cascades.
Distance: 13 km/8 miles, Ascent: 360 m/1080 ft
- Day 4 / A Relaxing Morning
On our final day, we will have a relaxing morning over our Welsh breakfast, followed by a visit to Conwy Castle. Which was constructed by King Edward the 1st between 1283 and 1289 and was designed to watch over the walled town of Conwy. In the early afternoon, we will take the ferry back to Dublin, arriving at Dublin Port at approximately 17.15 hours.
- 3 nights bed and breakfast accommodation
- 2 Guided walks
- All transport
- Return ferry trip to Wales
- All transport in Wales
- Evening Meals
- Packed Lunches