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 2019||March 15th to March 18th|
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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: 11.5 km/7 miles, Ascent: 735 m/2205 ft
- Day 3 / Valleys, Lakes & Awe-Inspiring Views
- On our next day, we will do a circular walk starting in the small village of Capel Curig, set in the heart of the National Park. This walk takes us through a mixture of forests, valleys, lakes and wide-open mountainsides with awe-inspiring views. We will finish off the day with a pint of our favourite brew in the village! Distance: 16.5 km/9 miles, Ascent: 580 m/1740 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 Packed lunches
- 2 Guided walks
- All transport
- Return ferry trip to Wales
- Evening Meals