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Grand Tour of Wales by Train

Watch a striking sunset over the Gower Peninsula

Best Time To Go

March - November

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extend your trip with a stay in the charming English city of Bath?

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Watch a striking sunset over the Gower Peninsula

Grand Tour of Wales by Train

Best Time To Go

March - November

Why not...

extend your trip with a stay in the charming English city of Bath?

Prices From


No of Nights


‘Find Your Epic’ on a fabulous fortnight on the rails in Wales, with specially chosen accommodation and the very best local guides and experiences.

With intimidating castles seemingly at every turn, framed by vast, gasp-inducing scenery alongside the cutest of pocket-size villages, wonderful Wales has every ingredient required to cook up a holiday full of adventure, discovery and relaxation. From North to South, we’ve taken time and care in creating this unique itinerary, with train journeys by BR service and steam, seamlessly coupling with private and small-group tours to deliver one of our most varied holidays.

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Day One – Set Off from Manchester To Llandudno

Day Two – Conwy Castle and the Medieval Town

Day Three – A First Taste of Steam

Day Four – Train from Porthmadog to Clifftop Harlech Castle

Day Five – South to Abergavenny

Day Six – A Private Guided Tour of the Brecon Beacons

Day Seven – Heading South to Capital Cardiff

Day Eight – A day to discover the Welsh capital

Day Nine – Along the South Coast to Gorgeous Gower

Day Ten – A day to explore Mumbles

Day Eleven – Further Along the Coast to Penally for Tenby

Day Twelve – A Private Guided Walk in Tenby

Day Thirteen – Penally to St David’s

Day Fourteen – Off the Coast of Pembrokeshire for Birdlife on the Briney

Day Fifteen – Heading Home

Sustainable Travel 

This holiday is part of our ever-growing collection of public transport based holidays, enabling you to reach destinations around Wales without the need to drive. We feel strongly that true sustainability also means promoting and helping to maintain a way of life in areas where the economic benefit of tourism can make a genuine difference to the local community, which is why we have used locally-owned small accommodation and local guides on this holiday.


This comprehensive 14-night rail tour begins in Llandudno then includes stays in Portmeirion, Abergavenny, Cardiff, the Gower Peninsula, Penally and St. David’s.


£3095 per person for March, April, October & November, £3195 per person for May to September.

Price is based on two people sharing a double or twin room for 14 nights on a B&B basis. Train travel from Manchester to Llandudno and all train travel within Wales ending in Cardiff – both on regular scheduled service and special steam services – is also included. Private tour/transfers from Swansea to the Gower Peninsula and Penally to St David’s are included, as well as station transfers to and from your accommodations in Portmeirion, Abergavenny, Penally and St David’s. A private guided tour from Abergavenny is included, as are private walking tours in Conwy and Tenby and a boat tour from St David’s as part of a small group.

Before your departure, you will receive personalised holiday information including full directions, recommended routes, and suggestions on places to visit depending on your interests and our local knowledge to help you get the most from your holiday.

All itineraries and room types are presented subject to availability at specific hotels.

We work hard to make sure the unexpected doesn’t affect your trip. On rare occasions, changes or cancellations may occur, affecting accommodation, transport or excursions. We are committed to informing you of any such circumstances and will use our knowledge and resources to offer suitable alternatives wherever possible.

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