A Taste of Wales By Rail

Discover Wales sustainably with a 4-day travel itinerary using rail and public transport, ideal for small groups.

Day 1: Cardiff

Uncover one of Europe’s youngest capital city’s secrets, its rich and varied history through its avenues and arcades, Cardiff Castle, the Civic Centre, its Shopping Arcades, the Principality Stadium and its narrow streets and avenues. Discover how it changed from the world ‘s biggest coal port to the seat of the Welsh government and a cultural centre.

Finnish your day by listening the rehearsal of a Cardiff Male Choir (Tuesdays and Thursdays), the country’s most treasured and remarkable feature  of many working-class industrial communities.

Overnight in Cardiff

Day 2:  Swansea

In the morning we will take the train to Swansea and start with a walking tour. Discover Swansea’s history, the birthplace of the famous poet Dylan Thomas, a town once nicknamed Copperopolis and get a glimpse of the ruins of Swansea Castle.

In the afternoon walk along Mumbles and visit Oystermouth Castle

Finish your day by listening the rehearsal of a Swansea Male Choir (Monday and Friday), the country’s most treasured and remarkable feature  of many working-class industrial communities.

Overnight in Swansea

Day 3: The Gower

We will take a bus to explore the Gower Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

Visit Rhossili Bay voted into the top ten of beaches in Britain for the last eight years and is currently the 11th best beach in Europe (TripAdvisor, Travellers’ Choice Awards).

Optional 5-mile circular hike will takes you up to the highest point on Gower, Rhossili Downs, showcasing some of the finest views that the peninsula has to offer before descending onto one of the most iconic beaches in Wales.

The hike is perfect for escaping the crowds and gaining a unique perspective over arguably Gowers best beach.

Return to Swansea and we will take the train to Tenby. Overnight in Tenby

Day 4: Tenby

Morning walking tour in Tenby. We will explore the harbour town known for its 13th-century town walls and its stretches of sandy shoreline. Hear about its turbulent history, during the War of the Roses and Civil War, and walk its charming colourful streets.

During the summer there is an optional afternoon trip to Caldey Island before we take the train back to Cardiff.

Green notes

Booking a walking tour or by public transport is a good method of heading towards carbon neutrality and it’s also a way of being healthy.

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