Welsh Safari

Small group tour from April to October

Day 1: Bannau Bycheiniog

We will depart from Cardiff to Bannau Brycheiniog National Park. We will drive through miners’ villages and visit a reserve of nature’s eco-engineer: the beaver.

This vivid experience will immerse you into the world of the beaver, showing you their approach to managing environment and habitat and the new species that arrive after their work. We will also show you the effects of their damming, felling of trees and creating a landscape of true health and wellbeing, not only for the wildlife.

(3 hrs experience, subject to availability)

We will explore Cathedral Cave and Bone Cave’s twisting passageways and great caverns and walking behind the 40-feet high waterfalls.

Overnight in Swansea

Day 2: Pembrokeshire

We start our morning with a drive through Gower, the first place in Britain to be named an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty due to its cliffs and woodlands ringed by sparkling beaches. We will stop for a short walk at Rhossili, that has been named among world’s best beaches, before we continue to St. David’s, Britain’s smallest cathedral city .

Visit to the Cathedral and a circular coastal walk.

Overnight in St. David’s

Day 3 : The Island Adventure Day

Morning adventure to Skommer or Bardsey Island, depending on availability.

Both islands are renowned for its wildlife perfect place to see choughs, grey seals, puffins, and Manx shearwaters.  Skommer has become very famous for its puffins after it appeared in a David Attenborough’s nature television program.

Afternoon visit to Bug Farm an innovative and unique research and visitor centre, farm and nature reserve with a Tropical Bug Zoo, Bug Museum, British Bug House, Insect Farming Exhibition, Farm Trails and a Walled Garden. Drive to Aberystwyth.

Overnight in Aberystwyth

Day 4:  Aberystwyth

Walking tour of Aberystwyth at sunrise. We will watch from the beach (weather permitting) then we will take the Vale of Rheidol railway to Devils’ Bridge and walk the nature trail. Lunch at Devil’s Bridge followed by a scenic drive through the beautiful Elian Valley to the kite feeding centre. On our way back to Aberystwyth we will visit a small historical village.

Overnight in Aberystwyth

Day 5: Ospreys and Celtic Rainforest 

Morning visit to the stunning Glaslyn Valley where we see breeding ospreys (spring and summer). Knowledgeable volunteers will answer your questions and you can use telescopes for a close up view of the bird nests. After lunch afternoon we will walk in one of Wales’s temperate rainforests then we will drive Caernarfon.

Overnight in Caernarfon

Day 6: Glacial Valleys

Morning visit and walk to a glacial valley that inspired Charles Darwin. Free afternoon in Caernarfon or optional tour of the town and castle.

Green notes

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