A small group tour of Wales - join us on a five-day journey of discovery as we explore the history, heritage and natural beauty of this little nation. During this small group tour to Wales you'll absorb stunning scenery in the mountains of Snowdonia and along the coastlines of Pembrokeshire, visit ancient castle ruins, hear local legends and see the contrasting cities of tiny St Davids and the cosmopolitan capital of Cardiff.View this tour
Our city guide to St Davids
St Davids, is the picturesque ecclesiastical capital of Wales, and is named after the patron saint of Wales, Saint David. Nestling on the coast of Pembrokeshire it enjoys a tranquil and picturesque setting in the far South West of Wales.
St Davids is the smallest city in Britain, but with a population of just over 1600, is in fact little more than a small village. The town gains its city status owing to the magnificent cathedral and bishop’s palace. The main attraction here is, of course, St Davids Cathedral which is one of the great historic shrines of Christendom whose history stretches back fourteen centuries including surviving the plunder of the Norsemen in the Dark Ages. Originally enclosed by 15-foot high walls, only the Tower Gatehouse, which houses the bishop’s dungeon and the St Davids Cathedral exhibition, survives. Next door stands the 13th century Bell Tower which now has a Royal ring of ten bells whilst on the opposite bank of the river lies the gothic ruin of the Bishop’s palace which was once a magnificently grand estate but was desecrated during the reformation but still offers an interesting visit for history lovers.
St Davids enjoys an absolutely stunningly picturesque location on the Pembrokeshire peninsula. Pembrokeshire has some of the most magnificent coastal scenery in Britain and encompasses the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park which is home to almost two hundred miles of protected coastline and coastal environments. Visitors can enjoy walking stretches of the famous coastal path across bays and cliffs to you spot the local sea and bird life whilst the more adventurous can par-take in coasteering the local sport which involves navigating the cliffs and coves by jumping from the rocks in to the water. Those seeking a more leisurely treat can enjoy a boat trip to the wild offshore islands of Ramsey, Grassholm, Skomer and Skokholm where you can catch a glimpse of puffins, gannets, porpoises, dolphins and whales.
Small but mighty, Britain’s smallest city is picturesquely set amidst beautiful coastal scenery and has more than enough personality to compensate for its size.
A small group tour of Wales – Spend five days in North and West Wales with your driver-guide and two days independently exploring Cardiff, before returning to London by rail. Your tour takes you over the border Marches and through the Mountains of North Wales, along the Welsh coast and Cardigan Bay to the beautiful seascapes and coastlines of the Pembrokeshire National Park. Your tour ends in Cardiff where you then have two free days to explore the Welsh Capital at your own leisure.View this tour
Enjoy this coach tour of Wales on a leisurely itinerary of the very best Wales has to offer. Starting in Chester (or Manchester Airport) in the North-West of England, travel through the castle strewn landscapes and mountains of the Snowdonia National Park and along the spectacular golden coast of Pembrokeshire on route to the nation’s capital city of Cardiff. After exploring Wales, we head to Windsor for our final night, but not before a stop-off at the world wonder of Stonehenge.View this tour
A South Wales Driving Tour – Enjoy a journey of contrasts taking you from the barren Moorlands of the Brecon Beacons and the rugged coastlines of Pembrokeshire to the bright lights of the bustling Welsh capital of Cardiff. Along the way you’ll experience Welsh culture, hear the welsh language, see ancient abbeys, immerse yourself in abundant wildlife and of course visit a host of ancient castles ruins.View this tour
A Castle Tour of Wales – A nation renowned for its ancient fortresses, discover the heritage and natural beauty of Wales on a trip staying in elegant country house hotels and grandiose castle accommodations. Explore the untouched landscapes of Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire and the awe-inspiring ruins of Wales' glorious World Heritage Castles including Conwy, Harlech and Caernarfon. Your tour ends with two nights in the cosmopolitan capital city of Cardiff.View this tour
A Driving Tour of Wales - Immerse yourself in breath-taking natural scenery and an ancient Celtic culture as you explore the diminutive nation of Wales. A land of contrasts from the cosmopolitan capital city of Cardiff to the tiny cathedral village of St Davids and from the industrial valleys of the South to the majestic snow-capped peaks Snowdonia in North Wales you’ll see it all on this journey of discovery. Along the way see untouched coastlines, medieval fortresses, meandering rivers, ancient abbeys and a host of traditional towns and villages.View this tour