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Snowdonia & the Welsh Highland Railway

Snowdonia & the Welsh Highland Railway

A lovely Victorian seaside town on the Lleyn Peninsula, its two beaches lapped by clean safe waters, Criccieth offers a warm and friendly welcome

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The Lion Hotel, Criccieth, Visit Wales 3-star

The Lion Hotel, Criccieth, Visit Wales 3-star

Three nights dinner bed & breakfast

Situated on the village green, with magnificent views of Cardigan Bay, the Lion has evolved from an old inn, into the comfortable and friendly hotel it is today. En suite bedrooms have tea/coffee making facilities, TV, telephone, radio and hairdryer. Some rooms will be in the ‘Castle View Cottage’ annexe • Relaxed and informal lounge bar with pool table • Residents cocktail bar • Lift

Holiday Itinerary


FRIDAY We travel to Criccieth with suitable stops en route.

SATURDAY We make the short transfer to Porthmadog where we board the Welsh Highland Railway to Caernarfon, one of the most historic towns in Wales. Sit back and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the Snowdonia National Park, on what is truly one of the world’s great railway journeys. We disembark right alongside the mighty castle, and there will be time for those who wish to visit (cost not included), or time at leisure to explore Caernarfon before boarding our coach and returning to Criccieth.

SUNDAY A circular tour through the Coed y Brenin Forest returning along the coast road through Barmouth and Harlech, for an afternoon visit to the unique Italianate village of Portmeirion. The village was constructed between 1925 and 1972 by architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, to show how a naturally beautiful site could be developed without it being spoiled.

MONDAY We return home making suitable stops en route.

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Departure Date Tour Reference Days Price (from) Supp. (from) Available Seats Pickup Points Coach Seats Rooms  
Fri 5 Oct, 2018 P401 6 4 £289.00 £60.00 0 Please Call