Full day private luxury tour with dramatic scenery, castles, Steam Railway trip, world heritage sites and lots more
This Private Fully Guided tour of North Wales is a perfect Shore Excursion from the Port of Holyhead for up to 7 guests.
The tour with a qualified local tour guide will take you through rugged dramatic scenery in some of the most remote parts of the UK, you will learn about the welsh language, welsh crafts such as love-spoons, visit Caernarfon Castles one of a ring of Castles constructed in the 1200's by "Longshanks" Edward the First know as the "Hammerer of the Scots".
You will visit a quirky Victorian railway station with the longest name in the world!
You will learn about the welsh slate industry and other industries such as copper, bronze and the mining and visit traditional welsh towns.
The highlight of the day will be a heritage steam train ride through breathtaking countryside which it is not possible to reach by car.
There will be time to buy souvenirs and buy lunch and lots of photo stops including at the foot of Wales' highest mountain "Mount Snowdon".
& so much more!
We can start this tour anywhere in the North of England or North Wales although primarily it is aimed as a Shore Excursion from the Port of Holyhead.
7 -hours - Example timings which can be adjusted
08:00am Meet and Greet
08:45am Llanfair PG railway station on Anglesey
10:25am - Heritage steam train ride from Bedgellert to Caernarfon
12:15pm - Visit to Caernarfon Castle with brilliant film about the heritage of Wales and free time to buy lunch
13:30 - Stunning scenic drive through the Heart of Snowdonia
14:00 - Llanberis Slate Museum
15:00 - Tour ends back at the cruise terminal drop off point for the shuttle bus
*** depending on the start time and all aboard time we will adjust the day and the timings and if necessary the direction of the Heritage Steam Railway.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel
Duration: 7 hours
We will adjust the steam train time start time and direction and the finish time as necessary if its a cruise day for "all aboard"
The tour will be conducted in a Luxury Mercedes V-class People carrier and there are some short walking sections. As this is a private guided tour we will assess the final programme on the day to best suit your group or family.
If it is a shore excursion then you will need to use the shuttle bus from the ship to the meeting point and we suggest you book priority disembarking.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 British Pound - Typical souvenirs are around £15 and lunch will cost around £15
I have no guiding restrictions. I am a qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide & licensed Driver/Guide. I operate luxury top end tours of the North of England & Wales. I have public liability insurance, I'm a First Aider & DBS cleared for working with children.