Full day excursion
On this great day trip you will see the wild moorlands, mountains and lakes of Snowdonia, secluded valleys and villages, as well as forests, waterfalls and steam railways. We can visit the medieval Conwy castle (one of the best preserved and most iconic in the UK) You can have a tour around the castle interior or take a walk around the walls to take in views of the town and coast. We move on to the lovely village of Betws-y-Coed for a short stop. Here you can shop for souvenirs or visit the tiny 14th Century Church or wander through the Railway museum.
Then on through the breathtaking mountain passes of Llanberis with magnificent scenery at every turn, here you have the option of a trip on one of the heritage steam railways that operate in the national park. We also fit in a visit to the award winning National Slate Museum (free entry) We can lunch at one of the many country pubs or Cafe's offering good food and local ales. In short a wonderful day exploring one of the UK's most awe inspiring areas!
Meet and greet at pick up point.
Travel to Conwy Town to experience this beautiful walled town on the River Conwy estuary. See the medieval castle with the option of a tour inside to follow the history trail. Travel on to see the pretty market town in Llanwryst with the option of stopping for tea and a scone at the stunning Tu-Hwnt-I'r Bont tea-rooms. Then on to Betwysycoed called the 'gateway to Snowdonia' with the option of taking lunch here at this pretty Victorian resort. We then travel on in to the mountains of the Snowdonia range passing over the Llanberis pass with wonderful landscape at every turn. Depending on your preferences we can either stop in Llanberis to visit the award winning slate museum, or travel on to the coastal town of Caernarfon, to explore this coastal town and it's wonderful castle, considered the best preserved medieval castle in North Wales. We then head back to Liverpool with some great memories of North Wales!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Meet at cruise terminal or other point by arrangement
End location: Drop off at cruise terminal or other point by arrangement
Duration: 8 hours
Travel by modern, comfortable, air conditioned MPV - suitable for up to six passengers.
Pick up from your chosen destination and all transport on the day. Your guide will furnish you with background information on Snowdonia and the history of all our destinations. Drop off at your chosen destination.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 British pounds - Approximately - If you wish to purchase lunch, refreshments or souvenirs. Or to take the castle tour, or a trip on the steam railway for instance.
Lunch not provided. There are many opportunities and options for lunch and refreshments on the way with many friendly Cafe's, welcoming Pubs and Restaurants I can recommend.
If you want to visit Conway Castle (interior) there is a charge of £5.80 for each adult, and fares if you want to take a trip on the steam railways or a Lake Cruise at Llanberis.
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We had a truly outstanding experience. Neil was knowledgeable, courteous, and adapted the tour to our interests and needs. He is quite easy to talk to and we had a very pleasant day with him, Highly recommended!