The Wye Valley

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Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Care must be taken in the grounds of the historic buildings. There may not be handrails on the spiral staircases or on the ramparts. Doorways tend to be low. Care must be taken at all times. Sturdy footwear is advisable.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of the vehicle.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent)

An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The Wye Valley was the birthplace of British tourism. Step back in time and discover the medieval ruins of historical castles and the religious house known as Tintern Abbey. Turner and Wordsworth were visitors in their day. One painted and the other waxed lyrical.
The tour includes visits to Chepstow castle and Tintern Abbey. However, en route we will visit the Usk Valley and discover the Roman ruins at Caerleon, Roman Baths, Roman Museum and Roman Amphitheatre. Arguably, one of the most important Roman sites in Europe.

images courtesy of VisitWales.


Sites to be visited:
Roman Caerleon
Tintern Abbey
Chepstow Castle

Please note this is just a summary. I can customise your itinerary according to your needs.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Collection is from your central Cardiff accommodation.

Other collection points can be agreed in advance.

End location: Returning you to your central Cardiff location.

Other drop off locations can be agreed in advance

Duration: 8 hours


The vehicle is an Executive Volkswagen Transporter Shuttle bus (2012). 6 Passengers Maximum.
Access around the courtyard of historical buildings and ground flour levels is possible. Upper floors are inaccessible due to spiral staircases etc.

What’s Included

Other: The tour includes executive Transport, collection and return to your central Cardiff accommodation, licensed and professional driver, Wales Official Tour Guide (Blue Badge).

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 GBP - We will be having a lunch stop. Entry fees are not included. Entrance fees to Tintern Abbey and Chepstow Castle will be required.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch and Entry fees to sites is not included in the cost of the tour.

Private tour guide Noel

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