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Portmeirion is a beautiful Italianate village situated on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales. It was inspired by the Italian town of Portofino and has been used for many TV & Film locations - most famously in the "The Prisoner" with Patrick McGoohan


  • Visit Portmeirion

    -  a beautiful Italianate village situated on the coast of Snowdonia in Wales. Designed by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, it was inspired by the Italian town of Portofino and has been used for many TV & Film locations - most famously in “The Prisoner” with Patrick Mc Goohan & Doctor Who.

  • A Tour to the Heart of Electric Mountain

    - Set against a magnificent backdrop of the mountains and scenery of Snowdonia, an amazing feat of engineering : a power station hidden inside a mountain. Water, gravity and man’s ingenuity work together to produce electricity. The largest man made cavern in Europe, it could happily house St Paul’s Cathedral. The journey starts with a film introduction. Next we jump aboard an Electric Mountain bus and descend through the labyrinth of tunnels to the heart of Elidir Mountain, where you’ll experience one of man’s greatest engineering achievements.

  • West Highland Railway journey

    -  Steaming through the beautiful Vale of Ffestiniog, this spectacular railway runs for 25 miles from coast to coast across the foothills of Snowdon.

  • Bodnant Gardens

      -  National Trust  A world-famous garden home to National Collections and Champion Trees. With intimate corners, sweeping lawns, grand terraces and verdant woodland, there are many gardens in one at Bodnant. Created over 150 years, with plants collected from far afield, and the incredible vision of generations of the McLaren family and Puddle head gardeners, this haven of rarity and beauty with a stunning backdrop of the Carneddau mountains of Snowdonia is a delight for the senses.

  • Visit Llandudno

    -  Stroll along Llandudno’s elegant promenade past pastel-coloured hotels and impeccably authentic Victorian seafront architecture.

  • 2 nights in the 4* Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon

    – Ideally situated on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park . The impressive hotel is an elegantly restored blend of Georgian and contemporary architecture. It offers chic en-suite bedrooms, fine dining, leisure club and indoor pool.

  • Breakfasts, Dinners & Monday High Tea
  • Coach travel

      -  Departure from Wetherby, Leeds, Pudsey, Bradford, Ainley Top, Huddersfield.

  • Escorted by Hanson Exclusives’ Tour Manager

Day 1

Depart around 8am to North Wales. We travel through Capel Curig, over the spectacular Llanberis Pass to the heart of Snowdonia. Stopping en-route, we enjoy a tour to the heart of the Electric Mountain. Later we check into our hotel for a delicious dinner.


Day 2

After a leisurely breakfast, we board the coach to visit the fascinating Portmeirion. In the afternoon, we board the West Highland Heritage railway to travel between Porthmadog in Cardigan Bay, aboard a steam train on a spectacular journey across the foothills of Snowdon. There'll be free time to explore the lovely town of Caernarfon before returning to the hotel for dinner.

D, B

Day 3

Enjoy one last Welsh breakfast before we visit the beautiful Bodnant Garden. We stop for a delicious late lunch on the way home and expect to return around 7pm.


D=Dinner, B=Breakfast, HT=High Tea

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Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Ainley Top Ainley Top - Layby in front of Cedar Court Hotel
Bradford Bradford - Drake Street
Behind Telegraph & Argus Building
Huddersfield Huddersfield - John William Street
Opposite George Hotel
Leeds Leeds - Aire Street
By First Bus Stop
Pudsey Pudsey - Manor House Street
Behind Town Hall / Outside Wetherspoons
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