Cardigan Bay, Castles, Gardens & Railways

Cardigan Bay, Castles, Gardens & Railways

Explore this area with castles, gardens and railways.

Holiday Highlights


• Vale of Rheidol Railway and


• Elan Valley Dams Visitor Centre

• Llandrindod Wells

• Wye Valley and Cathedral City


• Cambrian Mountains – Newtown

and Welshpool

• Powys Castle


We depart and make our way to Llandrindod Wells arriving
in the afternoon at the Commodore Hotel. Here we enjoy
4 nights stay with dinner, bed and breakfast.


A full day excursion to Aberystywyth and the Vale of Rheidol Railway.
We catch the morning train along the former Great Western Line to
Devil’s Bridge - this was the last route to operate steam trains
for British Rail, the line passed into private ownership
in 1989. We take a break at Devil's Bridge and have time for
refreshments before the return train. Leaving
Aberystywyth we make our way to scenic Elan Valley and
visitor centre.


This morning we head along the Wye Vallet to Monmouth and the
City of Hereford, with it's magnificent cathedral. We have our
lunch stop and have time to explore before returning to our


For our final outing we head north through lovely scenery to
Newtown. Here we have a short break with the chance to
explore the town. Later we are on our way to Welshpool for
our lunch halt. This afternoon we visit the awesome
Powys Castle and Gardens. The renowned gardens
are a mix of Italianate terraces and formal garden. From
here we return to the hotel for our final night.


After breakfast we depart for home.

Your Hotel


The Commodore Hotel

The hotel stands in the centre of the Victorian Spa Town

of Llandrindod Wells, in the heart of Wales. Set in its own grounds, the

hotel is privately owned and offers traditional hospitality with friendly

and helpful staff.

All bedrooms are en suite and have television, telephone

and tea/ coffee making facilities.

The hotel has a lift.

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Name Address Contact Details
Bath Bath
Avon Street / Riverside Coach Car Park
Bridgwater Bridgwater Mount Street Bus Stop
Rear of Angel Place Shopping centre
Chippenham Chippenham The Bridge
In Front of Johnsons Dry Cleaners
Cirencester Cirencester Little Chef/Burger King
Hare Bushes Services, A429 Burford Road, GL7 5DS
Clevedon Clevedon
First Choice Travel Agency
Exeter Services Exeter Services - M5 - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Frome Frome
Market Place
Gloucester Gloucester
Bus Station
Gloucester Sainsburys Gloucester Sainsburys Layby, Barnett Way, Barnwood
GL4 3RT South East bound Bus Stop
Gordano Gordano M5 Services CAR PARK
Highbridge Highbridge, Church Street Bus Stop
Near to Church
Ivybridge Ivybridge Leisure Centre Car Park - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Junction 27 M5 J27 M5 - Burger King/ Travelodge
Pick ups maybe fed to Gordano Services
M5 Junction 13 M5 Junction 13, Starbucks Formerly Little Chef
Melksham Melksham
Town Hall.
Michael Wood Services Michael Wood Services - Outward - Northbound side
Return - Southbound side
Midsomer Norton Midsomer Norton
Town Hall
Minehead Minehead Railway Station
Newton Abbot Newton Abbot Railway Station Lay By
Pickups may be fed to Gordano Services M5-J19
Plymouth Plymouth Railway Station SE Bound Bus Stop
Pennycomequick Hill/ Saltash Road
Shepton Mallet Shepton Mallet Station Road Car Park
Bus Stop near Monument
Somerton Somerton The Cross - Pickups from here may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
Street Street
Bayliss Centre
Stroud Stroud
Merrywalks Bus Station
Taunton Herons Taunton - Hankeridge Farm Bus Stop,
Herons Gate by Halfords Superstore.
Thornbury Thornbury
Aldi Lay-by
Torquay Torquay Coach Station
Trowbridge Trowbridge
Town Hall
Wells Wells
Princes Road Car Park
Westbury Westbury
Haynes Road bus stop
Weston-super-Mare Weston-super-Mare
Locking Road Car Park
Yeovil Yeovil Bus Station - Pickups may be
fed to Gordano Services M5-J19 to meet coach
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