Mysterious & Historical South Wales
We will leave from Preston, Lancashire and head to South Wales calling off at the fantastic Museum of Welsh Life at St Fagans, near Crdiff, one of Europe’s leading open–air museums and Wales’s most popular heritage attraction. Discover how people lived and worked in Wales in the past by visiting one of our many original re-erected historic buildings dating from the Iron Age to the more recent. We will also visit the nrearby massive Tinkinswood Chambered Cairn. From there we will head to our hotel in the historic Welsh town of Pembroke.
Today we will head out to explore the ancient and historical sites of the Pembrock coastal area beining with a the mysterious hidden pirate cove at Stackpole and the nearby St. Govan’s Church Early Christian Hermitage sitting percariously on its sea cliff face. We will then the town of St David’s, where will time to take in the magnificent cathedral. The sites we will visit in the afternoon will include the Carreg Samson chambered tomb (pictured at the top of this page) and Little Newcastle were we will find the monument to the infamous pirate Black Bart & his church.
Today we will continue our exploration of the sites of the Pembroke peninsula, including:
Parc y Meirw stone alignment
Llanllawer ancient well
Fishguard Town and harbour
Carrag Coetan Arthur chambered tomb
Pentre Ifan chambered tomb
Gors Fawr stone circle
So today we head back north, but this is by no means the end of the tour as we will be taking the picuresque route through Wales taking in some interesting stop-offs along the way. Tregaron, nestling in the foothills of the Cambrian Mountains will be our first stop with a break for a coffee and a vist to the nearby Cors Caron National Nature Reserve just two miles north and which boasts over 170 species of birds, some local, others migratory visitors from far flung regions of the world including the Red Kite. We will also have a photo stop at the spectacular Devil’s Bridge and the Christianized Ysbyty Cynfyn stone circle that is now built into the walls of the local church.
Price for the 5 Day Tour £760
Single Supplement £40 – Deposit £250