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Welsh Lake Bala Rail & Puffin Island Sail

Welsh Lake Bala Rail & Puffin Island Sail

Join us in the Welsh Highlands for an unforgettable journey! On our wonderful new break, we include a journey on the steam hauled Bala Lake Railway and a fascinating cruise around the unique Puffin Isle.

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PUFFIN ISLAND NATURE CRUISE INCLUDED

 

Join us in the Welsh Highlands for an unforgettable journey! On our wonderful new break, we include a journey on the steam hauled Bala Lake Railway and a fascinating cruise around the unique Puffin Isle.

 

Includes

Return luxury coach travel on 'The Optimum Experience' vehicle

With an elegant design our new coach offers incredible passenger comfort, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you’re as relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat

 

4 nights half board

Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

Farewell drink (glass of wine) with dinner on the final evening

Entertainment each evening

Journey on the Bala Lake Railway

Puffin Island boat cruise

 

Please note this price includes our door-to-door, if you do not require this service please call 08456 66 55 44* to place your booking.

 

Day 1

We travel to the traditional market town of Shrewsbury before continuing to our hotel later this afternoon. Welcome tea or coffee will be served on arrival.

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Day 2

This morning we travel through the beautiful Welsh countryside via Betws-y-Coed, often referred to as ‘Little Switzerland’ to Llanuwchllyn, where we have arranged a journey on the Bala Lake Railway. This narrow-gauge steam railway which runs alongside Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), hauled by a historic Welsh steam locomotive, enjoys excellent views of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.

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Day 3

Enjoy a day at leisure. After breakfast perhaps take the opportunity to ascend mighty Snowdon on the famous mountain railway which departs from the station just a couple of minutes walking distance from our hotel (optional extra at the time of booking £30 pp NB. This return fare is on the traditional diesel locomotive service)

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Day 4


Our first stop today is in historic Caernarfon, home to one of the most famous Castles in Wales; Caernarfon Castle (entry not included). After a little free time, and perhaps a quick refreshment, we travel over the Menai Straights, towards the impressive Beaumaris Castle where we enjoy a short photo stop. Built in 1295, and although unfinished, Beaumaris Castle is regarded as one of the finest Edwardian castles. Next, we join our cruise over to Puffin Island – home to many species of birds and wildlife. This leisurely cruise will take us around the entire island, with live commentary and local history along the way. Keep your eyes peeled though, and you might be lucky enough to spot one of the resident puffins, grey seals and bottlenose dolphins*!

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Day 5


We retrace out footsteps home.

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B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

The Royal Victoria Hotel ***, Llanberis

 

 

Set in Snowdonia National Park on 30 acres of gardens and woodlands. Bedrooms have en suite bathrooms, flat-screen TVs, and tea and coffee making equipment.

 

Hotel Facilities

  • Bar

  • Restaurant

  • Lift

  • Free Wi-Fi

 

The Optimum Experience

 

We are pleased to introduce our NEW luxury range 'the Optimum Experience' by Skills which will feature a selection of our 2021 holiday packages.

With an elegant and stylish design, our Optimum Experience offers amazing passenger comfort with soft, wide seats, generous onboard legroom and moveable headrest that ensures you're as comfortable and relaxed as possible as soon as you find your seat.

 

 

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Arnold High St Bus Stop Arnold High Street Bus stop,
Outside leisure centre car park, NG5 7EE
Derby Bus Station Derby, Bus Station
Bay 27 & 28, DE1 2AY
Loughborough Ashby Rd Loughborough Ashby Rd Services
LE11 3QU
Markfield Services Markfield Services, Leicestershire, J22, M1
LE67 9PP
Nottingham Mount St Nottingham, Mount Street
Alongside the Grosvenor Casino, NG1 6HE
Toton Lane Tram Stop Toton Lane Tram Stop Park and Ride
Toton Lane Tram Stop, NG9 7JA

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