Enjoy this excellent Autumn break as we criss-cross the English and Welsh border whilst exploring the spectacular scenery, some architectural gems and sampling Welsh cuisine.
LUDLOW is a thriving medieval market town and architectural gem with almost 500 listed buildings in the town, many of which are half-timbered. From its ancient castle to the quiet lanes, explore over 900 years of history. The town is situated on a cliff above the River Teme and is surrounded by the beautiful countryside of south Shropshire and the Welsh Marches.
Enjoy a scenic drive through the stunning CAMBRIAN MOUNTAINS AND THE ELAN VALLEY with its impressive five dams and reservoirs. Its an area of spectacular scenery and abundant wildlife including red kites, Britain’s most beautiful bird of prey. Our drive will be accompanied by an Elan Valley Ranger.
ABBEY-CWM-HIR is a Victorian mansion in a setting of ‘breathtaking beauty, history and romance’. Its one of Wales’ most outstanding Grade II listed homes which, over the last 10 years has been restored to its former Gothic glory by the Humpherston family. A family member will take you on a tour of all 52 rooms and tell stories of the house and garden restoration.
WYE VALLEY WITH CELTIC LUNCH Following the River Wye we pass through the spectacular valley as it straddles the English and Welsh border. Designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this is a unique landscape of forested hillsides, rocky outcrops and unspoilt villages. At Tintern we stop at the award-winning Abbey Mill for a ‘Celtic Lunch’.