Royal Mint, Penderyn & Brecon Railway

Royal Mint, Penderyn & Brecon Railway

A new tour which combines some of south Wales’ top attractions. Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Mint, a tour of Penderyn distillery plus a journey on the Brecon Mountain Railway.

This great tour to South Wales features some popular and interesting inclusions which are some of the regions’ top attractions. Enjoy a guided tour of the Royal Mint and gain unprecedented access to discover the people and events behind the coins in your pocket. We also visit Penderyn Distillery where you can enjoy a tour of the distillery and learn about the history of whisky making in Wales. Finally, enjoy a journey on the Brecon Mountain Railway to see the stunning scenery of the Beacons.

 

HOLIDAY INN CARDIFF CITY CENTRE (4 STAR)

Conveniently located in the city centre between the Millennium Stadium and Cardiff Castle. Facilities include the Junction Restaurant and bar, plus the Callaghan's Sports Bar. All bedrooms feature airconditioning, satellite TV, telephone, trouser press, iron & board, plus tea / coffee tray. Lift to all floors.

 

EXCURSIONS INCLUDED

  • A superb interesting visit to the Royal Mint at LLantrisant for a guided tour. Go behind the scenes at the world’s leading export mint to follow the journey of a coin, from a blank to a bank. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of thousands of glistening coins, hot off the press to the precision striking of over 700 coins per minute.

     

  • We drive up through the Rhondda Valley to Penderyn for a visit to the whisky distillery, located in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons. A tour of the distillery is included with and some whisky tasting then we travel on to nearby Pant and take our seats on the Brecon Mountain Railway. Enjoy a return ride on a vintage steam train into the Brecon Beacons National Park to see stunning views of the peaks of the Beacons across the Taf Fechan reservoir.

 

PRICE INCLUDES

  • Three nights’ accommodation with breakfast (dinner available at £12 per night supplement)

  • Royal Mint tour

  • Penderyn Distillery Tour

  • Journey on Brecon Railway

  • Return coach travel

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
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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Arvonia Coaches Ltd

Llanrug

Caernarfon

Gwynedd

LL55 4AA

Registered in Cardiff No. 2752976

VAT No: 310 5664 88

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