The Cardigan Coast & Welsh Highland Railway

Start: Saturday 4th May 2024

End: Wednesday 8th May 2024

Hotel: George IV Hotel

Price: £399 pp

This holiday departs from our Main Holiday Pick Up Points

What’s included:

  • 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast
  • excursion to Beddgelert via Welsh Highland Railway
  • free morning in Criccieth
  • excursion to Barmouth
  • evening entertainment
  • executive coach travel


  • 5 single rooms with £52 pp supplement
  • optional excursion to Portmeirion at £18 pp – must be prebooked at time of booking


Are you ready to delve into the rich tapestry of Welsh history and folklore?

We are thrilled to reveal a BRAND NEW late availability break to “The Cardigan Coast & Welsh Highland Railway” – an unforgettable coach holiday exploring the charms of North Wales

Welsh Highland Railway, Beddgelert and Criccieth

Begin your adventure with a leisurely morning in the quaint seaside town of Criccieth. Stroll along the pristine shores, explore historic landmarks, or simply unwind amidst the coastal charm

Then, we travel the short distance to Porthmadog, where we climb aboard the iconic Welsh Highland Railway for a scenic journey to Beddgelert, steeped in centuries-old tales and legends. Traverse through rolling hills, majestic valleys, and stunning vistas as you soak in the essence of Welsh beauty

Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of Beddgelert, famed for its poignant connection to the legend of Prince Llewellyn and his faithful hound Gelert. Wander its quaint streets, visit Gelert’s Grave, and uncover the timeless tale that has captivated generations, before rejoining our train for the journey back to Porthmadog

Beautiful Barmouth

Venture to the coastal gem of Barmouth and revel in its golden beaches, bustling promenades, and breathtaking views of Cardigan Bay. Immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this seaside haven as you wander the Victorian streets and discover the town’s links to Henry Tudor and the Titanic on its heritage trail

Discover Portmeirion

For those seeking an extra touch of magic, join our optional excursion to the enchanting village of Portmeirion. Marvel at its Italianate architecture, lush gardens, and whimsical charm inspired by Mediterranean allure, laid out and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975, and walk in the footsteps of cult TV as you discover the famous filming location of TV series The Prisoner (£18 per person, must be prebooked at time of booking)

Your Hotel

The George IV Hotel is situated in the peaceful coastal village of Criccieth, with views over the castle. It offers ensuite bedrooms, a restaurant with choice menu, evening entertainment most nights and a lift to all floors