Discover the influences of mid-Wales, from Victorian industry and architecture to rolling hills and mountains, wildlife and landscape. An autumn holiday to indulge and pamper yourself
Elan Valley with guided tour
Elan is a beautiful unspoilt area amid the Cambrian mountains and home to a series of man-made lakes and reservoirs built by the Birmingham Water Board in the 19th century. We are joined onboard the coach by one of the Elan Valley Rangers for a guided tour of the valley, marvelling at the engineering enterprise of the Victorians as well as the stunning wildlife and landscape of mid-Wales
Brecon Mountain Railway & Hay-on-Wye
We travel to Brecon and join the Brecon Mountain Railway for a wonderful scenic train ride through the Brecon Beacons National Park, along the Taf Fechan Reservoir and climbing to Torpantau, the summit of the original line. We continue to the ‘book town’ of Hay-on-Wye, famous for its annual book festival, winding streets and many quirky shops to explore
Abergavenny is known as the ‘Gateway of Wales’ and is just 6 miles from the English border. Here we have free time to explore the town centre or perhaps visit the castle ruins
The Metropole Hotel is a historic hotel in the centre of the quiet welsh town of Llandrindod Wells. It offers ensuite bedrooms, restaurant with delicious choice menu, spa and leisure facilities. There is lift access.