NEW: The Welsh Coast: Barmouth, Aberystwyth & Bala Lake Railway

  • Destination:
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Departs: 09/07/2018
  • Arrives: 13/07/2018
  • Prices from: £419

Discover the diverse beauty of the Welsh Coast with new friends on this new 5-day break. Staying in the picturesque Barmouth, we include excursions to Aberystwyth, Dolgellau and a journey on the steam hauled Bala Lake Railway.  


Day 1 – Enjoy a leisurely journey to our hotel, with ample stops along the way.

Day 2 – Today we enjoy a full day in Aberystwyth, nestled between Cardigan Bay and the Cambrian Mountains, Aberystwyth is home to some castle ruins, a harbour and two glorious beaches. Perhaps, take a trip on the town’s 1896 electric funicular railway, the longest in Britain! (not included.)
Day 3 – Located on the west coast of Snowdonia, with a long sandy beach and a picturesque harbour – Barmouth is an idyllic place to spend your day at leisure today.
Day 4 – After breakfast we take you to Dolgellau for free time, this handsome market town is set beneath Cader Idris, and offers many local beauty spots for you to enjoy. Later, we travel to nearby Llanuwchllyn where we have arranged a journey on the Bala Lake Railway. This narrow-gauge steam railway runs alongside Llyn Tegid (Bala Lake), hauled by a historic Welsh steam locomotive, enjoy excellent views of the beautiful Snowdonia National Park.
Day 5 – We return home.


Arbour Hotel ***, Barmouth

Located overlooking Barmouth Beach, this family-run hotel offers comfortable rooms with tea and coffee making facilities available.


Hotel Facilities

  • Bar/restaurant
  • Lift



Door-to-Door service

4 nights dinner, bed and breakfast

Hotel entertainment

Excursions to Aberytswyth & Bala

Journey on the Bala Lake Railway

Time at Leisure in Barmouth


SKILLS REF: LBBA                                                                      

DEPARTURE DATE            DAYS                     FROM                   S/SUPP

Monday 9th July          5                              £419                      £40