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Cruises of the Welsh Borders

5 days - from only £469pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Cruises of the Welsh Borders

Amongst some of the most diverse regions of the UK, the Welsh Borders are steeped in history and have remained largely unchanged for centuries. Explore the ancient walled city of Chester and take in the sights from the waters of the River Dee, admire pretty Llangollen with a traditional horse-drawn barge cruise and discover one of the 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways' with a visit to the mighty Anderton Boat Lift.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 4 nights hotel with Welsh breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

5 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then onto the Welsh Borders and Wrexham where we stay for four nights.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 2: Llangollen and Horse Drawn Barge

    Today we visit the ancient market town of Llangollen, nestled within the beautiful Dee Valley and under the watchful gaze of Dinas Bran Castle. Here we enjoy a relaxing cruise along some of the canal which forms part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site by horse drawn barge - a wonderfully tranquil way to take in the flora and fauna of this route.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Llangollen

    Llangollen

    Included Highlights

    • Llangollen
  • Day 3: Chester and River Cruise

    Discover the ancient walled city of Chester. From the medieval walls to the Roman Amphitheatre and the atmospheric Rows shopping galleries, the city has so much to offer. Here, we take to the waters of the River Dee and enjoy a cruise to take in the scenery and learn more from the informative commentary that tells the stories of this wonderful city.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Chester

    Chester

    Included Highlights

    • River Cruise
    • Chester
  • Day 4: Anderton Boat Lift

    The mighty Anderton Boat Lift is one of the 'Seven Wonders of the Waterways'. This marvel of Victorian engineering, lifting boats and barges 50 feet from the River Weaver to the Trent & Mersey Canal is a wonder to behold.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Anderton Boat Lift

    Anderton Boat Lift

    Included Highlights

    • Anderton Boat Lift
  • Day 5:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Hotels

You will stay for four nights at the 4-star Ramada Plaza Hotel in Wrexham.

  • Ramada Plaza

    Where better for a staycation in North Wales than the Ramada Plaza Wrexham? Beautifully decorated rooms combine with fantastic facilities to make your stay as memorable as possible – the mini gym, sauna and Jacuzzi are sure to leave you feeling refreshed! Enjoy a contemporary and relaxed atmosphere in the Zara restaurant, which serves a variety of delicious dishes using local Welsh produce, and after a fun day out, the popular Fusilier Bar offers a lively space that’s perfect for unwinding with a drink. With many sights and attractions also within easy reach, you’re in a great spot to take in the delights of Wales!

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
    • Hairdryer
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

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