North Wales: Coastline & Charming Chester
Departing Sunday, 3 September 2017
From £459 per person sharing
The Roman walled city of Chester is a wonderful place to visit. Where you will enjoy a nostalgic guided tour on a vintage open top bus, exploring the heritage and history of this amazing city. Enjoy a visit to Tatton Park Estate and the elegant Mansion House with the rich furnishings and its important collection of paintings and books, set amidst more than 50 acres of Tatton Park gardens.
Visit the Victorian seaside resort of Llandudno and the historical 13th Century small market town of Ruthin with its, exciting and interesting history spanning over 700 years of scandal, battle and siege.
- Luxury coach travel from Coleraine, Ballymoney, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Dunsilly, Belfast, Park and Ride Sprucefield, Banbridge & Newry
- Return ferry crossings with Stena Line – Dublin Port/Holyhead
- 4 nights’ accommodation at the 4* Hallmark Hotel The Queen
- Breakfast and evening meals
- Vintage open top guided tour of Chester with Victorian guide
- Entry to Tatton Park Estate and guided tour of Mansion House
- Visits to Chester, Llandudno and Ruthin
- Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager
- Single Supplement – £80 per person
4* Hallmark Hotel The Queen
In a grand Victorian building opposite Chester Railway Station, this upscale hotel, mixing contemporary and classical styles, is a 14-minute walk from Chester Cathedral and 1.5 miles from Chester Racecourse.
Featuring creative decor with bold colours and plush fabrics, the high-end rooms offer free WiFi. Some come with 4-poster beds.
Amenities include a modern restaurant and a bar offering regular live music, as well as a beauty treatment room and a gym. There’s also meeting space and an Italian-style terraced garden with a life-size chess set.
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You meet your coach, and travel to Dublin to join the morning ferry crossing to Holyhead. On arrival, you will travel to your hotel in Chester, arriving late afternoon.
After breakfast hop onboard a 1924 vintage period open top bus with your Victorian costumed guide who will explain all the heritage and best sights in the area. Later that day you are free to enjoy this medieval city.
Today you enjoy a tour along the coast to the seaside resort of Llandudno. Your journey takes you along the coastal road past the long sandy beaches of Prestayn, Rhyl and Cowlwyn Bay arriving in Llandudno for free time. Later that day travel through the heart Snowdonia with its sweeping mountain views to the 13th century town of Ruthin before travelling the short distance back to Chester.
After breakfast you will enjoy a guided tour around one of Britain’s most complete historic estates Tatton Park, giving a fascinating glimpse into architecture dating back to Tudor Times, with two historic houses. Enjoy a guided tour of the Tudor Old Hall set in 1,000 acres of beautiful parkland with lakes, tree-lined avenues, award winning gardens and a working farm.
This morning after breakfast and checking out, you will travel to Holyhead to join the early afternoon ferry crossing to Dublin Port. On arrival, you will return to your original joining point.
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