Tour Concierge Service
With a pedigree of travel industry experience going back over 35 years, we understand the business better than almost any other tour partner that you could choose to work with! Our experience has seen us working for major international tour operators, world renown cruise lines and leading travel agencies.
At Boutique Tours of Wales, your personal Tour Director is with you every step of the way from your initial enquiry, right through to operating, conducting and organsing your private tour arrangements.
We realise that you are here on a time precious visit and you need an expert to help assist you get the very best out of your visit to Wales. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our very exclusive ‘Tour Concierge’ service to help you with all the extra elements that go into making your tour and visit a great success.
From the initial planning stages, we will work around your personal desires of what you want to do and see during your tour with us. We will work with you to create your very own exclusive custom tailor-made tour experience: From walking in scenic remote areas, to building in attraction visits and organising activities, to transportation to and from Wales from anywhere in Great Britain.
One of the benefits of our ‘Tour Concierge’ service is that we have a select portfolio of tour accommodation.
When you book your tour dates with us, we can save you lots of time and anxiety in having to search out suitable tour accommodation and we can also assist with accommodation reservations.
We have a select ‘Portfolio’ of tour accommodation that features some of the best places to stay. We’ve spent time researching and locating some of the very best properties that range from traditional hotels, bed and breakfast guest houses, pubs/inns, farmhouse, country houses and unusual places, such as a lighthouse.
Restaurant Reservations and Transportation
Our ‘Tour Concierge’ services also features a choice of quality local restaurants throughout Wales. We’ve spent time sourcing some of the best places to dine and our ‘tour concierge’ service includes pre-booked reservations at some of the best places to dine out at.
For those places that are not within walking distance, we can even assist with transportation if needed to get you to and from your dinner venue.
Our ‘Tour Concierge’ services extend further to enhancing your overall tour experience in Wales. You can choose elements from our featured tours and build in a day to suit what you want to do and see, setting your own start and end times. Maybe take a half day tour in the morning and enjoy the hotel spa facilities in the afternoon, or how about experiencing one of our unique ‘Welsh Cultural Experiences’!
Welsh Sheep Dog Experience
Enjoy a private experience with a shepherd and his sheep dogs.
You’ll get to enjoy a beautiful country setting amongst rolling hills, where the shepherd gives a demonstration of herding sheep.
You not only get up close to the dogs and the sheep, but you’ll also be given control with commands that you can give the dogs and bring the sheep right to your feet!
Welsh Male Voice Choir
It’s a unique sound that is synonymous with Welsh culture and life – heard everywhere from schools and chapels where they rehearse to full blown concerts both indoors and outdoors.
It’s an evocative and emotional experience and depending on your tour dates, we will look for suitable concerts or best of all, we’ll take you to a rehearsal, where you get right up close and amongst the choir members
A Journey to the top of Wales
An experience above everything else – a train journey to the top of our highest mountain – Mount Snowdon. Trains have been running to the summit (1085 metres above sea level). These ancient Snowdonian mountains, thrust upwards by volcanic forces 450 million years ago, once grew to heights of 10,000 metres. Over eons the wind and rain and successive ice ages have sculpted them to their current form.
Welsh Language Lesson
Wales boasts one of the oldest spoken languages in the world! Unpronounceable?
Well take the challenge with an hour’s lesson in learning to speak some basic Welsh words.
Our Welsh language lesson is taken at a school set right on the coast amongst some of the most spectacular landscapes in Wales.
A Taste of Wales
Explore the local cuisine and Welsh Specialities. Did you know that we have a ‘Welsh Caviar’ or how about trying out ‘Welsh Rarebit’?
We can create a tour that takes in a real ‘Taste of Wales’ where you can get to appreciate our local specialities.
From one day through to ten days of touring, we’ll introduce you some of the specialities of Wales.
Welsh Afternoon Tea
A quintessential British tradition, originally enjoyed by the elegant ladies of the Victorian era, and what better place to appreciate this indulgent treat than in one of our stylish settings.
We have a couple of beautiful locations – Snowdonia View overlooking water, with mountains as the backdrop or a Victorian Garden veranda location in the Snowdonia National Park. Prices start from £25 per person.
Welsh Cookery Class
The cookery classes can be tailored to suit you and there’s the opportunity to learn about some of the Welsh specialities, such as Welsh Rarebit, Bara Brith, Welsh Cakes, Cawl or Lobscouse.
We have a number of Cookery Schools throughout Wales, where you can choose to join a class or take a private class on your own.
Welsh Gin, Whisky and Wine Tastings
Enjoy a taste of Wales! We have one Whiskey Distillery, several Gin Distilleries and who would have thought the Welsh produced wine!
We can organise tastings at the distilleries and the vineyards. You can even enjoy distilling your own bottle of gin and there are opportunities to stay on Vineyards overnight
Overnight stay on a Welsh Vineyard
Combine a visit with a stay that includes a vineyard tour and wine tasting or Tutored Tasting.
Enjoy quality accommodation and an evening dinner in the vineyard’s own restaurant along with a bottle of their own wine with full Welsh breakfast in the morning.
Walking Sheep Experience
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary and completely different, taking a sheep for a walk has to be up there!
With a population of around 13 million sheep in Wales, you can enjoy taking a sheep on a lead during a leisurely walk around a farm estate set amongst a spectacular Welsh landscape and lake.
Birds of Prey Experience
Our Bird of Prey Experience involves walking with a variety of wild birds. During your private falconry experience you’ll be introduced to your hawk, learn how to handle him, and then take him straight out flying.
Whilst out for a stroll you’ll discover some of the art and history of falconry, as your hawk follows along demonstrating his aerobatic skills. He won’t let you get lost, he’ll be checking in frequently by landing on your gloved hand.
Take to the Water with a Boat Trip
Taking to the water, you get to see the beautiful coastal landscapes of Wales and we’ve got over 860 miles of stunning coastline with lots of offshore islands.
A coastal adventure is a great opportunity to get up close to wildlife and we have a choice of fast rib rides to leisurely coastal and island cruises to choose from.
With so much to see and show you here in Wales, we are confident that you will be delighted with the delivery of our private tour services, just as the hundreds of other international visitors have been with our highly acclaimed ‘Tour Concierge’ services.
We can also offer extended touring services outside of Wales. Pick up’s and drop off’s at Heathrow airport. Transfer tours to the Cotswolds, The Lake District (Cumbria), Hadrian’s Wall, York, Chester and even to Edinburgh or Glasgow in Scotland.
So, no matter what your tour requirements are, we will work with you to design the very best destination experience with your very own exclusive private tour of Wales.
Croeso i Gymru! (Welcome to Wales).