Today’s tour features an eclectic range of attractions to visit that captures the culture of Wales.
First up is a visit to a Coal Mine. The coal industry was at the forefront of the industrial revolution and Welsh coal was most sort after in the world! You can join a tour led by a former mine, which takes you down 300 feet underground with a real miner and see what life was like for the thousands of men who worked at the coal face.
We then step back in time to a fortified manor house and witness life as it was in the household during 1645. Enjoy the various stories from costumed members of the house, all set around the time of the English Civil War. Our tour then moves onto the biggest castle in Wales at Caerphilly, famous for its leaning tower and great moats (lakes).
The last stop of the day presents a choice of two tour options:
Option 1: Visit to the Royal Mint*
How about getting your hands on some money – literally! You’ll go behind the scenes for a close up production where coins are minted for over 80 different countries.
Option 2: Visit to the Museum of Welsh Life
One of the leading open-air Museums, set in the grounds of St Fagans Castle. The museum features over 50 historic buildings from all over Wales, capturing the life and culture of the country through various ages.
Our tour highlights of the South of Wales touring day include:
- Blaenarvon Big Pit
- Llancaiach Fawr Manor*
- Caerphilly Castle*
- The Royal Mint* or a visit to St Fagans Museum of Welsh Life
*Entrance fee payable to attraction
This itinerary is just an outline and we can custom tailor design the tour to suit.