Welsh Escape with London ( KAW)

7 Day Tour from London to Manchester

2025 Tour Details

Take a trip to Wales and escape to the beauty and history of “The Land of Castles“ on this guided vacation. Leave the bustle of London for the green landscapes of England’s countryside, visiting Stonehenge and Bath en route to Wales.

Spend two nights in Cardiff, with plenty to see around Welsh capital city, including fascinating St. Fagans National Museum of History and fairytale Cardiff Castle. On the way to North Wales, drive through beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and stop in the pretty towns of Brecon and Builth Wells. Meet locals who have a strong culture and heritage and still speak a Celtic language natively. Overnight in Llangollen where you might wish to take a stroll along the Victoria Promenade.

You’ll travel through Snowdonia National Park via Betws-y-Coed and on to Caernarfon, famous for its enormous medieval castle and have some time to spend in its vibrant shops, cafés, and traditional pubs. On your way to England’s Manchester, stop in Chester and take photos of its 16th century Tudor buildings traditionally constructed from oak with the timbers stained with black tar. Spend the last night of your escorted tour in Manchester where you gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this Welsh adventure.
See why this escape through Wales’s beauty and history is made even better without the crowds of the high season on your affordable, guided Welsh vacation.

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 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

7 Day Tour from London to Manchester

Notes:

Take a trip to Wales and escape to the beauty and history of “The Land of Castles“ on this guided vacation. Leave the bustle of London for the green landscapes of England’s countryside, visiting Stonehenge and Bath en route to Wales.

Spend two nights in Cardiff, with plenty to see around Welsh capital city, including fascinating St. Fagans National Museum of History and fairytale Cardiff Castle. On the way to North Wales, drive through beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and stop in the pretty towns of Brecon and Builth Wells. Meet locals who have a strong culture and heritage and still speak a Celtic language natively. Overnight in Llangollen where you might wish to take a stroll along the Victoria Promenade.

You’ll travel through Snowdonia National Park via Betws-y-Coed and on to Caernarfon, famous for its enormous medieval castle and have some time to spend in its vibrant shops, cafés, and traditional pubs. On your way to England’s Manchester, stop in Chester and take photos of its 16th century Tudor buildings traditionally constructed from oak with the timbers stained with black tar. Spend the last night of your escorted tour in Manchester where you gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this Welsh adventure.
See why this escape through Wales’s beauty and history is made even better without the crowds of the high season on your affordable, guided Welsh vacation.

Transportation:

Take a trip to Wales and escape to the beauty and history of “The Land of Castles“ on this guided vacation. Leave the bustle of London for the green landscapes of England’s countryside, visiting Stonehenge and Bath en route to Wales.

Spend two nights in Cardiff, with plenty to see around Welsh capital city, including fascinating St. Fagans National Museum of History and fairytale Cardiff Castle. On the way to North Wales, drive through beautiful Brecon Beacons National Park and stop in the pretty towns of Brecon and Builth Wells. Meet locals who have a strong culture and heritage and still speak a Celtic language natively. Overnight in Llangollen where you might wish to take a stroll along the Victoria Promenade.

You’ll travel through Snowdonia National Park via Betws-y-Coed and on to Caernarfon, famous for its enormous medieval castle and have some time to spend in its vibrant shops, cafés, and traditional pubs. On your way to England’s Manchester, stop in Chester and take photos of its 16th century Tudor buildings traditionally constructed from oak with the timbers stained with black tar. Spend the last night of your escorted tour in Manchester where you gather with your traveling companions, and raise a glass to this Welsh adventure.
See why this escape through Wales’s beauty and history is made even better without the crowds of the high season on your affordable, guided Welsh vacation.

 Meals & Itinerary

 Itinerary

Day 1

ARRIVE IN LONDON, ENGLAND Welcome to London! Meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Dinner Dinner

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Day 2

LONDON On The Town In London LONDON Morning sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, Prime Minister’s Downing Street residence, Buckingham Palace, and a visit to St. Paul’s Cathedral. Free time this afternoon.
Breakfast Breakfast

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORIC SITES England’s national treasure of St. Paul’s Cathedral is home to a spectacular array of art from delicate carvings to gilded dome murals and modern works of art. As the seat of the Bishop of London, the cathedral serves as the mother church of the Diocese of London, where notable remembrances have been served here, including Queen Victoria’s jubilee, birthdays of Queen Elizabeth II, and funerals of luminaries like Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher.


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Day 3

LONDON–STONEHENGE–BATH–CARDIFF, WALES Mysterious Stones & Spa City STONEHENGE Take a guided visit.
BATH Visit the elegant Georgian city.
Breakfast Breakfast 176 mi / 284 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
HISTORY & MYSTERY Ponder the who, what, why, and how of Stonehenge, one of the most impressive prehistoric megalithic monuments in the world. Its sheer size and sophisticated architectural design have earned its legendary reverence as the most famous prehistoric monument in the world. Although its original purpose is a mystery, the concentric monuments hold spiritual significance for people from around the world who gather at the massive stone circles to celebrate the summer solstice.


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Day 4

CARDIFF Pride of Wales CARDIFF Visit St. Fagans National Museum of History and Cardiff Castle. Free time this afternoon.
Breakfast Breakfast 16 mi / 26 km

LOCAL FAVORITE
NATIONAL TREASURE Explore the open-air National Museum of History in St. Fagans, where you will see many historic buildings brought from all over Wales and learn about architecture, culture, agriculture and lifestyle of the Welsh people – from the world of a 230,000-year-old Neanderthal child to modern day.


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Day 5

CARDIFF–BRECON–BUILTH WELLS–LLANGOLLEN Welsh Dragons, Daffodils & Castles Drive through stunning Brecon Beacons National Park.
BRECON Stop at a market town.
BUILTH WELLS Stop at a village known for its 12th century castle.
LLANGOLLEN Visit the picturesque village, home of an annual international contest for poets and musicians.
Breakfast Breakfast 137 mi / 220 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
UNIQUE SPOT Medieval towns? Tick. Rolling green hills? Tick. Waterfalls? Tick. Romantic castles? Tick. In fact, there are 17 castles and palaces scattered in towns and on remote hills of Brecon Beacons Park. Explore one of Wales' three national parks, connect with nature and hear about Welsh turbulent history.


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Day 6

LLANGOLLEN–BETWS-Y-COED–CAERNARFON–CHESTER, ENGLAND–MANCHESTER From Prince To King Drive over spectacular Llanberis Pass and through Snowdonia National Park.
BETWS-Y-COED Stop at the gateway to Snowdonia.
CAERNARFON Visit the city where the castle saw the investiture of King Charles III as Prince of Wales in 1969.
CHESTER Stop at the medieval cathedral city.
MANCHESTER Free time in the evening.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner 174 mi / 280 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT
UNESCO SITE Caernarfon is a royal town known for its mighty 13th century castle. It is also a seaside resort and a stronghold of Welsh culture and heritage.


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Day 7

MANCHESTER Safe Travels Until We Meet Again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

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 Optional Excursions

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Price Ranges

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$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
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