POPULAR SOUTH WALES TOURS
If you are planning on exploring outside Cardiff then there are two main routes – North to the Brecon Beacons and the South Wales Valleys or West towards Swansea and Pembrokeshire.
Here are some popular South Wales tours to consider if you are visiting Wales.
Brecon Beacons and the South Wales Valleys
Brecon itself is a delightful town. You can visit the Glassblowers, museums, and the cathedral.
The Brecon Beacons are well known for walking and outdoor activities. Here you will find over 2000 miles of public footpaths, the areas will range from difficult highland paths to gentle slopes.
South Wales was at the heart of the industrial revolution (link) and in the valleys a lot of the coal that powered the rest of the world was mined at South Wales coalmines. There are two excellent museums to visit on your way to the Brecon Beacons:
Areas just outside of Cardiff
Wales has more castles per square mile than any other country in Europe. Apart from the excellent castle in Cardiff city center. Two castles well worth a visit with a 30-minute drive are:
St Fagans National Museum has been the most popular heritage attraction in Wales for many years.
West towards Swansea and Pembrokeshire
Heading West from Cardiff is all about discovering some of the best beaches in the world.
West Wales is home to some amazing coastline and a number of wonderful beaches. From open, sweeping sands, to intimate pebbly coves, you are sure to find somewhere just perfect to spend a day. Explore rock pools, build a sandcastle, catch some waves on a surf board, or just dip you toes in, there is something for everyone. Here is our guide to the best beaches in this wonderful part of the world.
If you wish to stay overnight for a day or two, then we can organize return transfers, or even stay close by so that we can take your exploring during your days at these idyllic West Wales beaches.
Some of our most popular destinations (including driving times) are:
- Rhossili Bay (1 hour 30 mins)
- Gower (1 hour 15 mins)
- Mumbles (1 hour 15 mins)
- Tenby (2 hours 15 mins)
- Swansea (1 hour)
- Pembrokshire (2 hours 30 mins)
Tours outside of South Wales
Many of the most famous destination in the world are just a short drive from Cardiff. Our most popular tours (starting from £45.00 per hour) are:
- London (3 hours)
- Stonhenge (2 hours 15 mins)
- Sailsbury Catherdral (2 hours)
- Cotsworlds (2 hours)
- Bath (1 hour 30 mins)