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Charming Carmarthen

Charming Carmarthen

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Join us as we head to the market town of Carmarthen for our Charming Carmarthen tour.  On the banks of the River Tywi, Carmarthen is thought to be the oldest town in Wales with a rich and colourful history, one of its most famous early residents was King Arthur’s wizard, Merlin the Magician. During our stay enjoy a heritage steam train ride through breath-taking Welsh countryside on the Gwili Railway, one of the UK’s most picturesque, preserved lines as we follow the River Gwili on a journey through farmland and hillsides. Explore the National Botanical Gardens of Wales, take inspiration as you wander through the beautiful conservation gardens with a range of stunning theme gardens, home to a collection of over 8000 different plant varieties spread over 560 acres of beautiful Welsh countryside. Discover Aberglasney Gardens made famous by the BBC series ‘A Garden Lost in Time’ which followed its loving restoration to what it is today, a wonderful example of one of Wales’ finest gardens with a fully restored Elizabethan Cloister Garden at its heart, the only surviving example of it’s kind in the UK today, explore a magnificent 10 acres with over 20 different garden styles. Don’t miss out on this wonderful Welsh Tour.

 

 

Your Holiday Includes:

Door to door service

Porterage

Welcome tea/coffee on arrival

Dinner, bed and Breakfast

En-suite bedrooms

Journey on Gwili Steam Railway – roundtrip from Abergwili Junction

Entry to the National Botanical Gardens Wales

Entrance to Aberglasney Gardens

Excursions as specified

Executive coach travel throughout

 

 

Nil single room supplement – limited availability

Itinerary

Sunday
Depart Leyland at 10.00am for the journey to Carmarthen with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Monday - Wednesday:
Free time in Carmarthen with the following excursions:

A journey on the Gwili Steam Railway.

A visit to the National Botanical Gardens of Wales.

A visit to Aberglasney Gardens

Thursday:
Check out of our hotel following breakfast for the return journey home with a suitable lunch stop en-route.

Hotel

 Ivy Bush Royal Hotel, Carmarthen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Star Rating

 3 Star

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Website

 www.ivybushroyal.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Contact

 01267 235111

 

 

 



 

 

About the hotel

The Ivy Bush Royal Hotel welcomes guests in comfort and style, located in a spectacular position at the gateway to the Golden West.  Once a favourite retreat for Lord Nelson and Lady Hamilton the hotel has been sympathetically modernised to blend old world charm with modern facilities. The hotel is one mile from Carmarthen Castle and the Picton Monument, with a shopping centre 10 minutes’ walk away. Guest bedrooms are spacious, comfortable, traditionally decorated and furnished rooms



 

 

 

TV

 

Yes

Hairdryer

Yes

Lift

Yes

Wifi

Yes

Toiletries

Yes

Safety Deposit Box

No

AC

No

Pool

No

Gym

No

Golf

No

Iron

Yes

Tea/Coffee

Yes

Porterage

Yes



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About Us

Ava Travel, based in Leyland, is a relatively new company specialising in the creation and operation of coach tour holidays throughout the UK and Europe.

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Ava Travel (Leyland) Ltd
41 Hough Lane
Leyland, PR25 2SB
Office Opening Hours
Monday to Friday - 09:00 - 17:00
Saturday 09:00 - 14:00, Sunday - Closed