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Castle, Canal and Mountain Adventure: Intergenerational Wales

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Program #16292RJ
11 Days | 10 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jul 10, 2013
At Manchester airport hotel for coach transfer to Ruthin.The welcome meeting is held in the Ruthin Castle hotel at 5:00pm before dinner.
You will be staying at the Ruthin Castle Hotel that night.
Location: Ruthin
Nearest city or town: Ruthin
Nearest airport: Manchester
Transportation to site: Buses, trains to Manchester Airport from the city centre. We recommend meeting at the Manchester Airport Bewley's Hotel for lunch and a coach transfer to Ruthin. Public transport to Ruthin is limited.

End of Program
Jul 19, 2013
After breakfast in the hotel. Breakfast ends at 10:00am and check-out is by 11:00am.
You will be staying at the Radisson Edwardian Heathrow Hotel. the night before.
Location: London
Nearest city or town: London
Nearest airport: London Heathrow
Transportation to site: Shuttle "Hoppa" bus to Heathrow Airport for buses, coaches, trains including the Heathrow Express to Paddington. The GL will give you the fare for the Hoppa.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The unique Ruthin Castle dates from before 1277 and dominates the historic Welsh market town of Ruthin. The castle previously formed part of the Crown Estate until sold by Charles I in 1632 and sits in its ancient walled dry moat within acres of private landscaped gardens, parkland and woods alongside the River Clwyd. The grounds include 30 acres of gardens, parkland and woods. Pink marble monumental lions guard your entrance into the wood panelled hallway with original paintings and stone fireplaces. Medieval banquets are held here, Royalty have stayed here and there is theancient dungeon with the whipping pit and drowning pool!

Contact info:
Ruthin Castle
Ruthin,
Denbighshire, North Wales, LL15 2NU UK:Wales
phone: +44 1824 702664
web: www.ruthincastle.co.uk

Room amenities: hairdryer, bath and/or shower, remote control colour television , radio, hospitality beverages , direct dial telephones with data port.

Facility amenities: Library Bar, Cornwallis Lounge, Inner Hallway for relaxing. Bertie's Restaurant. Time for Me! Health and Beauty. Fitness equipment. Snookerl Table. Fishing (rods not provided).

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check in time: 2:00 PM

Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Close to Heathrow Airport.

Contact info:
140 Bath Road.
Hayes, Middlesex., UB3 5AW UK:England
phone: +44 20 8759 6311
web: www.radissonedwardian.com

Room amenities: Air-conditioning. Direct dial telephone with personal number and voicemail, satllite TV and pay movies, in room safe. In room bar, iron and ironing board, tea and coffee making facilities.

Facility amenities: Restaurant and bar. Complimentary wireless internet access, business centre, newsagents, health spa and fitness centre.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after:
For additional pre and post program accommodations, please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 or via email to travelinfo@roadscholar.org

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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9 nights of accommodations
26 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
13 Field trips
11 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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