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England/Wales

Celtic Wales: Snowdonia and Pembrokeshire

Program No. 12185RJ
From Snowdonia in the North to Pembrokeshire in the West, learn the story of Celtic Wales as you explore this ancient land alongside experts.

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At a Glance

From whence springs the distinct Welsh identity? From their proud language, world famous orators and choirs? Or the castles and prehistoric settlements that dot the bucolic countryside? From Snowdonia in the North and Pembrokeshire in the West, venture through a land of magnificent, varied scenery to experience the history and heritage of Celtic Wales and its ancient tradition of myths and legends.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking of up to one mile; uneven terrain; city sidewalks.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Explore the Iron Age Castell Henllys with the resident archaeologist.
  • Go behind the scenes at St. Davids Cathedral.
  • Enjoy performances by a Welsh choir and harpist.

General Notes

Select dates are designated for small groups and are limited to 24 participants or less.
Featured Expert
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Conway Davies
Conway Davies earned a degree in history at Bangor University, a master's from Cardiff University, and is completing his Ph.D. at Swansea University. Conway has extensive knowledge of the Welsh language and the history and culture of both North and South Wales. He is the author of two books, "The History of Poor Law Provision in South Wales" and "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: the History of Mental Health provision in South Wales."

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Conway Davies earned a degree in history at Bangor University, a master's from Cardiff University, and is completing his Ph.D. at Swansea University. Conway has extensive knowledge of the Welsh language and the history and culture of both North and South Wales. He is the author of two books, "The History of Poor Law Provision in South Wales" and "Out of Sight, Out of Mind: the History of Mental Health provision in South Wales."
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