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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Meals
25 Meals
9 Breakfasts
7 Lunches
9 Dinners
The following choices may be available when requested in advance: Low Fat, Vegetarian, Low Salt, Gluten Free
Lodging
Lodgings may differ by date. Select a date to see the lodgings specific to that date.
Display
Sep 17, 2024 - Sep 27, 2024
  • Sep 17, 2024 - Sep 27, 2024
  • May 07, 2024 - May 17, 2024 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Jun 11, 2024 - Jun 21, 2024 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Aug 06, 2024 - Aug 16, 2024 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Sep 17, 2024 - Sep 27, 2024 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Oct 08, 2024 - Oct 18, 2024 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • May 06, 2025 - May 16, 2025 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Jun 10, 2025 - Jun 20, 2025 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Aug 05, 2025 - Aug 15, 2025 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
  • Sep 02, 2025 - Sep 12, 2025 (Manchester to London Heathrow)
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Milford Haven
New waterfront hotel overlooking a Marina.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.
1 night
Manchester
New hotel (2023) Walking distance from Manchester Airport's Terminal 2.
4 nights
North Wales
The Royal Oak Hotel is a picturesque building, which was once a coaching inn. Situated in the centre of the village amidst charming scenery and overlooking the River Llugwy.
3 nights
Lamphey
Situated in acres of scenic grounds next to a medieval Bishop’s palace, The Lamphey Court Hotel is a 19th century Georgian mansion which has a luxury spa, all-weather tennis courts and stylish rooms with views over Pembrokeshire National Park. All rooms have a private bathroom and come with a TV, and some rooms have parkland views. Free on-site parking is available, and free Wi-Fi is also accessible throughout the hotel.
1 night
Hayes
Comfortable modern hotel close to London Heathrow Airport.





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