Wonders of North Wales

A lovely day at Penrhyn Castle
Take a look inside this marvellous 19th-century castle Rosie Anthony

Spectacular castles, beautiful gardens and the stunning Snowdonia National Park make North Wales the perfect place for a group visit.

In a day: 

Morning: Bodnant Garden 
Begin the day with a visit to one of the world’s most spectacular gardens with stunning views across Snowdonia. With magnificent collections of plants, a steeply-sided wooded valley, stream and waterfall below. 
Enjoy a light lunch in the Pavilion tea-room before travelling the 30 minutes over to Penrhyn Castle. 
Afternoon: Penrhyn Castle 
This dramatic, neo-Norman fantasy castle is filled with fascinating things, such as a one tonne slate bed made especially for Queen Victoria. Learn more about the ‘Fantasy, Fixtures and Fittings’ at this magnificent castle by booking the special interest tour. 

Turn your visit into a short break by adding:

  • Conwy Suspension Bridge, offering stunning views across the historic town of Conwy.
  • a visit over to Anglesey to see Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens and Rex Whistler’s largest ever painting.
  • day trips to wander round the Royal town of Caernarfon or the seaside resort of Colwyn Bay.

Stop en-route into Wales at:

  • the magnificent, medieval Chirk Castle, just 11 minutes from Llangollen.
  • the beautiful garden terraces of Powis Castle and Garden on the way into Wales, via Welshpool.