CANALS AND RAILWAYS OF NORTH WALES

£575+/GROUP

9 HOURS

PREMIUM MINIVAN TOUR

FLEXI CANCELLATION

PRIVATE / MAX 6 GUESTS

ALL ENTRANCES INCLUDED

£575+/GROUP

9 HOURS

PRIVATE PREMIUM MINIVAN TOUR

FLEXI CANCELLATION

MAX GUESTS: 6

INCLUDES ALL ENTRY FEES

HISTORIC CANALS AND RAILWAYS OF WALES

The canals and railways of Wales are a fabulous theme! Join us on a tour of adventure to the borderlands of (North) Wales, departing from Liverpool. We can promise you a day of many highlights, including a walk over the “Stream in the Sky”, a stunning narrow-gauge steam railway journey into the beautiful Welsh countryside as well as a castle with many secrets to reveal! Your Wales tour is full of surprises!

Our personable and knowledgeable driver guide will take the stress out of the day for you – all you need to do is sit back, relax and immerse yourself on your exploration of Wales tour.

Our 9-hour private tour includes steam railway, castle and a walk onto one of the most spectacular viaducts in the world at Llangollen Canal and is a varied, well-paced itinerary with plenty of stops and opportunities to take in the North Wales scenery and there is time, too, for souvenirs in the idyllic town of Llangollen before your tour ends.

At Liverpool Tour Company, the safety & health of our guests are always of paramount importance to us. This canals and railways of North Wales tour has been optimised for post Covid-19 tours & follows our health protocols.

CANALS AND RAILWAYS OF NORTH WALES ITINERARY

Canals & Railways of North Wales
THE WELSH BORDERLANDS
YOUR JOURNEY INTO WALES BEGINS
Step aboard your private premium vehicle and be warmly welcomed by your friendly driver guide for the day. You will be picked up right outside your central Liverpool accommodation and journey to Welshpool (1 hour 30 minute drive) on the dramatic English/Welsh border! Here you will embark on a steam railway journey on the Welshpool & Llanfair Light Railway.
THE WELSH BORDERLANDS
Canals & Railways of North Wales
Canals & Railways of North Wales Tour
STEAM RAILWAY
JOURNEY THROUGH THE WELSH MARSHES
Built in 1903 to link farming communities with the market town of Welshpool and provide them with an outlet for their produce, today, this narrow gauge railway delights all who ride the 8 mile journey along the Welsh Marches with some spectacular views over the Welsh borderlands.
STEAM RAILWAY
Canals & Railways of North Wales Tour
Powis Castle North Wales
BORDERLANDS CASTLES
POWIS CASTLE AND GARDENS
From Lanfair your journey continues to Powis Castle! Encounter the imposing medieval castle, perched on a rocky outcrop! The castle sits above beautiful gardens, laid out under the influence of the Italian and French styles. You will have time to enjoy both on your leisurely tour today.
BORDERLANDS CASTLES
Powis Castle North Wales
North Wales UNESCO World Heritage Site
A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
LLANGOLLEN CANAL
Marvel at this feat of canal engineering as you walk across the “Stream in the Sky” - if you are brave enough! Completed in 1805, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct was designed by famous engineer Thomas Telford and stretches over 300 metres across the Dee Valley. Today it is an official UNESCO World Heritage Site.
A UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
North Wales UNESCO World Heritage Site
Llangollen North Wales
LLANGOLLEN: WHERE WALES WELCOMES THE WORLD
MORE THAN A PRETTY FACE
You will have time to soak up the quaint atmosphere of this sleepy North Wales town nestled in the heart of the vale of Llangollen. There are plenty of souvenir shops for last minute gifts!
LLANGOLLEN: WHERE WALES WELCOMES THE WORLD
Llangollen North Wales
Canals & Railways of North Wales Horseshoe Pass
THE HORSESHOE PASS
VIEWS VIEWS VIEWS
You will travel back to Liverpool across the stunning Horseshoe Pass. You will understand why its so called as your journey progresses along the scenic route. We will stop for photos at the top, the views are amazing!
THE HORSESHOE PASS
Canals & Railways of North Wales Horseshoe Pass
Ruthin
SUPERB LANDSCAPES
THE UNDERSTATED BEAUTY OF WALES
We have one more treat in store for you as we head for Liverpool! Driving towards the historic market town of Ruthin, look out for the beautiful Clwydian mountain range that hugs the outskirts of the town! Later, arrive back in Liverpool to cherish the memories made during this canals and railways of North Wales tour.
SUPERB LANDSCAPES
Ruthin

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Professional local tour guide
Choose your start/end points in Liverpool
Private North Wales tour incl. private transport
Water provided onboard
Entry to Powis Castle
Stunning drive along Welsh Borderlands
Steam railway journey (should the steam railway be unavailable, this will be replaced by diesel locomotives)
Spectacular walk over UNESCO World Heritage Site Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

EXCLUSIONS

Food & drink
Gratuities

GOOD TO KNOW

Consider bringing layers of clothing / rain jacket
Don't forget your camera
We will provide you with a map
Public transport nearby - ask us for details
Consider comfortable shoes suitable for your tour

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