Private Tour
Tour type
8 hours
Duration
7 days
Availability

Our Wye Valley Heritage Trail journeys through history as well as the beautiful scenery of the Wye Valley, from Roman times at Caerleon to the historic picturesque market town of Monmouth. This private sightseeing tour also includes the magnificent Tintern Abbey and the final stop at the Newport Transporter Bridge, an engineering marvel.

DEPARTURE DAY 7 days a week – you choose!
DEPARTURE TIME 09:30
DEPARTURE POINT
The front of Eglwys Dewi Sant,    View on map
St Andrew’s Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 3DD

or your chosen departure point (please let us know at the time of enquiry).

PRICE*  (per tour)
1 to 3 people – £360.00
4 to 5 people – £595.00
6 to 8 people – £800.00

Please note that the price is the total cost of the tour, not per person.

INCLUDED
Dedicated transport Bottled water
Driver guide Welsh Cakes
NOT INCLUDED
Other refreshments Gratuities
Admissions Tintern Abbey entrance prices
RETURN TIME 17:30 – 18:00 dependent on traffic conditions.

This private sightseeing tour is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the history of Wales, dating back to Roman times, including some of Wales’ top historical attractions, as well as the unique beauty and scenery of the Wye Valley.

1

Depart from Cardiff

Our departure point is conveniently located in the centre of Cardiff, on St Andrew’s Crescent and is easily reached by train, car or on foot.
2

National Roman Legion Museum

Explore everyday life 2000 years ago for the formidable Romans, including how they worshipped, fought and died. The Roman ruins at the National Roman Legion Museum in Caerleon, was one of only three permanent Roman fortresses in Britain, and also has Roman baths where soldiers spent their free time and the amphitheatre, which is the most complete in Britain.
3

Monmouth Town

Famous as the birthplace of King Henry V, Monmouth is a beautiful market town situated where the Wye, Monnow and Trothy rivers meet. Monmouth’s Monnow Bridge is an iconic 13th century gatehouse bridge, the only remaining one of its design in Britain. Explore this historic town with its wealth of independent shops, restaurants and cafes.
4

Tintern Abbey

The Cistercian abbey at Tintern is Wales’ best-preserved abbey and occupies a picturesque setting amongst the hills of the Wye Valley. The beauty of Tintern has inspired artists and writers over the years, including Turner and Wordsworth. Tintern Abbey was founded in 1131 by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow and was only the second Cistercian abbey in Britain.
5

Newport Transporter Bridge

Visit Newport’s famous Transporter Bridge, a remarkable Grade 1 listed structure and one of only six operational transporter bridges left worldwide.
6

Return to Cardiff

We return to central Cardiff, leaving you free to enjoy your evening in Wales’ capital city.
The route of covered passage from the Infirmary Hall to the Abbey Church at Tintern Abbey - a stop on our sightseeing tours of Wales.
A family walking through Prysg Field Barracks at the National Roman Legion Museum, Caerleon. We visit the National Roman Legion Museum on our sightseeing tours of Wales.
An overlooking view of the Caerleon Amphitheatre at the National Roman Legion Museum. We visit the National Roman Legion Museum on our sightseeing tours of Wales.
roman baths at the national roman legion museum caerleon
monnow bridge from river bank monmouth
monnow bridge from town
A view from inside Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire. We visit the magnificent Tintern Abbey on our sightseeing tours of Wales.
An end-to-end view from inside Tintern Abbey, Monmouthshire. We visit the magnificent Tintern Abbey on our sightseeing tours of Wales.
A view of the Newport Transporter Bridge from Coronation Park. We visit this Grade 1 listed structure on our sightseeing tours of Wales.

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