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Tours of Wales 3. Ancient Wales.

2018 is the year of Discovery at Cambrian Safaris.

We can offer a tour around Wales discovering a variety of ancient sites; Cromlechs and burial chambers from up to 6,000 years ago, ancient villages from 2,500 to 5,000 years ago, a bronze age copper mine, a roman gold mine, ancient roadways, Iron age hill forts and all of the beautiful landscapes and scenery we enjoy on all of our tours. 

We can add to this the option of a selection of Castles, telling the story of the Normans attempts to wear down the Welsh princes and their uprisings, our favourite castles include Castell Y Bere, Cardigan, Carreg Cennen, Cilgerran, and Caernarfon (where Edward 1st tried to re-create the legend of a Roman Emperor said to be behind the lineage of the Welsh Princes.)

Start, Cardiff, Chester, Holyhead or Bangor. 3-8 days.

Example Itinerary.

As with all our itineraries, its flexible, please Contact Us to help you to plan your tour of Wales, this example starts in Cardiff, from where other visits can be made on days preceding this itinerary. 

 

Day 1. The Gower.

Cliffs, caves, burial chambers and beaches.

Overnight, Pembrokeshire.

Day 2. Pembrokeshire.

The Presellis, stone circles, Pentre Ifan Burial Chamber, Castell Henlys Iron age fort with reconstructed round houses. Carn Menyn - the source of the Bluestones of Stone henge, (4 mile walk in rough country). Cardigan Castle. 

Overnight Aberystwyth or Tregaron.

Day 3. Mid Wales.

Dolaucothi Roman Gold Mine. Ancient routes of mid Wales.

Overnight Aberystwyth or Tregaron.

Day 4. Snowdonia.

Tour through Southern Snowdonia, Castell y Bere, Caernarfon Castle.

Overnight Caernarfon or Llandudno.

Day 5. Great Orme Copper mine and Anglesey. 

Overnight, Caernarfon or Llandudno before departure, transfer or additional day. 

Bryn Celli Ddu burial chamber. 

Pentre Ifan and Carn Ingli.

Great Orme Bronze Age Copper mine.

Iron age hut circles on Holy Island.