1. From Cardiff: Wye Valley and Brecon Beacons Full-Day Trip
Discover the highlights of South East Wales on this full-day trip from Cardiff. See sights such as the ancient Roman remains of Caerleon and Caerwent, the ruins of the Abbey of Tintern, and the Brecon Beacons National Park. Meet your guide in Central Cardiff and set out to your first stop, Caerleon Roman town. See the remains of the Roman amphitheatre and baths, and the legionary barracks. Follow the Wye Gorge towards Tintern and stop to visit Tintern Abbey, a sight made famous by painter JWM Turner. Continue up through the gorge and the spectacular Forest of Dean to Monmouth and Rockfield. Next, enter the Brecon Beacons National Park in the beautiful Black Mountains, with the ruins of Llanthony and the hidden church of St.Issu. Take in the breathtaking views of Pen y Fan and Corn Ddu, check your reflection in the reservoirs of Talybont and Pontsticill. In Merthyr Tydfil, cradle of the Welsh industrial revolution, discover the beginnings of train travel, following the river Taff for our return to Cardiff in the evening.