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From Manchester: North Wales Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

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66 reviews

Activity provider: BusyBus
Day trip

From Manchester: North Wales Sightseeing Adventure Day Trip

Activity provider: BusyBus
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From US$ 84.37 per person

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Join the next adventure to North Wales for a fully-narrated sightseeing tour like no other. Spend time exploring a Victorian seaside resort, marvel in awe at a medieval castle, and experience the mystical Snowdonia National Park.

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Duration 9 hours
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  • Take a break from the city and immerse yourself in the history and nature of Wales
  • See North Wales as it is meant to be seen
  • Enjoy the company of your chatty, witty, driver/guides
Full description

Leave the bustling city of Manchester and travel to Wales on a 90-minute fully-narrated journey arriving at Llandudno. Visit the 12th-century hidden chapel of St. Tudno on the Great Orme.

Next is the walled town of Conwy, constructed in 1283 with a fabulous 3/4-mile wall circuit. Go inside Conwy Castle, a gritty, dark-stoned fortress built by James of St. George in partnership with the french Richard The Engineer.

Head into Snowdonia National Park using carefully-selected, off-the-beaten-track routes with a stop at the “capital of North Wales”: Betws-Y-Coed prayer house in the woods.

Finally, take the unique opportunity to experience the Pontcysyllte Canal Aqueduct, built by Sir Thomas Telford between 1795 and 1805. Prepare to be entertained and informed by your experienced guide and driver.

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  • Entrance to Conwy Castle

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Meeting point

When arriving at Manchester Airport's Bus/Coach/Train station, head to the doors that passengers exit the building to board buses and coaches. BusyBus tours depart from Bay A of Manchester Airport's Bus/Coach/Rail station. Please arrive in time for a prompt departure. BusyBus guides will greet you at Bay A for the start of your Adventure for the day.Look for the Coach Station and head for Bay A where a clear Busybus sign is displayed: The Station, Manchester M90, UK

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Rain gear

Know before you go

  •  Trains between Manchester Airport and Central Manchester stations (including Piccadilly) take 20 minutes and run every 10 minutes, 7 days a week.
  • Entrance to Conwy Castle is optional. The 9 £ entrance fee is not included in the price
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 66 reviews

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We had a lovely time with Shelly in North Wales! She took us through the breathtaking nature and the cute villages. We spent 45min in Llandudno, 2h in Conwy, 45min at Llynogwen, and 45min in Betws-y-coed. Every place was absolutely worth the stop. However, more time in Llandudno and at Llynogwen and less in Conwy and Betws-y-coed would have made the trip even better!

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March 25, 2023

Shelly was an incredible tour guide! We had an amazing day seeing gorgeous sights and experiencing history - I feel like I learned a lot about Wales whilst being able to enjoy a stress free day due to the wonderfully scheduled day. Would absolutely recommend this tour!

March 25, 2023

Stewart was an incredible guide- funny, informative and a great person! We had a phenomenal time even though the weather played spoiltsport. Our group was also a great bunch of people. Overall a very positive experience and would definitely recommend!

March 25, 2023

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