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Criccieth lies on the South side of the Llyn Peninsula with splendid views over Cardigan Bay. It is home to a medieval castle, built by the Welsh in the mid-thirteenth century but later taken by Edward I who incorporated it into his ring of castles designed to maintain Norman control. It was captured by Owain Glyndwr in the uprising of 1404 and the scorch marks from that battle can still be seen! The castle headland divides the town into two with a pebbly beach to the West and a lovely sheltered mainly sandy beach to the East. Nearby is the village of Llanystumdwy, which boasts a museum devoted to David Lloyd George, the “Welsh Wizard”, whose family once lived in Criccieth. The countryside around Criccieth is breathtaking with fabulous coastal views over Cardigan Bay, awesome mountain scenery in Snowdonia and delightful gardens and castles at every turn.
£199 per person
Supplements may apply
Tour code: 5366NE
Tour: Portmeirion & Snowdon Railway
Date Travelling: 27 April 2019
Travelling by: Coach
Hotel: George IV Hotel
Clients are permitted to remain on the coach only when the driver is present. Excursion days may be altered to suit circumstances which arise or to take advantage of forecast changes in the weather, local events or drivers’ hours regulations. If it is important you visit somewhere on a specific day, please check in advance with your driver. The itinerary is designed to be a guide to the places encompassed by the tour, and the mention of certain towns or attractions does not necessarily imply that a stop will be made at the town or point of interest, unless specifically indicated in the itinerary or holiday brochure. All details contained in this itinerary were correct at the time of writing however changes may have occurred since printing. Every effort is made to rectify any errors as and when they come to our attention.
Situated on the High Street in the centre of Criccieth with magnificent views towards the sea and castle from many bedrooms. The George IV hotel now has 80 bedrooms with central heating and bath or shower and WC (most have bath and shower).
Joining your Alfa holiday
Take the stress out of your holiday travel arrangements. Choose from our extensive list of local joining points and make the journey part of your holiday, as you travel in comfort to your holiday destination.
Local Pick-up Points
We will pick you up close to home and take you to your nearest interchange where you will embark on your tour coach and be whisked away to your holiday destination.
We have 5 interchanges across the UK:
Your Interchange will be - North East Tours – Bowburn Interchange (A1 (M), Junction 61)
Joining your Alfa Holiday is now even more convenient. If you want to join your tour coach en-route to your chosen resort we’ll pick you up on the way.
For selected tours we can pick you up at:
North East Tours – North Allerton, Scotch Corner, Chester-le-Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Leeming Bar, Bowburn Durham Services (A1 (M), Junction 61)
Park and Tour
For only £6 per day you can book parking at selected locations for the duration of your holiday. So if you prefer to drive, leave your car and join your coach en-route then why not enquire about our Park and Tour locations. For more information please call our reservations team.
North East Tours – Bowburn Durham Services (A1 (M), Junction 61) – All destinations
European Holidays – Join Direct at Dover
If it is more convenient to drive to Dover to join your tour coach, there is FREE PARKING at Dover for the duration of your holiday. This service is available for all Continental Europe tours.
Most of our holidays are operated by our own fleet of mostly modern Mercedes luxury coaches, all of which have an on board washroom and are air conditioned. We also work with selected third party coach operators who supplement our own fleet during peak periods. The facilities on third party coaches can vary, but the majority have air conditioning. We are members of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the Coach Tourism Association – bodies established to encourage standards of excellence in our industry.