World Heritage WalesTour ID: 266
The award of United Nations 'World Heritage Status' is reserved for sites of 'outstanding value to humanity'.
Wales has 4 such sites.
- Castles & Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd
- Blaenavon Industrial Landscape
- Pontcysyllte Aquaduct and Canal
- The Slate Landscape of North West Wales
Day 1 - Travel into Wales. Overnight North Wales
Day 2 - Caernarfon Castle (pictured above), Snowdonia National Park, National Slate Museum and Llanberis Lake Railway. Overnight North Wales.
Day 3 - Conwy Castle & Town Walls, Snowdonia National Park, village of Betws y Coed, 'slate capital' of Blaenau Ffestiniog and narrow guage slate railway to Porthmadog. Overnight North Wales
Day 4 - Beaumaris Castle on the Isle of Anglesey. Penrhyn Casltle and Port Penrhyn (built from the wealth on the slate industry). Overnight North Wales
Day 5 - Riverside Town of Llangollen, Pontcysyllte Aquaduct and Canal with trip on canal boat. Overnight North Wales
Day 6 - Harlech Castle, Talyllyn Slate railway to port of Tywyn, Cambrian Mountains, Brecon Beacons National Park. Overnight South East Wales
Day 7 - Blaenavon World Heritage Site, National Mining Museum, Blaenavon Ironworks. Overnight South East Wales
World Heritage Wales
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