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WALES - THE LAIR OF THE DRAGON

In six days we journey through breathtaking countryside, see stunning coastline, and visit memorable sacred sites. This pilgrimage through the Celtic land of Wales includes ancient dolmen and cairns, a legendary abbeycathedrals, village churches, traditional historic towns, wells, waterfalls and dragon earth energy currents

It is little wonder that the dragon is Wales nattional animal used on their flag as it was associated with King Arthur and other Celtic leaders. Wales is majestic and otherworldly – lush green valleys filled with morning mist, craggy mountain peaks reaching through the clouds, sacred sites that span five thousand years and a formidable reputation founded on legends of druids, wizards, dragons and witches. As the last retreat of the inhabitants of ancient Celtic Albion, the Welsh are still connected to the ‘olde ways’. Even today this depth of history and tradition is present in the very fabric of the land. 

Our magical pilgrimage takes us on a circular route through this small but diverse Celtic country, while also leading us through five millenia of history, culture and varied ancient sacred sites - all set in breath-taking scenery! Although the Welsh language is spoken in some areas everyone speaks English and so its a very traveller-friendly country to visit. 

Tour includes -

  • Spectacular coastal and mountain scenery
  • Ancient sacred sites dating back over 5,000 years
  • Preseli Mountains - the source of the Stonehenge Bluestones
  • Time in the 'Heart Centre of Wales'
  • Cardiff, the capital of Wales

 From your arrival at London's Heathrow Airport  we head directly west and cross over the border and the Bristol Channel into South Wales. Our first hotel is in the historic city of St David’s, the smallest city in Britain (you have to have a cathedral to be called a city in Britain!), and home to some remarkable and magical historic sites. Some of these are sitting on clifftops with panoramic views over the ocean while others are inland,  including the Preseli Mountains, the source of the Stonehenge bluestones. 

Heading up to mid-Wales we enter the heart-land of this beautiful countr, here you'll see the Mynach Falls from the Devil's Bridge and take the Reidol steam train that will bring you through mountains, along rivers and gorgeous countryside. We will walk in our ancestors footsteps as we explore this mysterious landscape and it’s many sacred sites. 

After exploring Central Wales we return to the south to the present day with a visit to the vibrant but historic capital city of Cardiff.  We will visit Cardiff Castle built in the twelfth century - a bridge between two worlds.

Tour price includes -
  • Return to London Heathrow airport
  • All land transportation
  • Accommodation in quality hotels
  • All breakfasts & three evening meals 
  • All normal admission charges to sacred sites
  • All tour guide fees
  • Gratuities on included meals & taxes on accommodation & included meals
  • Third party liability insurance
  • All rooms have ensuite bathroom facilities and tour prices are based on sharing a twin/double room. A limited number of single rooms are available for which there will be a single supplement charge as specifed on the Prices & Booking page.

Click on the Itinerary tab at the top of this page for details and check out the slideshow and video “Croeso I Gymru” – Welcome to Wales!


Tour Leaders

Glenn Broughton

Cameron Broughton


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WALES - THE LAIR OF THE DRAGON

Day 1 – Mon 30th July

We will travel from Bristol and transfer in our private minibus to Britain's smallest city, St Davids of Pembrokeshire, where we will stay for two nights. This charming medieval city is the home of St David's Cathedral, still in use today, and is a short walk from some of the most stunning coastline in all of Wales. St Davids is Wales' most westerly  peninsula jutting out into the Celtic Sea. With this quaint city at your doorstep and the stunning Welsh coastline a walk away you will feel as though you've stepped through time and arrived in another world.

After lunch we'll visit the medieval Cathedral of St Davids founded by St. David. The present cathedral, started in 1130, was built on the site of St David's monastery which he founded in 600AD. Heading down a country lane we find St Non's holy well and chapel, where according to legend the well first sprang up as Non gave birth to St David. The views across St Brides Bay into the open ocean are wonderful from here. 

Introductions/orientation meeting before dinner at the hotel.


Day 2 – Tues 31st July

We start the day by heading to a beautiful small harbour from where we walk up a path to the clifftop and Carreg Samson, a dolmen set high on a bluff overlooking the Irish Sea, where we will begin to discover Wales rich neolithic history. Simply being at these sites is a transformational experience and we are great believers in allowing enough time for you to absorb the atmosphere and energy of sacred sites as well as learning of their history and significance. 

Stopping in a quaint village for lunch we will head for Pentre Ifan, Wales' most celebrated ancient monument, beneath the  Preseli Hills. Brought back to anothre time, we will connect to our Neolithic ancestors and the energy of the land. Close by we visit a hilltop cairn and the source of the Stonehenge bluestones. 

Free choice dinner not included


Day 3 – Wed 1st August

After checking out of our hotel we head north for mid-Wales, with stunning views along the way we arrive in Mynach where lunch awaits at a local cafe. This afternoon you're in for an exciting excursion, beginning with climbing down the gorge at Mynach Falls where the River Mynach drops 300 feet to meet the River Rheido.  Above it we see the amazing triple bridge structure known as the 'Devil's Bridge', a remarkable feat of engineering. After exploring the falls, you will board the Vale of Rheidol steam train which will take you to Aberystwyth where we stay for one night. 

Dinner at the hotel


Day 4 – Thurs 2nd August

Today we will be visiting the 'heart centre' of Wales. Pumlumon Fawr in the Cambrian Mountains is the highest mountain in Central Wales and the ancient sacred mountain at the heart of Wales. Close by at Cwmdeuddwr we will visit St. Bride's Church & Holy Well. Honouring St. Brides' presence throught the western Celtic lands we will also tune into the importance of water, a theme throughout our journey. 

Traveling South to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, we will check into our hotel for two nights.

Free choice dinner not included


Day 5 - Fri 3rd August

This morning we'll have a guided tour of Cardiff Castle, with 2000 years of history it is packed with stories from the Roman and Norman eras, whose foundations remain in the Victorian Gothic castle that stands today. 

This afternoon we'll have time to explore the city before our closing gathering at our hotel.

Farewell dinner at the hotel


Day 6 - Sat 4th August.

To London Heathrow airport for return flights home, bon voyage!


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Wales - The Lair of the Dragon Sacred Sites Tour

July 30 - August 4, 2018
6 Days / 5 Nights

£1320 per person, based on double occupancy
Single occupancy supplement: £125
Tour deposit: £450 (per person booked)

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