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See the very best of Wales on a sightseeing day tour from Cardiff.  SeeWales tours offer a unique guiding experience visiting Wales’ majestic ruins, sandy beaches, green hilltops, roman forts and even the depths of a famous Welsh coal mine.

With this tour you will receive:

  • Your tour driver and very informative, humorous guide, who will guide in English and you may even learn some WELSH
  • All your travel in a comfortable small mini-coach, allowing you access beyond the beaten track

A true insider experience of the true historic Wales - a great day out for any visitor wanting to get the best out of their experience!

You will be emailed an e-voucher. Please PRINT and bring with you. Valid for one year unless otherwise stated.

Your evoucher redemption point is with the guide on the day of the tour although you will need to pre-book your seat 48 hours before departure.  Contact details on your evoucher.

  • Tickets include driver & guide (admission to any of the attractions is not included in the price)
  • Adult Tickets - 16 years old and above
  • Concessions Tickets - students and senior citizens 
  • Child tickets: under 16 years old 
  • Ticket options below apply to each tour - decide and book your chosen tour at least 48 hours before departure 
  • All departures are from Cardiff city centre and operate year round

Simply buy your tour voucher from VisitBritain and then book the tour you would like to join at or +44 (0)29 2022 7227.  This should be done as soon as possible. Seat reservation is subject to availability

Tours depart at 09:00 from the National Museum and Gallery, Cathays Park, Cardiff CF10 3NP

Tours finish at approx 17:30 at Cardiff Castle, Castle St, Cardiff, CF10 3RB

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The name on your e-voucher MUST match the name of one of the visitors. If you are booking for someone else, including trade bookings, check this box.

Tours operate all year round and four options are available:

Tour 1 (Mines and Mountains) National 'Big Pit' Mining Museum at Blaenavon, Brecon Beacons National Park Visitors Centre, Brecon, Brecon Cathedral (Tour operates Tuesday and Friday)

Tour 2 (Romans and Rivers) Caerleon and Roman Amphitheatre, Fortress Baths, Legionary Museum, Caerwent, Tintern Abbey, Abbey Mill Craft Centre, Raglan Castle. (Tour operates Wednesday and Saturday)

Tour 3 (Golden Gower) Dylan Thomas Centre, Gower Peninsula: Swansea Bay, Mumbles, Caswell Bay, Langland Bay, Parc le Breos, Rhossili; Weobley Castle. (Tour operates Thursday, Sunday and Monday)


SeeWales Tour 1 - Mines and Mountains

Travel through the South Wales Valleys and into the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Start the day at Big Pit – the National Mining Museum of Wales for a visit to our famous coal mine. Discover how this part of the world became the heart of the industrial revolution and how its town - Blaenavon - has become a World Heritage Site.

Heading north enter the Brecon Beacons National Park for a tour of the breathtaking countryside. A landscape shaped by glaciers with rolling green hills, jagged peaks, lakes, rivers and cascading waterfalls. Stop for lunch and walks at the national park's visitors centre situated in the heart of this inspiring place.

The historic town of Brecon is the next destination and the chance to walk around this wonderful old market town. Pop into the town’s museum or take a stroll through the streets and alleyways with its many interesting shops. Try a Welsh Cake and a cup of tea in the church to meet the locals.

Departure days: Every Tuesday & Friday
Departs: 0900hrs Returns: 1700hrs
Pickup point: National Museum Cardiff

SeeWales Tour 2 - Romans and Ruins

Begin this tour with a visit to one of Northern Europe's most astonishing Roman military sites at Caerleon - "Fort of the Legion".

Explore the amphitheatre where gladiators fought to their death, the bath house around which much of a Roman soldier’s life revolved and the National Legionary Museum displaying all the archaeology of a way of life which existed over 1900 years ago.

Next cross the majestic Usk and Wye rivers to reach the spectacular monastic ruin at Tintern Abbey, trailing in the footsteps of the

Cistercian monks and Catholic dominance.

Following a lunch stop at the nearby Abbey Mill Craft Centre and maybe a walk along the banks of the Wye River, continue onto Raglan Castle described as the finest late-medieval fortress in Britain with splendid views of the Monmouthshire countryside.

Departure days: Every Wednesday & Saturday
Departs: 0900hrs Returns: 1700hrs
Pickup point: National Museum Cardiff

SeeWales Tour 3 - Golden Gower

A tour of the Gower Peninsular with golden sandy beaches, stunning coastline and prehistoric wonders: Wales at its best.

The tour begins at the Dylan Thomas Centre in Swansea with an opportunity to a glimpse at the life and work of one of Wales' most celebrated poets.

Then  head onto Gower - Britain's first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
With fantastic views and walks along the coastal path and beaches, ancient stone-age discoveries, windswept ruins, sheep, sheep, sheep and plenty of fresh air.

Prepare to be spellbound at Rhossili Bay - one of the best views in the UK - where you will also get the opportunity to see the serpent in the sea.... (Worms Head)

This day surprises and delights all who come to Wales.  Prepare for plenty of walking and even a swim!

Departure days: Every Thursday, Sunday & Monday
Departs: 0900hrs Returns: 1730hrs
Pickup point: National Museum Cardiff

"We are back in Canada after a long flight and a lovely vacation in Wales. We both would like to thank you for the wonderful tours we took with [Paul] as our driver and history buff. We enjoyed every minute of every tour. You were a perfect guide and also a perfect gentleman with lots of patience. Once again a big THANK YOU from the two of us!" Rita and Carol, Canada.

"My friend and I enjoyed so much the three tours we took SeeWales. I cannot recall ever hearing such excellent information on a tour anywhere, or in a lecture setting of any kind that was more informative.  Paul certainly made the tours come to life with his very extensive knowledge on the history of Wales and the places he took us to.  Added to his vast knowledge, he has such a pleasing personality--a real jewell." C. Veinotte Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada.

"Just thought I'd drop you a late line or two in regards to the Gower tour. I went on it on August 13th and it was excellent! The guide was very informative and upbeat. I'm a 42 year old well-traveled male who chose the tour based on the lack of public transport (multiple bus companies) and urge to see the Gower without renting a car. I usually venture out on my own, but am glad I chose your guided run. Beautiful weather and excellent itinerary. Great time. Thanks. All the best." George Soltis Cleveland, USA.

"Just wanted to say thank you on behalf of my mum Joan and I for the SeeWales Romans, Rivers and Ruins Tour last week. A fantastic guide, the whole day was most enjoyable and was the perfect ending to our stay in beautiful, beautiful Wales." Alicia Gigante, Australia, Tour 2

 "I wanted to say without reservation that this was the best tour I have ever done in my life and I have done plenty all over the world.The guide was knowledgeable, warm and friendly and made all of us feel comfortable and unrushed. Not only did I see the great places, I learnt their histories, heard lovely Welsh and Welsh performed music and just had a great day! I have no hesitation in recommending the tours run by this company. They are amazing and it is a great way to see Wales!! Narrissa Ramsundar, London.  Tour 3

“The tours were fantastic, a wonderful way to see Wales and experience the many wonders of your country. Spectacular… outstanding on both days.”  - Denise & Edward Brown, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA.

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