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Ride the South Wales Coast

Ride the South Wales Coast

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  • Holiday type
    Guided cycling
  • Duration
    6 nights
  • Accommodation
    hotel-to-hotel
  • Activity level
  • From £1449per person, tour only
  • Departures
    Selected dates from 3 Jul '21 to 4 Sep '21
  • What's Included?
  • All breakfasts & 2 dinners
  • All accommodation
  • Luggage transfers throughout week
  • Key Information
  • This holiday is operated by our sister company, Exodus
  • 5 days cycling
  • 90% tarmac roads, 10% gravel or tracks
  • Group normally 5 to 8, plus leader. Min age 16 yrs
  • 6 nights family-run hotels, Inns and guesthouses, all en suite

United Kingdom: Wales

Ride the South Wales Coast

  • Operated by our sister company, Exodus
  • Quiet routes along beautiful coastal paths
  • Riding the Gower Peninsula
  • Charming villages including Saundersfoot and St Davids 
  • Delightful villages & Welsh hospitality

Experience the wild beauty of the South Coast of Wales on a week's cycling adventure!

Starting in Swansea, this trip first passes through the interior of the Gower Peninsula AONB to the coast at Rhossili before taking in the wetland conservation areas of Llanelli. Crossing the River Towy to St Clears, the coastal path leads to charming Saundersfoot, passing through bucolic villages and farmland before culminating in one final ride to magical St Davids.

 



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Typical holiday itinerary



We're here to help

If you've any questions about this holiday call our sales team on 01606 720199 , or email sales@headwater.com

Day 1: Start Swansea

The trip starts this afternoon at our accommodation in Swansea. 

After checking in (check in at the hotel is from 3pm), you will meet (approximately at 5pm) with other group members and your leader who will conduct a welcome meeting and will run through a bike and kit check. This evening, enjoy an included welcome dinner together. 

Marriott Swansea or similar

Day 2: Ride from Swansea through Gower Peninsula AONB to Llangennith

It’s time to spin the legs and begin your adventure, leaving the city behind to head for the coast. Discover the beautiful interior of the Gower Peninsula AONB, arriving at the coast at Rhossili, famed for the Worm’s Head rock formation. We then continue on to end your day in the village of Llangennith where we stay overnight.The Kings Head Inn, Llangennith or similar

Day 3: Cycle along the coast; the wetland conservation area of Llanelli, across the River Towy to St Clears

From Llangennith, the route heads across the River Loughor and along the coast. Ride through the wetland conservation area of Llanelli, across the River Towy to arrive at your overnight stay in St Clears.

Llety Cynin, St Clears or similar

Day 4: Ride the coastal path to charming Saundersfoot

After breakfast, we depart St Clears, from where the route heads back toward the coast. Follow the scenic coastal path to the charming seaside village of Saundersfoot. 

The Gower Hotel or similar

Day 5: Cycle the coast onto Pembroke

Today you head out along the coast, passing through the iconic beach village of Freshwater East and the famous rock formations at Elegug Stacks. The route continues past Freshwater West and the stone circle at Devil’s Quoit, before reaching Pembroke.

 Coach House Hotel, Pembroke or similar

Day 6: Final ride to the delightful St Davids

The final leg of journey takes you through farmland and villages to Haverford West, from where the route returns to the coast. From Broad Haven the route follows the coast along Newgale Sands before arriving at your final destination of St Davids, the smallest city in Britain and the final resting place of Wale's patron saint!

St Davids Cross Hotel, St Davids or similar

Day 7: Transfer to Swansea; end of trip

After breakfast, we depart St. Davids and transfer 1.5 hours back to Swansea (arriving approx. 12 noon) where upon arrival our trip ends.

Where you stay

During your holiday you stay at the following hotels. If you'd like to extend your time at any of these or, if you'd like to enhance your stay with an upgraded room, just let us know at the time of booking.

To find out more call our sales team on 01606 720199, use our live webchat (we open again 9am Monday) or email sales@headwater.com

Ride the South Wales Coast

Throughout the week, you will spend 6 nights in generally locally owned, family-run hotels, Inns and guesthouses. The accommodations have been selected for their charm, character and offer a comfortable stay. All accommodations is en suite.We plan to stay in the following hotels, though may need to change due to availability. In that event a hotel of the same quality will be used: 

The Kings Head Inn, Llangennith

Llety Cynin, St Clear

The Gower Hotel, Bishopston

 Coach House Hotel, PembrokeSt Davids Cross Hotel, St Davids  


Meals

All breakfasts and 2 dinners are included.

Lunches can be purchased from local bakeries, cafes and mini-markets which will offer you the opportunity to try lots of local produce and delicacies. 

Dinners will be taken at accommodations we stay at or traditional local pubs along the way.

Travel

Our aim is to provide holidays that are unbeatable for choice and flexibility. We've listed our most popular travel options below, however you aren't limited to these - we can tailor-make virtually any holiday to suit.

To find out more about the travel options available call our sales team on 01606 720199, use our live webchat (we open again 9am Monday) or email sales@headwater.com

Transportation

The transfer back to Swansea on day 7 will be by private vehicle (normally minibus). Throughout the week, the group's luggage will be transferred separately each day between accommodations and as such there is no support vehicle with the group whilst the group cycles point to point.  A qualified & experienced cycling leader will cycle and be with the group at all times.

Joining Instructions

Travelling land only: 7 days starting in Swansea and ending in Swansea

Your trip normally starts at our accommodation in Swansea in the afternoon  of Day 1 of the itinerary. Details of how to reach the start point are provided in the Final Joining Instructions ‐ sent approximately two weeks before departure.

Reviews

Here at Headwater we thrive on feedback from our customers. It's the only way we can continue to develop, and where necessary improve, our services and ensure our holidays continue to be the best they can be. As this is a relatively new holiday, we don't yet have any customer reviews available from our customers, but here are the comments that have been received from previous Exodus travellers.

Dates and prices

You can be confident that our pricing includes all the standard requirements of your holiday and many additional extras. Always ensure that you are comparing like for like when booking your holiday.

This 6 night guided cycling holiday includes:

All breakfasts & 2 dinners

All accommodation

Luggage transfers throughout week


How to book:

For further details, or to check availability, speak to our sales team on 01606 720199 (we open again 9am Monday) or complete our holiday enquiry form (we'll contact you at a time that's most convenient for you).

Complete our holiday enquiry form - we'll get in touch when it's most convenient for you
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  • Jul 2021
  • Sep 2021
DepartingTour only Prices  
3rd Jul 2021 £1449 Tour only: £1449 Check availability
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DepartingTour only Prices  
4th Sep 2021 £1499 Tour only: £1499 Check availability
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The prices quoted for each individual departure supercede those published in our current brochures. Air prices are subject to change and we advise early booking to obtain the best prices. Please see our Planning your holiday and What's included in the price? pages for additional information.

Key information

This holiday is operated by our sister company, Exodus

5 days cycling

90% tarmac roads, 10% gravel or tracks

Group normally 5 to 8, plus leader. Min age 16 yrs

6 nights family-run hotels, Inns and guesthouses, all en suite

Transportation

The transfer back to Swansea on day 7 will be by private vehicle (normally minibus). Throughout the week, the group's luggage will be transferred separately each day between accommodations and as such there is no support vehicle with the group whilst the group cycles point to point.  A qualified & experienced cycling leader will cycle and be with the group at all times.

Joining instructions

Travelling land only: 7 days starting in Swansea and ending in Swansea

Your trip normally starts at our accommodation in Swansea in the afternoon  of Day 1 of the itinerary. Details of how to reach the start point are provided in the Final Joining Instructions ‐ sent approximately two weeks before departure.



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