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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Wales

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Wales

Explore Wales by rail on a scenic holiday in this naturally beautiful nation. Here are our top 5 reasons to visit Wales with Rail Discoveries.

1. The Railways

1. The Railways

The heritage railways of Wales offer one of the most comfortable ways to discover the Welsh countryside. Enjoy scenic views on your Rail Discoveries holiday.

2. The Castles

2. The Castles

Famed for its charming castles, the medieval architecture of Wales is well worth exploring. Visit the UNESCO-listed Caernafon Castle on our Railways of Wales tour.

3. The Mountains

3. The Mountains

Boasting hiking and sightseeing opportunities aplenty, the mountains of Wales are one of its main tourist attractions. Experience the Welsh mountains with Rail Discoveries.

4. The Scenery

4. The Scenery

The wild landscapes of Wales offer picturesque views that attract hikers and photographers alike. Take in scenic Welsh countryside on your Rail Discoveries holiday. 

5. The Villages

5. The Villages

Home to quaint villages with rich histories, Wales is a delightful location for a short break. Discover rural Welsh life on your Rail Discoveries tour.

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Railways of Wales

Explore the rugged mountains and winding waterways of North Wales. Enjoy picturesque journeys aboard historic steam trains and admire delightful towns and ancient history on this Welsh adventure.

Departs from March 2017 to October 2017.
6 days from £425per personView tour details
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With a variety of dramatic landscapes to discover from stunning wild coastlines to mist shrouded mountain peaks, a journey across the Welsh countryside is an unforgettable experience. As a popular location for those seeking scenic views of unbridled natural beauty and those looking to explore a rich history and culture, there is something to appeal to every traveller in the diverse and idyllic settings of Wales. Exploring the remarkable country of Wales by train travel is a rewarding and enjoyable experience. The comfortable carriages, constant views and convenient access to a number of locations make it a definitive part of your journey rather than just another means of travel. There are many sights that attract visitors to the country year after year, from the lush green valleys and sandy beaches with rugged coves to the extraordinary views provided by three spectacular National Parks. With the addition of two lively cities and many local towns boasting their own unique sights, choosing to explore Wales by train travel is the ideal way to enjoy everything the country has to offer.

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Rail Discoveries has more than three decades' experience providing outstanding rail holidays.

Our escorted tours benefit from the presence of a professional Tour Manager, who will ensure that your holiday runs smoothly.


Allow Rail Discoveries to take the stress out of organising a holiday; our tours include rail travel, a range of superb accommodation, and a number of meals.

Embark on a wealth of included excursions or enjoy the complete dining experience on one of our all-inclusive tours.


Call us on the dedicated phone number above or speak to one of our award-winning Tour Advisors in person at our offices in York.

We can arrange connecting UK rail from your local station, porterage services or extra nights in a favourite city.

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