Itinerary ideas: Wales Food Lovers Tour
Off the shelf, flexible tours of the UK and Ireland
Wales Food Lovers Tour
What's it all about?
For food lovers and amateur chefs, this tour is an absolute essential. The 8 days in Wales includes 2 and half full days of cookery training by top chefs, several incredible meals and plenty of spare days to explore the countryside and towns at your leisure. It also includes a vineyard tour for wine lovers!
Length: 8 days / 7 nights
Transport options: Vehicle Hire
Start and End: Chester, Manchester or Liverpool
Inclusions: 7 nights hotel accommodation B&B, car hire, Cookery demonstration, 2 x full day cookery courses, Conwy and Powys Castle, Vineyard tour, 2 x lunch, 2 x dinners, Info Pack, maps, taxes, fees.
Exclusions: Travel to start location / from end location, GPS system, meals other than breakfast and stated, optional activities unless stated, Flights, Tips, Visa's
Wales Food Lovers Tour Itinerary
Day 1: Snowdonia
Transfer to your Conwy/Snowdonia area accommodation (Pick up available from various railway stations or Manchester & Liverpool Airports and Holyhead Ferry Terminal)
Day 2-3: Bodnant Food Centre, Conwy
Arrive at Bodnant Food Centre in Conwy – 2 hour cookery demonstration with lunch. Following lunch you will then go to visit Conwy town including walking on the town walls, and visiting the castle before returning to the hotel. On Day 3 you will experience a full day cookery class at the Bodnant Food Centre.
Day 4: Free day
Today you will have the day free to explore the beautiful Snowdonia National Park. There are also options to take a trip on the Snowdon Mountain Railway option or the Welsh Highland Steam railway and the options to visit Caernarfon castle. You will then travel south to your overnight accommodation in Corwen(Tyddyn Llan).
Day 5: One day cookery school
Today you will experinece a one day cookery course with one of Wales' finests chefs; Michelin starred chef Bryan Webb at Tyddyn Llan so there will be plenty of time to perfect your skills and learn new techniques. Overnight you will stay in in Corwen(Tyddyn Llan).
Day 6: Free day
We recommend exploring the Berwyn Mountains or taking a walk around Bala Lake. Alternatively you could visit the English town of Shrewsbury just over the border for some shopping and a walk around the historic town on route to your next overnight location of Montgomery.
Day 7: Powis Castle and Vineyard
Visit Powis castle followed by a vineyard tour and wine tasting at Kerry Vale Vineyard. Overnight in Montgomery.
Day 8: Final day
You will have a little more time to explore the delightful Welsh countryside before your onward transfer / drop off hire car at a suitable destination. <strong>Inclusions: </strong> 7 days car hire* 3 nights in Conwy or Llandudno (including breakfast) 2 nights in Corwen (including breakfast and dinner) 2 nights in Montgomery (including breakfast and dinner) 1 x Cookery demonstration and lunch at Bodnant Food centre 1 x Full day cookery course (including lunch) at Bodnant Food Centre 1 x Entrance to Conwy Castle 1 x Full day cookery course with Michelin starred chef Bryan Webb at TyddnyLlan 1 x Entrance to Powys Castle and grounds 1 x Vineyard tour and wine tasting at Kerry Vale. <i>*Car hire quoted at manual shift car appropriate for 2 persons, but automatic shift and larger cars available. Rate applicable for pick up and drop off at Chester or Manchester Airport but other locations available as are one way hires. It is also possible to extend your car hire for additional days. Refundable deposit may be required on collection of hire car</i>