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North Wales Sightseeing Tours

Luxury Private Car Sightseeing Drives of North Wales, Snowdonia & Anglesey


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Sightseeing Guide

Take advantage of our local knowledge and see more of the destination!

North Wales is blessed with the most magnificent scenery along with a wealth of cultural heritage attractions.  When you join VIP Travel Services for a day out you can enjoy sitting back, relaxing and travel in uncompromising style and luxury aboard our Mercedes Benz Viano, which is one of the best touring vehicles in operation in North Wales.  We can seat up to 6 passengers in comfort and space!

We offer a professional, friendly and flexible service. We can help with itinerary planning and most importantly, we design the day around your needs!  We'll take you places that you'd never find on your own and we stop at some great photographic locations! 

We are available year round to serve your needs and we look forward to looking after you in our stylish vehicle.

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See where we take you on our North Wales in a Nutshell Tour.

Take a day off from driving and make the most of your visit and see more of the destination!

Park the car and take a day off from driving!  Sit back, relax and leave the driving to us and we’ll guarantee you’ll see more and the day will be more enjoyable and relaxing than driving yourself around!  There's no worry about driving on the narrow country lanes or mountain roads/passes or loosing time trying to find locations or attractions or worrying about speed limits and you don't need to worry about finding parking places or having a limited time on parking your car.


VIP Travel Services operates a programme of Half Day, Full Day and Evening Tours and Drives

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Here is a summary of the great Sightseeing Drives that we have put together.

TASTER & HALF DAY DRIVES

2 Hour Orientation Tour of Llandudno & Conwy
2 Hour Tour Llandudno and Conwy
A Taste of Llandudno & Conwy provides an insight into the area’s history and culture. With stunning scenery and magnificent views, it’s an ideal tour to take as you arrive in resort and makes the most of your time in the destination.  Enjoy the magnificent views from the summit of the Great Orme, visiting historic St Tudno’s Church and driving around Marine Drive. We also visit historic Deganwy and drive you through a lovely Welsh Village and Mountain Pass and a drive around the medieval town of Conwy.
Llandudno & Conwy Area: (Half Day)
Llandudno and Conwy Valley half day tour
Discover more of this stunning region of North Wales. This tour takes in the Orientation of Llandudno and Conwy along with a trip down the Conwy Valley to Llanwrst & Betws-y-Coed.  Discover hidden historic gems and sights of the Conwy Valley. At Llanwrst there’s a lovely riverside setting to the resting place of Llewllyn The Great. In Betws-y-Coed explore the world famous waterfalls and discover the peaceful setting of the 14th century riverside ‘Prayer House in the Woods’!
Conwy Valley Country Drive & Welsh Afternoon Tea
Conwy Valley and Welsh Afternoon Tea
Our afternoon tea Tour takes in some breathtaking views as we drive you off the beaten track and on roads that run high above the Conwy Valley.  Discover tranquility of the Conwy Valley, visiting one of our beautiful hidden lakes. Afternoon tea is taken at a riverside cottage, which used to be a former medieval courthouse.  At Gwydir we take you to view a fine example of a Tudor courtyard house from the 15th century. Afterwards we go onto visit the riverside setting of a 14th Century Prayer House in the Woods.
Welsh Medieval Castle, Cathedral & Country Antiques
Castle, Cathedral and Antiques
Enjoy an afternoon’s drive to visit one of our historic medieval Castles.  Afterwards we visit the Smallest Cathedral in Great Britain and then there’s a visit to a quality country Antique showroom.  Rhuddlan Castle was one of Edward 1st great Castles.  Enjoy the views of from the riverside location from high up on the Castle Walls.  Enjoy a visit to St Asaph to see the unique Cathedral – the smallest in Great Britain.  Then we drive out into the country to visit a country Antique showroom, where there is an excellent variety of items at reasonable prices and there’s time to visit the tea room.

FULL DAY SIGHTSEEING DRIVES

North Wales in a Nutshell
North Wales in a Nutshell
Capture the best of North Wales in a day with this whistle stop tour.  Highlights include, Anglesey and the Menai Straits, the town with one of the longest names in the world Llanfairpwllgwyn, Caernarfon, Llanberis beside Lake Padarn, mountain passes of Snowdonia, Betws-y-Coed and its 14th century church and stop by Swallow Falls and the Ugly House. 
A Taste of Snowdonia
Taste of Snowdonia
Ride on the oldest independent railway company in the World through the mountains of Snowdonia, then visit the Italian Fantasy village of Portmerion.   Afterwards travel into the heart of Snowdonia along the scenic rocky pass of Aberglaslyn, We stop at one of the prettiest villages in Wales – Beddgelert and continue up the Nant Gwynant Pass and the rocky heights of Snowdonia and travel the Llanberis Pass to where we stop by Lake Padarn.  A visit and photographic stop at historic Caernarfon is followed by a visit to Anglesey with photographic stops and an optional short walk to Church Island.
Three Medieval UNESCO Historic Castles
Three Medieval UNESCO Historic Castles
Witness and visit three outstanding medieval Castles at Conwy, Caernarfon and Beaumaris that were part of the iron ring of castles built to subdue the Welsh by the English King, Edward 1st.  Conwy Castle remains one of the most outstanding achievements of medieval military architecture. Beaumaris Castle on the Island of Anglesey is the great unfinished masterpiece and regarded by many as the finest of all the great Edwardian castles in Wales. Mighty Caernarfon Castle is possibly the most famous of Wales' many castles.
Slate, Trains and Snowdonia Mountains
Slate, TRains and Snowdonia Mountains
Visit a former slate mine and village and follow the route of the slates on a train journey to the coast.  At the slate mine there’s the opportunity to go underground on one of two tours. Afterwards, ride on the oldest independent railway company in the World through the mountains of Snowdonia.  The tour then takes you to visit one of the prettiest villages in Snowdonia and then we drive the scenic Snowdonia Mountain passes to visit the Slate Museum at Llanberis.
Medieval Conwy & the Conwy Valley
Medieval Conwy and the Conwy Valley
Enjoy a visit to a medieval Castle and town with one of the best preserved town walls in the world. Then discover one of the best Gardens in the UK, providing stunning distant views of Snowdonia.  Travel along hidden country roads and through rural farmland and mountain woods to a beautiful and tranquil lakeside location hidden in the hills.  Take afternoon tea or a light lunch where The Prince of Wales (Prince Charles) visited. It’s a beautiful riverside setting in a former medieval courthouse. Afterwards discover a historic manor house from the Tudor period and then discover the14th century medieval ‘Prayer House in the woods’ – the literal translation of Betws-y-Coed. The day ends with a visit to the world famous Swallow Falls.
Gardens of North Wales
Gardens of North Wales
Visit and explore one of the most beautiful gardens in the UK – Bodnant Gardens. Afterwards, we visit a country Manor House from the Tudor period.  The house is set within a 10-acre garden, which contains some ancient cedars — one of which was planted in 1625 to commemorate the wedding of King Charles I to Queen Henrietta Maria.  Drive through Betws-y-Coed with a photo stop at the waterfalls and then further up the road we stop by to discover the legend about the Ugly House. We continue through the hills and mountains of Snowdonia and onto the Isle of Anglesey. We stop to visit Plas Newydd an elegant 18th-century house in a stunning location. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy views across the straits to Snowdonia.
The Isle of Anglesey
The Isle Of Angelsey
Enjoy the spectacular views from the waters edge of the Menai Straits and distant views of the Snowdonia Mountain range. Tour around and over the famous Thomas Telford's Suspension Bridge. Visit a medieval church on an island.  Other highlights include a visit to historic Beaumaris and the Castle, Penmon Point, Stop for lunch in a beautiful old country pub, nestled in the corner of a bay in an area of outstanding beauty. Discover art and heritage of the island at Oriel y Mons. The spectacular Llynnon Mill which is the only working windmill in Wales and Anglesey. Southstack Lighthouse provides a spectacular vistas and visit the islands old capital – Aberfraw. Other options can include a visit to Plas Newydd the home of the Marquis of Anglesey and visit he town with one of the longest names in the world Llanfairpwllgwyn.
The Historic Clwyd and Scenic Dee Valleys
Historic Clwyd and Scenic Dee Valley
There is a spectacular area of North East Wales waiting to be discovered. The tour highlights include visiting Rhuddlan Castle, The Smallest Cathedral in Great Britain and a drive through the medieval market towns of Denbigh and Ruthin, through stunning Welsh countryside and a spectacular drive down the Horseshoe Pass with a short visit to Valle Crucis Abbey. At Llangollen the spectacular River Dee runs through the heart of the town. There’s a scenic canal, where you can take either a horse drawn boat trip on the beautiful Canal or a more spectacular two hour cruise through stunning scenery along the UNESCO World Heritage stretch of the canal, including the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Other options can include, The Llangollen Steam Railway featuring a 7 mile track with steam trains that chug along the spectacular Dee Valley. You can also visit the historic building of Plas Newydd, home to The Ladies of Llangollen and there are lovely scenic Riverside Walks.
Llangollen Canal Private Narrow Boat Cruise
Llangollen Canal Boat Tour
In a corner of North East Wales there is the Llangollen Canal which is a UNESCO World Heritage site featuring the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the 11 miles of Canal. On this tour, we drive you to rendezvous with a privately owned canal boat. The full day cruise takes you over the 70 feet high Chirk aqueduct, with the river Ceiriog flowing below. The canal winds its way through hills and ancient woodlands until it brings you face to face with the most spectacular site of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. The Stream in the Sky is 126 feet above the river Dee running below and stands on 19 arches, spanning over 1000 feet. The aqueduct was built by Thomas Telford over 200 years ago during the Industrial Revolution. The cruise continues past Pontcysyllte towards the town of Llangollen and the canal narrows in sections to only 8 feet wide, where it is cut into the hillside with limestone cliffs soaring above..
On top of the world!  Mount Snowdon & Llanberis
On Top of the World
Thousands conquer the summit of Snowdon every year, using no fewer than six main routes to walk up - Plus one which requires less effort.  The Snowdon Mountain Railway is Britain's highest rack and pinion railway and has been scaling the highest mountain in England and Wales since 1896. Today it’s one of the most popular attractions in North Wales, drawing thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. After you've caught the train to the summit, which is 3560 feet above sea level you can catch the awesome views (including Ireland on a clear day). After your return, we take you to visit the Slate Museum and then on a spectacular drive through the Snowdonia Mountains.

Evening Tours

Pre Dinner Evening Drives - Special Occasion Champagne Sunset Drives
Pre Dinner Drives
If you are here visiting North Wales, then why not take advantage of our local knowledge and take in an hour or two drive before your dinner.  Make the most of your visit and enjoy the wonderful scenery before dining at one of the areas best restaurants or country pubs.  With some fantastic sunsets over the sea, you can celebrate in style - Birthdays, Anniversaries and Special Celebrations.
Country Pub Drives
Country Pub Drives
Enjoy an evening’s drive out into the country to visit some of our lovely country pubs.  No worry over who is driving and a chance to visit places that you’d never find on your own.  For more information on recommended pubs see our links page.
Medieval Banquet
Medieval Banquet
Enjoy a unique medieval style banquet in a historic location with an evening of medieval entertainment and welsh culture, including a four course meal and a toast drink of Celtic Mead.  A Medieval Banquet is a great event for a special occasion or celebration with family, friends or colleagues. Please check with us for yuletide/Christmas medieval banquet programme.  The event is subject to minimum numbers attending. Early booking is advisable to secure the exclusive use of our vehicle.

Luxury Private Car Sightseeing Transfers to/from North Wales

‘Make the most of your last day’ with one of our Sightseeing transfers to Heathrow and Gatwick Airports!

Forget the train and take advantage of our door to door service
There’s no hassle in handling and transporting your luggage. 
Just sit back and relax and soak up the great sights as you travel in style.

We offer Sightseeing transfers to/from North Wales to Scotland, Edinburgh and also to/from Ireland
Manchester, Liverpool, Chester, York, Stratford upon Avon, Warwick, London,
 The Lake District, The Peak District and The Cotswolds.

In fact, we will consider operating to any destination you request!

London Airports
Scotland
Ireland
Lake District
London Airports SCotland Ireland Lake District
Sit back and relax as you travel in style from your accommodation here in North Wales to London Airports.  We can drive same day transfers to connect with your flights or deliver you to your airport hotel
Enjoy a drive through the Scottish Borders and The Lake District, featuring a cruise on the longest lake – Windermere.   Take in a beautiful stunning pass and travel off the beaten track to Edinburgh
Holyhead on The Isle of Anglesey provides daily ferry sailings to Dublin.  We can ‘Meet and Greet’ you on arrival and transfer you with a tour of the island en route to your accommodation or vice versa
En route to the Lake district you can discover the home of the Beatles enjoying ‘Ferry Across the Mersey’ and witnessing Liverpool’s UNESCO World Heritage waterfront.
The Peak District
The Cotswolds
Stratford-upon-Avon
York
Peak District Cotswalds Stratford Upon Avon York
One of Britain’s most popular National Parks.  We can tour you through some stunning scenery and include visits to historic houses

Tour the Cotswolds en route to/from London en route to/from North Wales. Witness a beautiful corner of England, with golden Cotswold stone and neatly trimmed thatch houses and pretty villages and countryside.

Visit the birthplace of William Shakespeare.  Stratford-upon-Avon is steeped in culture and history and set in the beautiful rural Warwickshire countryside, on the banks of the river Avon.  Combine a stop here and tour through the beautiful Cotswolds villages en route to/from London.

Visit the cities of Manchester and Leeds on either side of the Pennines en route to the city of York.
If you would like us to tailor make your travel arrangements in the UK, then we would be pleased to be of service to you. Just ask us to provide a quote for your own individual requirements.

For further information on this service and to discuss your sightseeing requirements with one of North Wales leading luxury private car Sightseeing Specialists simply fill out our enquiry form on the contact page.

 


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