Heritage Tour Itinerary
Departs near Cardiff Central Train Station 10am
NEOLITHIC bURIAL CHAMBERS
Tucked away amongst lush farmland in the Glamorgan countryside, two near 5,000 year old burial chambers sit unassumingly in their peaceful surroundings. Marvel at these amazing feats of early civilisation that pre-date Stonehenge!
CANDLESTON CASTLE RUINS
Hidden amongst the trees are the haunting ruins of Candleston Castle. Learn about the lives of the family who lived here, and the events leading to the castle's ruin. After exploring the ruins refuel with a hot drink and some Welshcakes.
- Fresh Organic Tea / Coffee & Welshcakes included
Ogmore castle ruins
Explore the picturesque ruins of 900 year old Ogmore Castle. Attempt crossing the adjacent river on the medieval stepping stones, revealed at low tide, or sit back and take in the views of the surrounding countryside. An area rich in legend, learn what life was like at the frontier of Norman invasion.
Dunraven bay and glamorgan heritage coast
Dunraven Bay, known locally as Southerndown Beach, is the perfect place for our picnic lunch stop. Enjoy some free time here exploring the beach at low tide, or watching the waves crashing against the fossil-studded golden limestone cliffs when the tide is in. Learn about the area's rich history at the Heritage Coast Visitor Centre, or take a guided walk up onto the cliff tops to an incredible view point. Explore the gardens of Dunraven Castle which once sat on the clifftop here.
- Guided walk and / or free time to explore
- Drinking water
- Visitor Centre
Please note that all itineraries are subject to change without notice due to weather, unexpected closures, traffic and road problems etc. We work to the group’s pace and ability and may need to make adjustments as the day progresses. This tour may not go ahead or may be altered significantly in low altitude icy or snowy conditions – an alternative or refund will be offered.