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Address: Bangor LL57 4UF, Wales
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+44 1248 352402
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Best way to get to know Wales

We were met at Holyhead ferry terminal by Idwal Jones. He made us feel welcome and quickly found out where our interests lay. Neither my husband nor I had been to Wales before so... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We were met at Holyhead ferry terminal by Idwal Jones. He made us feel welcome and quickly found out where our interests lay. Neither my husband nor I had been to Wales before so we wanted to see as much of northern Wales as possible before we had to be in Manchester for work two days later. Mr. Jones is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Idwal Jones was a stellar tour guide who brought to life, within ten days, the beautiful country of Wales. He escorted our group of 14 in his comfortable van on daily excursions introducing us to the countryside, towns, castles, a Welsh school, a local choir, a Broadway-level musical, a cooking lesson with a renowned chef, and more! We stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The only way to visit North Wales. We loved the personal touch and detailed knowledge Idval brings to the tour. You see things that only a local can show and with it comes his humor and gracious manner. Best endorsement possible is I went once on my own due to a travel issue of our own making and then did... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

I travelled to Lladudno with a group of women last summer and had the pleasure of Idwal's knowledge, pride of country and graciousness each day. I have since been on a tour in other European countries and couldn't help comparing the 2 experiences. Hands down Idwal's company provided us with the superior "bang for our buck!" It is clear that... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Idwal Jones is a wonderful tour guide. The 14 ladies of the WOW Tour 2016 had a marvellous time. The beauty and friendliness of Wales was outstanding, even in the pouring rain. Idwal can give you the intimate experiences that a bigger company can't. We got castles, mountains and a steam train ride but most of all we met the... More 

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Cobourg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Country Lane Tours, specifically Idwal Jones is one-of-a-kind! We did two trips with CLT, in 2014 and in 2015, and each time we found our guide/driver Idwal to be prompt, patient, flexible, knowledgeable, humorous, welcoming, inclusive, friendly, and, as well, a careful driver, a man who knows the countryside, the culture, the towns and the people. He adapted the trip... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

My husband and I usually prefer to travel independently so that we have the freedom to spend as much time as we would like in the places we want to visit. After talking on the phone with Idwal and examining his online website I was confident an exception to our travel style could be made. Idwald is a kind, interesting,... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Just finished our WOW tour of North Wales with this wonderful company. We had visited Wales many years ago with one of the major coach companies but felt that Wales was treated as a blip on the map. For our return we wanted to truly see and experience Wales at its best...and we certainly got that and more on this... More 

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

With tour director Idwal Jones we were able to travel around the villages of Wales, concentrating on northern and middle-Wales and came home to our hotel each evening. No unpacking every night! Idwal seems to know someone wherever we went, which added to the small- town feel of the tour. Great hotel, great food, warm and friendly people. And the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Tour Director Idwal Jones has the right formula for a great vacation. No rushed early morning departures makes for a very relaxful and enjoyable tour of Wales. He has an excellent knowledge of Wales and its history. He puts a great deal of effort in selecting the right hotels and inns for the tour guests and the result is a... More 

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