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Iron Cycle Challenge - 6days

Experience Description

PRICES: From £995pp WHO IS THIS FOR: A great preparation for this itinerary would be to complete our CASTLES & COAST CYCLE EXPERIENCE. This cycle does cover more distance over 3 days. Its necessary to have experience covering at least half of our daily maximum distance. WHAT'S INCLUDED: 5 nights Accommodation (Day 1-5) (twin room Share basis - surcharge for single upgrade) Meals Included: Breakfast & Lunch & Evening Meal (2 courses - drinks not included) Support Vehicle Qualified and Experienced Local Guides Pre-Experience Support. Transfer to Bangor Railway Station. EXPERIENCE NOTES: This is a truly epic journey. The Iron Cycle Challenge takes in all 10 castles of King Edward I 'IRON RING', that were constructed from the end of the 13th Century. it offers an opportunity to see what made Wales such an attractive place to be for the English. Apart from unique natural environments with stunning scenery on a daily basis, you can expect to learn about the history of Wales and its iconic historical figures and how things have changed to shape a modern day Wales. YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE AN EXPERT but general fitness and relevant experience to the 'Experience' itself allows you to get the most out of your journey. It is strongly recommended to sign up to our other 3 day cycle itineraries such as the 'Llŷn Peninsula & Snowdonia Cycle' or 'Coast & Castles Cycle Experience first in preparation for this mammoth ride. ITINERARY: DAY 1 - Builth Wells to Aberystwyth Distance: 80.4km Highlights: Elan Valley, Aberystwyth Castle High Point: 395m DAY 2 - Aberystwyth to Barmouth Distance 73.4km Highlights: Stunning Coastline, Afon Llyfnant, Mawddach Estuary, Snowdonia National Park. High Point: 395m DAY 3 - Barmouth to Caernarfon Distance 68.2km Highlights: Harlech Castle, Porthmadog, Lon Eifion High Point: 147m/193m DAY 4 - Caernarfon to Conwy Distance 62.9km HIghlights: Sychnant Pass, Aber Falls, Penrhyn Castle, Menai Bridge Low Point: 9m - High Point 183m DAY 5 - Conwy to St Asaph Distance 63.5km Highlights: Denbigh Castle, The Great Orme, Conwy Castle Low Point: 46m - High point 246m DAY 6 - St Asaph to Chester Distance: 67km Highlights: Hawarden Castle Park, Flint Castle, Dyserth Waterfall, Rhuddlan Castle Low Point: 23m - High Point: 263m

  • Builth Wells - Chester

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