Day 1 – Sunday, 19 April 2020
Arrive in Wales and visit Gladstone’s Library – enjoy the inspection of the venue and morning coffee here.
Arrival at The OpTIC Technology Centre in St Asaph for an inspection.
The OpTIC Technology Centre is home to Glyndwr Innovations, a leading provider of innovative product development engineering and technology consulting. A hub for high-level opto-electronics technology and scientific innovation, the site comprises research and design, business incubation units and conferencing. The venue can host up to 120 people in the conference room whilst the additional 6 rooms including boardroom can host between 2 – 35 people.
Lunch and show around at Venue Cymru.
Venue Cymru also presents modern, purpose-built conference facilities for anything from 5 to 5000 delegates. It hosts a full range of rooms and services available for events and conferences of all sizes. Whatever your specifications, our dedicated events team will be able to meet your needs.
Time in Llandudno.
Take in the magnificent views of this blue flag seafront, gracefully framed by two headlands. The Victorians and Edwardians loved Llandudno – they called it the Queen of the Welsh Resorts and graced it with some of the most elegant seaside architecture in Britain.
Dinner and drinks at the Erskine Arms.
Check in to your first accommodation of the trip. The Erskine Arms is a traditional Georgian coaching inn located within the medieval walls of Conwy a stone’s throw from King Edward I’s imposing medieval fortress, Conwy Castle. You will enjoy the cosy atmosphere in this relaxed setting as you have a welcome dinner tonight.
Overnight: The Erskine Arms, Conwy.
Day 2 – Monday, 20 April 2020
Visit to Adventure Parc Snowdonia.
Adventure Parc Snowdonia offer corporate events with a difference! The world’s first inland surf lagoon and is in the heart of beautiful North Wales, against a backdrop of the forests and mountains of Snowdonia. Adventure Parc Snowdonia offer a range of exciting corporate packages that will help you and your colleagues get to know each other better, leaving you energised and inspired.
Meet Adventure Parc Snowdonia’s Commercial Director Justin Everley – for a show around the stunning natural environment and see why Adventure Parc Snowdonia could be the perfect setting for a meeting, conference or thrilling team building activity, an important way of improving communication and build trust at work.
Opportunities for a surfing lesson (weather permitting).
Lunch at Dylans Restaurant (Menai Bridge).
Dylans restaurant is on the water’s edge, alongside the Thomas Telford Bridge in Menai Bridge, Anglesey. The restaurant is set in a stunning location on the edge of the water overlooking the Menai Straits and serves locally sourced seasonal produce specialising in seafood - Menai mussels, lobster and Anglesey sea bass. The menu is a celebration of the abundant seafood and farm produce available locally around Anglesey. Cookery courses and private bookings can be arranged.
The epic Rib Ride (Rigid Inflatable Boat) experience on the Menai Strait offers fabulous views and is great for team building. During this ride enjoy the dramatic North Wales coastlines and catch a sight of the beautiful island of Anglesey from an angle that many don’t get to see.
Check in and inspection of Châtteau Rhianfa.
At Château Rhianfa in Anglesey, we invite you to look at something different to accomplish your business objectives. Peer upon the magnificent French-style architecture of our Grade ll-listed Château, immersed in exciting Welsh Heritage that shapes our unique charm, and instantly feel inspired. With such a spectacular waterside venue overlooking the Menai Strait with the peaks of Snowdonia as a backdrop you won’t be short of inspiration.
Dinner with the owners at Halen Môn Sea Salt Company.
You will dine at Halen Môn Sea Salt Company, famous for a certified salt enjoyed around the world by chefs, food lovers and even the odd US president! You will get to learn all about the salt as you enjoy dinner with the owners tonight.
Overnight: Châtteau Rhianfa.
Day 3 – Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Visit to Nant Gwrtheyrn.
Your first stop this morning will be Nant Gwrtheyrn or “the Nant” as it is often called, now home to the National Welsh Language and Heritage Centre. Nant Gwrtheyrn is a magical place located in a former quarrying village on the northern coast of the Llŷn Peninsula in north Wales. Here you will have an introduction to the language and enjoy a cup of tea and welshcakes.
Visit to Portmeirion and lunch.
You will then journey to the unique coastal resort of Portmeirion, based on a Mediterranean village. It was opened in 1926, but the gardens are much older than this. In fact, some conifers, Wellingtonia and Himalayan Firs from the mid-1800s are still here. Enjoy the fantastic gardens, learn about its history and the quaint cafés and shops. For any fans of the series ‘The Prisoner’ from the 1960’s, this is where the show was filmed! You will have lunch here.
Visit and activities at Zipworld.
This afternoon will be scaling the heights of Zip World, Titan. Sit back and zip away as you and colleagues fly down Europe’s largest zipping zone!
Your final stop today is Palé Hall, which is an AA Five Red Star, Relais & Chateaux destination luxury country house hotel. You will indulge in tranquillity of the setting, sumptuous décor and exceptional food as you enjoy a five-course taster dinner with drinks tonight.
Drinks, dinner and overnight: Palé Hall, Bala.
Day 4 – Wednesday, 22 April 2020
This morning, you will depart for Celtic Manor.
Show-around followed by lunch at Llangoed Hall Hotel.
Llangoed Hall is a magnificent country house hotel located in the stunning Brecon Beacons National Park. The perfect destination for weddings, conferences or romantic stays. Llangoed Hall Hotel is an exclusive and secluded business venue, it is not only beautiful but practical. With spaces rentable from anywhere from 8 hour to 24 hours you’re able to make your experience bespoke with 5* service. Whether you are planning a conference, board meeting or an incentive event, Llangoed Hall combines the comforts of a traditional country house hotel with outstanding service. A choice of conference and smaller meeting rooms ensure you can find just the right space for your business event. With stunning location, Llangoed Hall can also offer a range of outdoor activities suitable for every guest.
You will be dropped off at Celtic Manor this afternoon.