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The Royal Mint Experience & Cardiff

The Royal Mint Experience & Cardiff

Now open to the public for the first time in its 1000 year history, the Royal Mint gives you the chance to discover the stories behind the coins in your pocket. See more money that you could every imagine, find out how each coin is made and even strike your own.

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THE ROYAL MINT EXPERIENCE & CARDIFF

 

15– 16 MARCH 2020

Sunday - Monday

2 Days

£125

 

Now open to the public for the first time in its 1000 year history, the Royal Mint gives you the chance to discover the stories behind the coins in your pocket.  See more money than you could ever imagine, find out how each coin is made and even strike your own.

 

Highlights

 

The Royal Mint    |   Cardiff

 

 

Day One

We depart from your selected pick-up point and travel to Cardiff, afternoon at leisure for shopping and sightseeing before checking into our hotel, time to relax before dinner.

 

Day Two

This morning after breakfast we depart our hotel and head to Llantrisant and the Royal Mint, after a short film which sets the scene you will join your guide for a short walk to the factory experience. 

 

Learn how blank pieces of metal are transformed into the coins that we use every day and watch the process in action from a viewing area above the ‘striking’ hall, for a small charge you could have the chance to strike your own coin, a unique memento of your visit.

 

Afterward explore the six zones of the Mint’s Interactive Exhibition, learn about its long history and find out more about the coins it produces for over 90 different countries.  Leaving The Mint we will continue our journey home.

 

Price Includes

  • All coach travel

  • 1 nights accommodation, dinner & breakfast

  • Tea / coffee on arrival

  • Admission & tour of the Royal Mint.

 

PARK INN by RADISSON CARDIFF CITY CENTRE

 

 

Conveniently situated in the heart of Cardiff City Centre and less than a 15 minute walk to Cardiff Castle, the hotel offers spacious, modern & well-equipped bedrooms which include free WiFi, flat screen TV, complimentary toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

 

DAY ONE

Depart from your selected local pick-up point and travel to Cardiff, afternoon at leisure for shopping and sightseeing before checking into our hotel, time to relax before dinner.

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DAY TWO

This morning after breakfast we depart our hotel and head to Llantrisant and the Royal Mint, after a short film which sets the scene you will join your guide for a short walk to the factory experience. Learn how blank pieces of metal are transformed into the coins that we use every day and watch the process in action from a viewing area above the 'striking' hall, for a small charge you could have the chance to strike your own coin, a unique memento of your visit. Afterward explore the six zones of the Mint's Interactive Exhibition, learn about its long history and find our more about the coins it produces for over 90 different countries. Leaving The Mint we will continue our journey home.

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B=Breakfast Included, D=Dinner Included

PARK INN by RADISSON CARDIFF CITY CENTRE

Conveniently situated in the heart of Cardiff City Centre and less than a 15 minute walk to Cardiff Castle, the hotel offers spacious, modern & well-equipped bedrooms which include free WiFi, flat screen TV, complimentary toiletries and tea/coffee making facilities.

 

 

INCLUDED:

All coach travel

1 nights' accommodation, dinner & breakfast

Tea/Coffee on arrival

Admission & tour Royal Mint

 

What our Customers Said in 2019

 

"Our driver Phil, very helpful. Visit to Royal Mint was very interesting and enjoyable."

Mrs Davies

 

"The whole trip was brilliant. We will happily book more trips with you again. Excellent from start to finish & the driver , Phil, gave exemplary service throughout."

Mrs Barnett

 

"Everything was to our satisfaction. An enjoyable trip. Looking forward to our next trip."

Mrs Marriott

 

Rooms are allocated on a first come first served basis and are limited. If no single supplement applies this is limited to single room allocation and therefore additional cost may apply.  Prices displayed are per person unless otherwise stated. If door to door pick up is included there may be additional charges for out of area. Itineraries and hotel inclusions may be subject to change.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Tesco Bus Stop
Bangor Bangor Bus Stop Opposite Railway Station
Birkenhead Birkenhead, The Old Pump House
Buckley Buckley, Mold Road outside Town Council Buildings
Chester Chester, Delamere Street
Chester, Chester, Holiday Inn South - Layby Outside
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station
Connahs Quay Connahs Quay , Boat House Bus Stop CH5 4DD
Deeside, Deeside, Deeside Leisure Centre
Ellesmere Port Ellesmere Port, Library Civic Way
Flint Jones Motors Spar Garage, Chester Road, Flint, CH6 5DZ
Holywell Holywell, Bus Station
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park, Bus Stop
Llandudno Junction Llandudno Junction, Train Station Car Park
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan , Y Bont Bus Stop Aber Road
Mold Mold , Chester Street (near Bus Station)
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub
Oswestry Oswestry , Little Chef/Mile End Services
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr , Bangor Road (Spar/ Llys Clwyd)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Prestatyn Prestatyn, Bus Station
Rhyl Rhyl , The Clock by the Sea Life Centre
Shotton Shotton, Ash Grove
Wrexham Wrexham, King Street Bus Station
Opposite taxi rank
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