Welsh Experience Breaks

Enjoy the relaxing surroundings of The Metropole Hotel on a 2 night package break and enjoy an active day’s experience with local historic landscape expert Stuart Fry on a day experience of dry stone walling or walking while learning about the historic landscapes.

*NOTE – We will update this page when we have some new dates available for these unique packages.

Dry Stone Walling | 22nd-23rd October 2013

Stay 2 nights with a choice of accommodation packages and enjoy a day experience Dry Stone Walling with expert Stuart Fry.

Dry Stone Walling experience

Walking Through History | 29th-30th October 2013

Stay 2 nights with a choice of accommodation packages and enjoy a day experience Walking Through History with expert Stuart Fry.

Walking through History experience Sorry, 29-30 Oct is now SOLD OUT

Dry Stone Walling | Full Day Experience included in your break

● Available with your 2 night break on 22/23 October 2013. The day will start at 9.30am at nearby Ty Gwyn Farm, whilst you enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with homemade cake, Stuart will give the background of the day.  A lunch of locally prepared food will be served. The day will finish at 4.00pm with afternoon tea. The day experience includes refreshments on arrival, a locally prepared lunch and afternoon tea. Download itinerary.

Walking Through History | Full Day Experience included in your break

● Available with your 2 night break on 29/30 October 2013. The day will start at 9.30am at nearby Ty Gwyn Farm, whilst you enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with homemade cake, Stuart will give the background to what you will see on the walk. Then it’s boots on and away. We will stop for a locally prepared buffet/picnic lunch – either outside or in inclement weather undercover. We will then continue the walk to arrive back at Ty Gwyn in time for afternoon tea. The day experience includes refreshments on arrival, locally prepared lunch and afternoon tea. Download itinerary.

About Stuart Fry – a landscape historian and tutor of countryside management and craft skills. Stuart holds a Masters Degree in Historical Landscape Studies and is the curator of a mobile farm history museum. Stuart has a love of the hills of Radnorshire and their history and a great ability to pass on his knowledge and enthusiasm.

About Ty Gwyn Farm – Ty Gwyn Farm in Mid Wales is a traditional mixed organic farm, sitting in the rolling hills of Radnorshire, with stunning panoramic views in every direction. A 5 minute drive from The Metropole Hotel or a two and a half mile uphill walk for the energetic enthusiasts past Llandrindod Wells Golf Course.

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