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Aberavon Beach 2022

Aberavon Beach 2022

Bays, coves and award-winning beaches in South Wales

This is the part of South Wales blessed with a wonderful coastline of bays, coves and awardwinning beaches. Resorts too, which have been regenerated in recent years, in common with everywhere in the region which relied for so long on heavy industry and coal mining. Our new, fascinating itinerary, will include the Gower Peninsula, Pendine Sands and resorts such as Porthcawl and Barry Island.



Monday 9 May   5 days  £399

Single supplement  £80





4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast

Excursion programme

Day 1 Monday

Depart in the morning for
Wales. 4 nights dinner, bed & breakfast at the
Best Western Aberavon Beach Hotel


Day 2 Tuesday

We make our way to Swansea
to spend some time in a city with fine shops,
parks and gardens, plus a splendid waterfront /
marina. Later we set off to explore the Gower
Peninsula. Taking a short drive along the coastal
road we reach the picturesque resort of Mumbles
then discover what is Britain’s first designated
‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ as we take
a drive around the peninsula and see both
Oxwich and Rhossili Bays.

B, D

Day 3 Wednesday

Carmarthen Bay today, via
the pleasant market town of Carmarthen to
Laugharne, one-time home of Dylan Thomas and
where he wrote Under Milk Wood’, and nearby
Pendine Sands, a 7 mile stretch of beach where
there have been many attempts on the world’s
land speed records.

B, D

Day 4 Thursday

More good beaches today.
There will be time at Porthcawl, the gentle
scenery of the Vale of Glamorgan and a stop at
Barry Island. A resort that has always been a
favourite destination for excursions from the
South Wales Valleys, is now of special interest to
the many fans of ‘Gavin & Stacey’, widely
featured in the series.

B, D

Day 5 Friday

After breakfast we leave for home


B=Breakfast, D=Dinner

ABERAVON BEACH HOTEL   Located on Swansea Bay and just right for this itinerary, the hotel has about 70 bedrooms and a good selection of public areas (lounge, bar, restaurant etc.) where you can be assured of great Welsh hospitality.


Free Wi-Fi, En suite facilities, TV in room, Tea & coffee making facilities, Telephone in room, Hair dryer, Air conditioning, Restaurant, Bar, Lift, Swimming pool Gym/fitness centre Spa Gardens, Beach location, Entertainment, Porterage.


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

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

Name Address Contact Details
Ashingdon Golden Cross Golden Cross, By Fox (Welcome Homes)
Barking, North St North Street, Barking,outside St Margaret's Church
Barkingside Barkingside, Fulwell Cross, by Swimming Baths
Basildon Southernhay, long layby opposite Bus Station
Billericay Sun Corner Sun Corner, Laindon Road, Billericay
Brentwood Brentwood High St, by Dairyman (Argos)
Canvey Island - Canute King Canute PH, Canvey Island
Canvey Island - Haystack Long Road, Canvey Island, Haystack
Chalkwell Park Chalkwell Park Bus Stop
Chandos Garage Hockley Chandos Garage Hockley
Cricketers Westcliff Cricketers Bus Stop, Southend on Sea
Dagenham Wood Lane Wood Lane, Dagenham, Opp Morrisons
Eastwood - Kent Elms Kent Elms Corner, Eastwood, Rayleigh Road
Eastwood - Rochford Cnr Rayleigh Road, Eastwood, Rochford Corner
Eastwood Jones Corner Eastwood, Rayleigh Road, Jones Corner
Bus Stop by Brookside Tavern
Folkestone services XX Eurotunnel- Stop 24 Junction 11 on M20
Grays Oak PH Oak PH, Socketts Heath, Grays
Hadleigh - Vic House Cnr Vic House Corner, Kiln Road, Hadleigh
Hadleigh Church Hadleigh Church, Bus Layby
Harold Wood Harold Wood, Bus Stops, Harold Wood Station
Hockley Spa Spa Road Bus Stop, Hockley
Hopes Green, S Benfleet High Road, S Benfleet, by Benfleet Tvl opp Shell G
Hornchurch North Street, Hornchurch, Fire Station
Ilford Clements Road, Ilford, by Travelodge IG1 !BA
Kents Hill Lights Kents Hill Lights Bus Stop, London Road, Benfleet
Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) Kiln Road (Kenneth Road) - Thundersley
Leigh on Sea - Elms Elms PH, London Road, Leigh on Sea
Leigh on Sea - Thames Dr Thames Drive, Leigh on Sea
M25 Thurrock Services M25 Thurrock Services Coach Park
North Shoebury Road Bus Stop , outside Asda (St Marys)
North Shoebury Road, Shoeburyness
Pitsea Old Gala Bingo, Pitsea SS13 3AH
Rayleigh Websters Way Websters Way, Rayleigh, opp Rayleigh Lanes
Rochford Station Bus Stop Rochford Station Bus Stop, Bradley Way
Romford St Edwards Way, Romford, Bus Stop 'H'
Shenfield Shenfield Station
Shoeburyness - Kathryn Ct The Cambridge.(Kathryn Ct.), Shoeburyness
South Benfleet Clare Rd Tarpots Coach Stop (opp Clare Road), Sth Benfleet
South Benfleet St Marys St Mary's Church, Layby, South Benfleet
Southchurch Tyrrel Drive Southchurch Road - Tyrrel Drive (Swintons)
Southchurch White Horse White Horse Bus Stop, Southchurch
Southend Airport Bus Stop, Southend Airport, Eastwoodbury Crescent
Southend Queensway Bus Layby, Rear of Sainsburys, Southend
Stanford le Hope Rookery Rookery Corner, Stanford le Hope (St Cleres Hall G
Thorpe Bay Station Station, Acacia Drive, Thorpe Bay
Upminster Station Approach, Upminster
Vange Barge Vange Barge Bus Stop, High Road, Pitsea
Wakering Crouchmans Wakering High St/ Crouchmans Avenue
West Leigh Schools West Leigh Schools, London Rd, Leigh on Sea
Westcliff on Sea Bell PH Bell PH, Rochford Road Bus Stop
Westcliff on Sea Palace Palace Theatre, Westcliff on Sea
Wickford Halls Corner Halls Corner, opp Police Station, Wickford
x Benfleet Hopes see hope xxxxxHopes Green, High Road,xxxxxxxsee new p/up
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