Wonderful West Wales visit 5-7 June 2017

Farmers Club visit to West Wales this June – to see Gelli Aur College, leading farms, estates and cultural highlights – is now open for booking

Details of the visit can be found on the Events page of the Farmers Club website here.

Join Club Chairman Tim Bennett and his wife Susan to visit some of the farming and cultural highlights of West Wales this June:

Monday 5th June

Arrive in the historic market town of Llandeilo for lunch at Cawdor Hotel. Afternoon visit to Gelli Aur agricultural college for talks on eradicating BVD, slurry de-watering and entrepreneurs in dairying, plus farm walk. Afterwards travel to Aberglansey mansion to tour heritage gardens with head gardener, followed by drinks on the terrace and dinner in the marquee.

Tuesday 6th June

Visit to Delaucothi Estate to see how sheep farmers cooperate to produce quality lamb for Sainsbury’s. Lunch at Carreg Cennan Castle, a spectacular ruin in Brecon Beacons National Park. Bernard Llewellyn MBE, former NFU Cymru Rural Affairs Board Chairman, will explain how he combines farming with a thriving tourism enterprise and showcasing rare breeds, including Longhorn cattle. Dinner at Cawdor Hotel with guest speaker Andrew Slade, Welsh Government Director of Agriculture, Marine, Environment and Forestry.  

Wednesday 7th June

Visit 18th century Dinefwr landscape park for tractor ride of medieval deer park and rare White Park cattle, before a tour of Newton House, a 'hands-on' mansion giving an atmospheric experience of life in 1912. Finish with Lunch before members make their own ways home.


The cost of the visit is £ 340 per person and includes:

  • 2 nights hotel accommodation at Cawdor Hotel, Llandeilo on a bed and breakfast basis

  • 3 lunches

  • 2 dinners

  • All visits

  • Coach with driver on first two days

There is a £70 supplement for single occupancy.

You will need to make your own way to the hotel on day 1 and to Dinefwr Park on day 3

If you are interested in going please use the application form in the Spring Journal, or contact: Mrs Lisbeth Rune, Events Manager, The Farmers Club, 3 Whitehall Court, LONDON, SW1A 2EL. Tel: 020-7930 3751 Email: events@thefarmersclub.com

Applications should be received by 18th April 2017.

The visit is limited to 48 places.  A ballot will be held if the visit is oversubscribed.

When your place(s) have been confirmed a cancellation charge will apply if we cannot re-sell your places.

If you wish to stay at the hotel on the Sunday night, please contact Lisbeth Rune, Events Manager, as a number of rooms have been reserved.

Details of the visit can be found on the Events page of the Farmers Club website here.