As you will probably already know Wales is packed full of myths and legends from north to south, from east to west. However on our Abbeys tour Richard will tell you the story of the left leg of Henry Hughes Cooper buried at Saint Mary's Church near Strata Florida....Read More
We are delighted to announce the first four open tours for visitors to book on as solo travellers or as friends!Read More
Following our recent trip with the Wye life and Hereford walking and camera club we caught up with budding member Sara Ayliffe to find out about her experience as part of the trip.Read More
It was great to take a group of like minded walkers and photographers on a tour of waterfall county. Although the group was far bigger than a group we've taken out before, I think everyone enjoyed it and there have been plenty of amazing pictures flying around facebook already and I'm sure more will follow. Hopefully the group will be keen for another tour later in the yearRead More
The six nations is in full swing and although the result didn't go our way at the weekend there is a lot still to play for!
On the subject of Rugby, the national sport of Wales we were honoured to take ex professional rugby union player Jason Chandler on a tour earlier in the year.Read More
One of the extra's we can offer is that we can cater for dogs as part of our tours if you bring your pet with you as part of your holiday. We have a luxury bus that can hold up to 8 guests, be it guests or your pet.Read More
You may or may not be aware our friends at Pwllgwilym Cottages B&B have created their own 12 days of Christmas based on things in and around Mid Wales!
We are pleased that on day seven they have chosen "Seven Tours with Richard" - as Welsh Overland Safari is an independent guided tour company offering unique overland guided tours of some of the most beautiful, unspoilt landscapes in EuropeRead More
As advent calendars start to get opened and people start rushing around for last minute presents you know we are in the full swing of winter!
But did you know winter is one of the most fascinating times of the year here in Mid Wales and The Brecon Beacons. Here Richard picks a highlight or two from a pick of the seven tours on offer that you are only likely to experience in the winter months!Read More
Did you know its only 5 Friday's until Christmas..... FIVE!
If you are still looking for a unique gift for a loved one then perhaps a voucher for an experience with Welsh Overland Safari is the answer!
With a choice of eight tours to choose from and not to mention the flexibility to tailor each tour to the clients needs, a voucher from us could be the perfect gift for someone who would benefit from a unique tour of Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons!Read More
Our feature the latest issue of the magazine focuses on what you can expect on a Welsh Overland Safari tour in the Autumn and Winter months and why you should put on your warm clothes and gloves and join RIchard, our Tour Guide as there is plenty to see in Mid Wales & the Brecon Beacons!Read More
We are always looking for ways to enhance our tours and give visitors something extra. Last month we took a group of ex pilots on the Grand Tour of the Elan Valley lead by Mike Moltby who booked the tour looking for something to do in Mid Wales for a half day tour!Read More
Earlier in the year we ran a Facebook competition for a lucky couple to enjoy a free Welsh Overland Safari tour and a stay our partner accommodation Pwllgwilym Cottages. The competition was very successful and the lucky winners were Ester Chambers and her partner Richard.Read More
he news we all knew, according to a recent BBC News article Powys is Wales' ancient hill forts capital with a whooping 147 sites!
The locations and details of all ancient hill forts in the UK and Ireland have been mapped in an online database for the first time.Read More
Welsh Overland Safari have been recognised with a 2017 Certificate of Excellence, based on the consistently great reviews on TripAdvisor, a worldwide travel review website.Read More
This remote and beautiful church, situated on the southern slopes of the Gader Range is part of our Eastern Beacons tour….
The church is named after St Issui, an early Celtic saint who is thought to have built a cell here. The site became a place of pilgrimage after he was murdered.Read More
Continuing with featuring tales of Myths and Legends in this Welsh year of legends, we recall the tail of the lovers of Sgwd Gwladus.....
The tale hales from Waterfall Country in the Brecon Beacons National Park, and more specifically the River Pyddin at Pontneddfechan. There falls a water called Sgwd Gwladus named so after Gwladus, a beautiful maid said to be one of the twenty-four daughters of Brychan of Brycheiniog, a 5th century King.Read More
Canada is a country that covers 3.85 million square miles, with varying landscapes and climates. So we took pride this week when not one but TWO groups from the North American territory booked onto our very own Welsh Overland Safari tours!Read More
n this Welsh year of the Legends we thought we'd run a feature on one of the most infamous legends of Mid Wales and the Brecon Beacons; The Lady of the Lake at Llyn Y Fan Fach.Read More
We taken a number of groups and couples on tours already this Spring, here are a couple of examples to give you an example of what you can expect on a Welsh Overland Safari tourRead More
Well folks the clocks have now gone forward, on the down side we had an hour less in bed last weekend, but on the plus side the nights have now got lighter and Spring is officially here!Read More