FIVA World Rally 2018 Event Itinerary.
Day 1. Tuesday 28th August.
Meet and greet, vehicle inspection and documentation at the Metropole Hotel Llandrindod Wells
Day 2. Wednesday 29th August
- 1st day of the actual tour.
A gentle run culminating in the stunning Llyn (Lake) Brianne and its surrounding beauty.
Llyn Brianne is a man-made lake or reservoir in the headwaters of the River Towy in Wales. The reservoir was constructed by Wimpey Construction in the late 1960s and early 1970s in order to regulate the flow in the River Tywi to support large potable water abstraction at Nantgaredig in the lower reaches of the river near Carmarthen, providing water to the Felindre water treatment works; the treated water is piped to a large area of South Wales, including Swansea and Neath and up to the borders of Cardiff.
Day 3. Thursday 30th August
The day will consist of a run out through the northern side of the Elan valley to Devils Bridge.
A lunch halt awaits you before a short walk to the: Vale of Rheidol Railway
The Vale of Rheidol Railway is a 1 ft 11 ³⁄₄ (603mm) in narrow gauge heritage railway, opened in 1902, that runs for 11 ³⁄₄ miles (18.9Km) between Aberystwyth and Devil’s Bridge in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.
There will be a two hour visit to Aberystwyth before climbing all aboard for the return journey to Devils Bridge. A drive back to the Metropole Hotel for a evening meal.
Day 4. Friday 31st August
A continuation of the tour visiting some iconic roads and scenery that this part of Wales has to offer. These will include Myndd Epynt, Abergewsyn, Elan Valley.
The dams, reservoirs of the Elan Valley were built a hundred years ago to supply desperately needed clean water to Birmingham. It was an epic feat of civil engineering set within an area of outstanding scenic beauty. Today, the dams and reservoirs provide a lasting amenity in their own right for visitors to enjoy as well as safeguarding the natural habitats of numerous species of flora and fauna
Day 5. Saturday 1st September
The last day will we hope to leave you with a lasting memory of central Wales.
The route will take in some of the most picturesque views of Llyn Clywedog and Hafren forest, to our furthest North location Machynleth. A coffe halt awaits you along the way before we then head back towards Llandrindod Wells skirting Nant-y-moch reservoir which was created in 1964. The construction of the dam flooded the valley north of it, which included the hamlet of Nant-y-moch.
An end of event Gala dinner awaits you back at the Metropole Hotel