25 days in Wales Itinerary

25 days in Wales Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cardiff
— 2 nights
2
Porthmadog
— 3 nights
3
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 2 nights
4
Llandudno
— 3 nights
5
Bodelwyddan
— 1 night
6
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
7
Llangollen
— 3 nights
8
Abergwyngregyn
— 2 nights
9
Conwy
— 5 nights
10
Rhos-on-Sea
— 1 night

2
nights
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Get out of town with these interesting Cardiff side-trips: Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, walk around Bute Park, step into the grandiose world of Castell Coch, and have some family-friendly fun at Welsh Games.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cardiff trip planner.

London to Cardiff is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Cardiff to be about the same, around °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Bath
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

3
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porthmadog: Barmouth Beach (in Barmouth) and Cader Idris (in Dolgellau). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Rock Llamas, brush up on your military savvy at Porthmadog Maritime Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Harlech Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Porthmadog trip planner.

Drive from Cardiff to Porthmadog in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Porthmadog are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, Criccieth Castle, Barmouth Beach, Portmeirion Village, Cader Idris
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
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Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Black Rock Llamas ©
Black Rock Llamas

2
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Conwy Quay has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Beaumaris Castle, contemplate the long history of Caernarfon Castle, thenenjoy some diversion at Beacon Climbing Centre, thentake an in-depth tour of National Slate Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Beaumaris Gaol. Keep things going the next day: hike along Conwy Quay, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St Tysilio's Church, thenbet on your favorite at Anglesey Circuit - Trac Mon, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Llanddwyn Beach.

Plan my day in Beaumaris using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Porthmadog to Beaumaris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Beaumaris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Conwy Quay, National Slate Museum, Llanddwyn Beach, St Tysilio's Church
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
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Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle

3
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. You've added Home Front Museum, Llandudno Museum, The Summit Complex, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, get to know the resident critters at Welsh Mountain Zoo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Llandudno trip planner.

Drive from Beaumaris to Llandudno in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Llandudno are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bodelwyddan.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Conwy, The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, Snowdonia National Park, Aber Falls, Bodnant Garden
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

1
night
Bodelwyddan

Bodelwyddan ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bodelwyddan Castle & Park. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Bodelwyddan Castle & Park, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at SeaQuarium Rhyl, and then take in the views from Pont-y-Ddraig Harbour Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bodelwyddan journey planner.

Bodelwyddan is just a short distance from Llandudno. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Bodelwyddan

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Rhyl
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Bodelwyddan Castle & Park ©
Bodelwyddan Castle & Park
Pont-y-Ddraig Harbour Bridge ©
Pont-y-Ddraig Harbour Bridge
SeaQuarium Rhyl ©
SeaQuarium Rhyl

2
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
You've now added Swallow Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, admire the sheer force of Swallow Falls, thenwalk around Zip World Fforest, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Glen. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Old Church, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Conwy Falls, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Betws-y-Coed day trip tool.

You can drive from Bodelwyddan to Betws-y-Coed in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Betws-y-Coed can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Llangollen.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:
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Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls
Zip World Fforest ©
Zip World Fforest
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. Change things up with a short trip to Powis Castle and Garden in Welshpool (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, get outside with Horseshoe Pass, explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle, and admire the natural beauty at Plas Newydd Historic House and Gardens.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Llangollen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Betws-y-Coed to Llangollen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Abergwyngregyn.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Wrexham, National Trust - Chirk Castle, British Ironworks Centre & Shropshire Sculpture Park, Powis Castle and Garden
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:
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Llangollen Bridge ©
Llangollen Bridge
River Rafting & Tubing
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

2
nights
Abergwyngregyn

Abergwyngregyn ©
Abergwyngregyn is a village and community of historical note in Gwynedd, a county and principal area in Wales. You've now added Roman Road Rowen to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Aber Falls Whisky Distillery, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Roman Road Rowen.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Abergwyngregyn trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Llangollen to Abergwyngregyn takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Conwy.

Things to do in Abergwyngregyn

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Bangor
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Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) ©
Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
Aber Falls Whisky Distillery ©
Aber Falls Whisky Distillery
Bangor Garth Pier ©
Bangor Garth Pier

5
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. You've now added Conwy Morfa Beach to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Bodlondeb Woods Local Nature Reserve, take in the views from Conwy Suspension Bridge, see the interesting displays at Aberconwy House, and stop by Baravelli's.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Conwy online day trip planner.

Conwy is very close to Abergwyngregyn. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Rhos-on-Sea.

Things to do in Conwy

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Deganwy, Llangernyw, Conwy Valley Garden Maze, RSPB Conwy Nature Reserve, Conwy Water Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
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Conwy Water Gardens ©
Conwy Water Gardens
RNLI Conwy Lifeboat Station ©
RNLI Conwy Lifeboat Station
Aberconwy House ©
Aberconwy House

1
night
Rhos-on-Sea

Rhos-on-Sea ©
Rhos-on-Sea, also known as Rhos or Llandrillo, is a seaside resort, community and electoral ward in Conwy County Borough, Wales. Rhos-on-Sea Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): make a trip to Colwyn Bay Railway Station, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Welsh Mountain Zoo, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Rhos-on-Sea Beach. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Colwyn Bay Beach and then have some family-friendly fun at Rhos Fynach Mini Golf.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rhos-on-Sea trip itinerary maker site.

Rhos-on-Sea is just a stone's throw from Conwy. September in Rhos-on-Sea sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rhos-on-Sea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Colwyn Bay
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
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Colwyn Bay Beach ©
Colwyn Bay Beach
The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo ©
The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo
Welsh Mountain Zoo ©
Welsh Mountain Zoo

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