5 days in Wales Itinerary

5 days in Wales Itinerary

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5 days in Wales Itinerary

London
train:  3​h 15​min
Bangor
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Pembroke
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
London

1
day
Bangor

Bangor ©
Bangor is a city in Gwynedd unitary authority, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in the United Kingdom. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, then contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, and then examine the collection at Penrhyn Castle.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bangor visit planner .

London to Bangor is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. In April, daytime highs in Bangor are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Holyhead.

Things to do in Bangor

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Conwy
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National Trust Penrhyn Castle ©
National Trust Penrhyn Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Smallest House in Britain ©
Smallest House in Britain

2
days
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. On the 10th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Traeth Crigyll, then enjoy the sea views from South Stack Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum, stroll through Newborough Beach, and then take in nature's colorful creations at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Holyhead trip planning app .

Holyhead is very close to Bangor. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pembroke.

Things to do in Holyhead

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Traeth Crigyll, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum, Newborough Beach
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Newborough Beach ©
Newborough Beach
Traeth Crigyll ©
Traeth Crigyll

2
days
Pembroke

Pembroke ©
Pembroke is a historic settlement and was the county town of Pembrokeshire in West Wales. On the 12th (Thu), explore the ancient world of St Govan's Chapel and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Barafundle Beach. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, take an in-depth tour of Dylan Thomas Boathouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Castle Beach.

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You can drive from Holyhead to Pembroke in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Pembroke sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Pembroke

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, Castle Beach, Dylan Thomas Boathouse
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Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach
Dylan Thomas Boathouse ©
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
St Govan's Chapel ©
St Govan's Chapel

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