6 days in Shropshire, Chester & Wales Itinerary

6 days in Shropshire, Chester & Wales Itinerary

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Telford
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Chester
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Llandudno
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Criccieth
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Cardiff
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Telford

Telford ©
Telford is a large new town in the borough of Telford and Wrekin and ceremonial county of Shropshire, England, about 13mi east of Shrewsbury, and 30mi north west of Birmingham. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Ironbridge Gorge Museums, then snap pictures at The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse, then take an in-depth tour of Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Apley Woods. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom, then admire the landmark architecture of Bedlam Furnaces, then take an in-depth tour of Blists Hill Victorian Town, and finally have a few drinks at The Coracle Micropub And Beer Shop.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Telford sightseeing tool.

London to Telford is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Chester.

Things to do in Telford

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nightlife
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Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom ©
Hoo Farm Animal Kingdom
The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse ©
The Iron Bridge and Tollhouse

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Chester

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Chester is a walled city in Cheshire, England, on the River Dee, close to the border with Wales. On the 14th (Fri), make a trip to Chester Cathedral and then meet the residents at Chester Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Chester trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Telford to Chester in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Chester are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Chester

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Chester Zoo ©
Chester Zoo
Chester Cathedral ©
Chester Cathedral

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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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Great Orme, tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel Bay, then take in the pleasant sights at Llandudno Promenade, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Llandudno day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Chester to Llandudno takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Llandudno sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Criccieth.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade

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Criccieth

Criccieth ©
Criccieth is a town and community on Cardigan Bay, in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): head outdoors with Dragon Raiders Activity Park, then explore by horseback at Black Rock Llamas, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Criccieth trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Criccieth takes 1.5 hours. August in Criccieth sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Criccieth

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

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Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
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Black Rock Llamas

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, then head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages, and finally explore the historical opulence of Caerphilly Castle.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cardiff road trip planning app.

Drive from Criccieth to Cardiff in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

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