8 days in England, Aberystwyth & Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Itinerary

8 days in England, Aberystwyth & Llandudno and Colwyn Bay Itinerary

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St Ives
— 1 day
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London
— 4 nights
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Beaulieu
— 1 night
Drive
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Aberystwyth
— 1 night
Drive
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Llandudno
— 1 night
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St Ives

— 1 day
St Ives is a seaside town, civil parish and port in Cornwall. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden, head outdoors with Kernow Coasteering, and then explore the historical opulence of St. Michael's Mount.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St Ives trip builder tool.

Manchester to St Ives is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in St Ives

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

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London

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Tower of London, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the London online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St Ives to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from St Ives in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Beaulieu.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
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Beaulieu

— 1 night
Beaulieu is a small village located on the south eastern edge of the New Forest national park in Hampshire, England, and home to both Palace House and the British National Motor Museum.HistoryBeaulieu village has remained largely unspoilt by progress, and is a favourite tourist stop for visitors to the New Forest, and also for birders seeking local specialities like Dartford warbler, European honey buzzard and hobby.Palace House was featured in the 2005 comedy-drama film Mrs. On the 16th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Beaulieu Abbey Church and then take in nature's colorful creations at Beaulieu National Motor Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaulieu trip tool.

Traveling by car from London to Beaulieu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Beaulieu sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aberystwyth.

Things to do in Beaulieu

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Aberystwyth

— 1 night
Aberystwyth is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber. On the 17th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Hafod Uchtryd, then head outdoors with Dyfi Osprey Project, and then admire the natural beauty at Bwlch y Geuffordd Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Aberystwyth road trip planning app.

You can drive from Beaulieu to Aberystwyth in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Aberystwyth

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Llandudno

— 1 night
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls, and then stroll through Great Orme.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Aberystwyth to Llandudno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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England travel guide

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A trip through England is a trip through world history, and few places in the world offer such a diverse variety of places to visit, activities, and experiences. The sprawling urban areas surrounding the capital city offer countless sightseeing opportunities, such as museums and historical sites, as well as some of the best shopping, nightlife, and culinary options in the world. To truly experience this country steeped in centuries of history, try to make time to explore the sweeping countryside, where you can enjoy the warm hospitality of small villages and explore the ancient remains of once-powerful societies. England boasts an outstanding transportation system, and many visitors find that even a short train ride through the country’s landscape of rolling hills and plains can be a highlight of their entire vacation. However you choose to move about, remember that in this compact country you’re never very far from a bustling town, where modern pubs, shops, and restaurants await to be explored.

New Forest National Park Hampshire travel guide

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Gardens · National Parks · Entertainment Centers