10 days in Wales Itinerary

10 days in Wales Itinerary

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10 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Girona
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
New Quay
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Tenby
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Barmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Conwy
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Girona

1
night
New Quay

New Quay is a seaside town in Ceredigion, Wales with a resident population of around 1,200 people, reducing to 1,082 at the 2011 census. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get outside with Cardigan Bay Watersports, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cei Bach Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Quay road trip planning site .

Girona, Spain to New Quay is an approximately 9-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Girona to New Quay due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tenby.

Things to do in New Quay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Cardigan Bay Watersports ©
Cardigan Bay Watersports

2
nights
Tenby

Tenby is a walled seaside town in Pembrokeshire, Wales, on the western side of Carmarthen Bay, and the name for the local government community of Tenby.Notable features of Tenby include of sandy beaches; the 13th century medieval town walls, including the Five Arches barbican gatehouse; the 15th century St. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, then kick back and relax at Barafundle Beach, then kick back and relax at Manorbier Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Beach. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy the sand and surf at Newgale Beach, and then take an in-depth tour of Dylan Thomas Boathouse.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Tenby online itinerary planner .

You can drive from New Quay to Tenby in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tenby can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barmouth.

Things to do in Tenby

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dylan Thomas Boathouse, Manorbier Beach, Newgale Beach, Barafundle Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dylan Thomas Boathouse ©
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach

1
night
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. On the 14th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Harlech Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St Tanwg's Church, then trek along The Mawddach Trail, and finally kick back and relax at Barmouth Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Barmouth travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tenby to Barmouth takes 3.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Barmouth can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Holyhead.

Things to do in Barmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Mawddach Trail, Harlech Beach, St Tanwg's Church
Highlights from your plan
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach
The Mawddach Trail ©
The Mawddach Trail
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach

2
nights
Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, enjoy the sand and surf at Newborough Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglwys St Edern Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Eden Emporium, kick back and relax at Traeth Crigyll, then learn about all things military at Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe, then kick back and relax at Benllech Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Llanbadrig Church.

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Drive from Barmouth to Holyhead in 2 hours. In October in Holyhead, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Conwy.

Things to do in Holyhead

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newborough, Llanbadrig Church, Benllech Beach, Traeth Crigyll, Eglwys St Edern Church
Highlights from your plan
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn
Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach
Benllech Beach ©
Benllech Beach

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 17th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Mary & All Saints, get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, then make a trip to Conwy Town Walls, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Old Church, and finally explore the historical opulence of Gwydir Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, trek along Conwy Quay, and then steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Conwy online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Holyhead to Conwy in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Conwy sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Michael's Old Church, Gwydir Castle
Highlights from your plan
Gwydir Castle ©
Gwydir Castle
Conwy Quay ©
Conwy Quay
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

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