11 days in Wales Itinerary

11 days in Wales Itinerary

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11 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
Drive:  3​h 45​min
1
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Cardigan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Manorbier
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Criccieth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Cardiff

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. Step off the beaten path and head to Plas Mawr and Saint Tudnos Church. Get some cultural insight at Marble Church and St John's Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda) and Penmon Point (in Penmon). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Little Orme, don't miss a visit to Great Orme, kick back and relax at West Shore Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel Bay.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Llandudno tour itinerary planning website .

Cardiff to Llandudno is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Cardigan.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, Marble Church, Penmon Point, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Saint Tudnos Church ©
Saint Tudnos Church
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Marble Church ©
Marble Church

3
nights
Cardigan

Cardigan ©
Cilgerran Castle and Y Felin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Mwnt Beach and Tresaith Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Cardigan: Pembrokeshire Llamas (in Llandissilio), Skanda Vale (in Llanpumsaint) and Gors Fawr Stone Circle (in Mynachlogddu).

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read our Cardigan travel route planner.

Getting from Llandudno to Cardigan by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Manorbier.

Things to do in Cardigan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Dogmaels, Gors Fawr Stone Circle, Pembrokeshire Llamas, Cilgerran Castle, Skanda Vale
Highlights from your plan
Poppit Sands Beach ©
Poppit Sands Beach
Cilgerran Castle ©
Cilgerran Castle
Mwnt Beach ©
Mwnt Beach

1
night
Manorbier

Manorbier ©
Manorbier is a community, parish and village on the south coast of Pembrokeshire, Wales. On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Manorbier Beach, step into the grandiose world of Manorbier Castle, then appreciate the history behind Carew Cross, then step into the grandiose world of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Barafundle Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Manorbier tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Cardigan to Manorbier in 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Criccieth.

Things to do in Manorbier

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carew, Barafundle Beach
Highlights from your plan
Manorbier Castle ©
Manorbier Castle
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill ©
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach

2
nights
Criccieth

Criccieth ©
Criccieth is a town and community on Cardigan Bay, in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd in Wales. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Bryn Celli Ddu, kick back and relax at Criccieth Beach, explore the historical opulence of Criccieth Castle, then view the masterpieces at Castle Gallery, and finally play a few rounds at Criccieth Multi Golf. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St Tanwg's Church, get outside with Dragon Raiders Activity Park, then head outdoors with Eisteddfa Fishery, and finally don't miss a visit to Criccieth Lifeboat Station.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Criccieth route planner .

Traveling by car from Manorbier to Criccieth takes 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Criccieth can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Criccieth

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

St Tanwg's Church, Bryn Celli Ddu
Highlights from your plan
Criccieth Castle ©
Criccieth Castle
Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Bryn Celli Ddu ©
Bryn Celli Ddu

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