15 days in Wales Itinerary

15 days in Wales Itinerary

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15 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly + Train:  12​h 15​min
1
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Tenby
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Porthmadog
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
On the 17th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, and then admire the natural beauty at Cowbridge Physic Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Chepstow Castle, contemplate the long history of Tredegar House, and then take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cardiff trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Cardiff is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Traveling from Toronto to Cardiff, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Cardiff at 20°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tenby.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cowbridge Physic Garden, Chepstow Castle, Tredegar House
Highlights from your plan
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Chepstow Castle ©
Chepstow Castle
Tredegar House ©
Tredegar House

3
nights
Tenby

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castle Beach and Wales Coastal Path. Change things up with these side-trips from Tenby: St. Davids (St Davids Bishop's Palace & St Davids Plant & Garden Nursery), Picton Castle & Gardens (in Haverfordwest) and Lily Ponds (in Bosherston). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Barafundle Beach, step into the grandiose world of Manorbier Castle, stroll through Folly Farm, and contemplate the long history of Tudor Merchant's House.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Tenby road trip planning app .

You can drive from Cardiff to Tenby in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Tenby

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

St. Davids, Picton Castle & Gardens, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, Lily Ponds, Manorbier Castle
Highlights from your plan
Wales Coastal Path ©
Wales Coastal Path
Tenby Castle Beach ©
Tenby Castle Beach
Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach

3
nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Discover out-of-the-way places like Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands and Gelert's Grave. When in Porthmadog, make a side trip to see Barmouth Beach in Barmouth, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Harlech Beach, explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village, and take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Porthmadog journey planner.

Traveling by car from Tenby to Porthmadog takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Porthmadog can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Criccieth, Harlech, St Gwyddelan's Church, Gelert's Grave, Portmeirion Village
Highlights from your plan
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach

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. Discover out-of-the-way places like Great Orme Copper Mine and Zip World Fforest. Venture out of the city with trips to Nercwys Forest (in Nercwys) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Llangollen). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

Discover how to plan a Llandudno trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Porthmadog to Llandudno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In September in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Conwy, River Rafting & Tubing, Nercwys Forest, Zip World Fforest, Bodnant Garden
Highlights from your plan
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Great Orme Copper Mine ©
Great Orme Copper Mine
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

3
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Discover out-of-the-way places like Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens and Beaumaris Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Beaumaris side-trips: Llanbadrig Church (in Cemaes Bay), Newborough Beach (in Dwyran) and South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve (in Holyhead). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn, enjoy the sand and surf at Benllech Beach, don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Lifeboat Station, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Tysilio's Church.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Beaumaris route maker .

You can drive from Llandudno to Beaumaris in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Beaumaris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Menai Bridge, Caernarfon Castle, Llanbadrig Church, South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, Benllech Beach
Highlights from your plan
Llanddwyn Beach ©
Llanddwyn Beach
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens ©
Plas Cadnant Hidden Gardens
Beaumaris Pier ©
Beaumaris Pier

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