16 days in Wales Itinerary

16 days in Wales Itinerary

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16 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Fort McMurray
Fly + Drive:  21​h 30​min
1
Wrexham
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Menai Bridge, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Barmouth
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cardiff
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Fort McMurray

3
nights
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Venture out of the city with trips to St Peter and St Eurgain Church (in Northop), Moel Famau (in Mold) and Ruthin (Ruthin Art Trail, Church of St Peter, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Vorteka Virtual Realities, explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle, steep yourself in history at Erddig, and make a trip to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wrexham day trip app .

Fort McMurray, Canada to Wrexham is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Fort McMurray to Wrexham due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort McMurray in February, things will get much warmer in Wrexham: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Fun & Games Classes

Side Trips

Ruthin, Chirk, Llangollen, Mold, Amgueddfa Corwen Museum
Highlights from your plan
Erddig ©
Erddig
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
St Giles Parish Church ©
St Giles Parish Church

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. Change things up with a short trip to Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve in Bethesda (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, cruise along Marine Drive, admire the sheer force of Aber Falls, and get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle.

Plan my day in Llandudno using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Wrexham to Llandudno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Menai Bridge.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, Manorafon Farm Park, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, Aber Falls, Candlespower
Highlights from your plan
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve ©
Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

2
nights
Menai Bridge, Anglesey

Menai Bridge ©
Menai Bridge is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey in north-west Wales. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): snap pictures at Britannia Bridge and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Gaia Adventures, then steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle, and then have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Menai Bridge day trip app .

You can drive from Llandudno to Menai Bridge in an hour. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Barmouth.

Things to do in Menai Bridge

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Snowdon, Britannia Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat), contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village, delve into the distant past at Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cader Idris, and finally appreciate the history behind Dolphin Sculpture & Water Feature. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Talyllyn Lake and then get outside with OFFAXIS.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Barmouth visit planner.

Traveling by car from Menai Bridge to Barmouth takes 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Barmouth

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Portmeirion Village, Talyllyn Lake, Cader Idris, Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber, OFFAXIS
Highlights from your plan
Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Talyllyn Lake ©
Talyllyn Lake

4
nights
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.
Explore Cardiff's surroundings by going to Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon), Gower Peninsula (in Swansea) and Rhossili Bay (in Rhossili). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales, take in the awesome beauty at Glyderau, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Cadoc's Church.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cardiff trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Barmouth to Cardiff takes 3.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Cardiff are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Rhossili Bay, Gower Peninsula, St Cadoc's Church, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Glyderau
Highlights from your plan
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

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