35 days in Wales Itinerary

35 days in Wales Itinerary

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35 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + train:  28​h
1
Llandudno
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Caernarfon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Machynlleth
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Manorbier
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
St. Davids
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Swansea
— 7 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

5
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. National Trust - Chirk Castle and Mostyn Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Home Front Museum and Conwy Castle will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Llandudno's surroundings by going to Zip World Fforest (in Betws-y-Coed), Nercwys Forest (in Nercwys) and Llangollen (Castell Dinas Bran, River Rafting & Tubing, & more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Ruthin Gaol, explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, and take in the dramatic scenery at Aber Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Llandudno itinerary builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Llandudno is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. In May, Llandudno is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Llangollen, Conwy, Ruthin, Bodelwyddan, Zip World Fforest
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
West Shore Beach ©
West Shore Beach

4
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens and Penmon Point. Take a break from the city and head to Newborough Beach and Anglesey Riding Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn (in Newborough) and Parys Mountain (in Amlwch). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Benllech Beach, admire the striking features of Beaumaris Courthouse, steep yourself in history at Bryn Celli Ddu, and see the interesting displays at RNLI Moelfre Lifeboat Station.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Llandudno to Beaumaris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Moelfre, Dwyran, Penmon Point, Benllech Beach, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn
Newborough Beach ©
Newborough Beach
Benllech Beach ©
Benllech Beach

4
nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Caernarfon Castle. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe and Oriel Pendeitsh. Step off the beaten path and head to Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands and South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caernarfon: Harlech Beach (in Harlech), Traeth Crigyll (in Rhosneigr) and Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dinas Dinlle Beach, step into the grandiose world of Criccieth Castle, make a trip to Gelert's Grave, and examine the collection at Lloyd George Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Caernarfon journey planning website .

Caernarfon is just a stone's throw from Beaumaris. In May, daily temperatures in Caernarfon can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Machynlleth.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Porthmadog, Portmeirion Village, Dinas Dinlle Beach, South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, Criccieth Castle
Highlights from your plan
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Traeth Crigyll ©
Traeth Crigyll

4
nights
Machynlleth

Machynlleth ©
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Llanerchaeron and Machynlleth Town Clock. Discover out-of-the-way places like Devil's Bridge Falls and The Mawddach Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Machynlleth: Lake Vyrnwy (in Llanwddyn), Penmaenpool Toll Bridge (in Penmaenpool) and Barmouth (Barmouth Beach & Barmouth Bridge). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Falconry Experience Wales, get outside with Dyfi Osprey Project, make a trip to Dyfi Furnace, and explore the historical opulence of Castell-y-bere.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Machynlleth trip planning tool .

You can drive from Caernarfon to Machynlleth in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Manorbier.

Things to do in Machynlleth

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolgellau, Barmouth, Castell-y-bere, Lake Vyrnwy, Devil's Bridge Falls
Highlights from your plan
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Falconry Experience Wales ©
Falconry Experience Wales
Dyfi Osprey Project ©
Dyfi Osprey Project

2
nights
Manorbier

Manorbier ©
Manorbier is a community, parish and village on the south coast of Pembrokeshire, Wales. On the 3rd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Manorbier Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, then Head underground at Lydstep Cliffs and caverns, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Barafundle Beach. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Manorbier Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St James The Great Church, then explore the ancient world of St Govan's Chapel, and finally stroll through Broadhaven Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Manorbier day trip tool .

Getting from Machynlleth to Manorbier by car takes about 3 hours. In June in Manorbier, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Manorbier

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stackpole, Broadhaven Beach, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, Lydstep Cliffs and caverns
Highlights from your plan
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill ©
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
Barafundle Beach ©
Barafundle Beach
Broadhaven Beach ©
Broadhaven Beach

3
nights
St. Davids

St. Davids ©
St.
Visiting Mwnt Beach and Newgale Beach will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St Davids Bishop's Palace and Cilgerran Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. Davids: Picton Castle & Gardens (in Haverfordwest) and Poppit Sands Beach (in Cardigan). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Solva, admire the masterpieces at The Last Invasion Tapestry Gallery, take in the pleasant sights at Wales Coastal Path, and stop by Mark Walford Pottery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our St. Davids holiday builder site .

Drive from Manorbier to St. Davids in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Haverfordwest, Solva, Cardigan, Cilgerran Castle, Newgale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Poppit Sands Beach ©
Poppit Sands Beach
Mwnt Beach ©
Mwnt Beach
Solva ©
Solva

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
Newport is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales. Get some historical perspective at Chepstow Castle and Tredegar House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pen y Fan and Brecon Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Newport side-trips: Raglan Castle (in Raglan) and Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Usk Castle, make a trip to St Martin's Church, contemplate the long history of Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths, and stop by Sunnydale Garden Centre.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Newport journey planner .

Traveling by car from St. Davids to Newport takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Cardiff, Brecon Beacons National Park, Usk Castle, Chepstow Castle, Sunnydale Garden Centre
Highlights from your plan
Chepstow Castle ©
Chepstow Castle
Raglan Castle ©
Raglan Castle
Caerleon Roman Fortress and Baths ©

7
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castle Beach and Kidwelly Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Oxwich Bay and Three Cliffs Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swansea: The Reptile Experience (in Saundersfoot), Laugharne (Dylan Thomas Boathouse & The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.)) and Pendine Sands (in Pendine). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Llangennith Beach, kick back and relax at Rhossili Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Pembrokeshire Falconry, and explore the historical opulence of Oystermouth Castle.

Plan my trip to Swansea with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Newport to Swansea by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June in Swansea, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tenby, Laugharne, Pembrokeshire Falconry, Carreg Cennen Castle, Amelia Earhart Monument
Highlights from your plan
Dylan Thomas Boathouse ©
Dylan Thomas Boathouse
Freshwater East Beach ©
Freshwater East Beach

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