5 days in Wales Itinerary

5 days in Wales Itinerary

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5 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: London
train:  2​h
1
Cardiff
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Portmeirion
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Llandudno
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
End: London

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and then explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Cardiff trip itinerary planning site .

London to Cardiff is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Portmeirion.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums Historic Sites
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

2
nights
Portmeirion

Portmeirion ©
Portmeirion is a tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. On the 23rd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Portmeirion Village, make a trip to Criccieth Lifeboat Station, step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, then have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, and finally make a trip to Gelert's Grave.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Portmeirion trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Cardiff to Portmeirion in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Portmeirion can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in Portmeirion

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Criccieth Lifeboat Station, Dyffryn Ardudwy Burial Chamber, Snowdon
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Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village

2
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. On the 25th (Mon), go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade, take a leisurely stroll along Llandudno Pier, then explore the striking landscape at Great Orme, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at National Slate Museum, contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, then admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Llandudno tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Portmeirion to Llandudno by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In November in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Conwy, The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo, National Slate Museum, Bodnant Garden
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

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