8 days in North Wales Itinerary

8 days in North Wales Itinerary

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8 days in North Wales Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Conwy
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Llanberis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Llangollen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, admire the natural beauty at Bodnant Garden, ponder the world of politics at Conwy Guildhall, then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle, and finally make a trip to Conwy Town Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), then get to know the resident critters at Welsh Mountain Zoo, then look for gifts at The Knight Shop, and finally snap pictures at Conwy Suspension Bridge.

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

Manchester to Conwy is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In April, daytime highs in Conwy are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Conwy

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Welsh Mountain Zoo, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Bodnant Garden
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Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Bodnant Garden ©
Bodnant Garden
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

1
night
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. On the 13th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Beaumaris Gaol, don't miss a visit to Beaumaris Castle, take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Gardens Beaumaris, then tour the pleasant surroundings at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, then take a leisurely stroll along Beaumaris Pier, and finally make a trip to Beaumaris Lifeboat Station. On your second day here, enjoy the sea views from South Stack Lighthouse, identify plant and animal life at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Beaumaris day trip website .

Getting from Conwy to Beaumaris by bus takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or drive. In April in Beaumaris, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Llanberis.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Holyhead, National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens, Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn
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Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©

3
nights
Llanberis

Llanberis ©
Llanberis is a village in Gwynedd, northwest Wales, on the southern bank of the lake Llyn Padarn and at the foot of Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales. Llanberis is known for museums, historic sites, nature, wineries, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Snowdon, identify plant and animal life at Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, have fun at Beacon Climbing Centre, and steep yourself in history at Caernarfon Castle.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Llanberis trip planner .

Llanberis is very close to Beaumaris. In April, daytime highs in Llanberis are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Llangollen.

Things to do in Llanberis

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Snowdon, Swallow Falls, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum

1
night
Llangollen

Llangollen ©
Llangollen is a small town and community in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, situated on the River Dee and on the edge of the Berwyn mountains. On the 18th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Llangollen trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Llanberis to Llangollen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Llangollen can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Trust - Chirk Castle
Highlights from your plan
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle

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