8 days in Wales Itinerary

8 days in Wales Itinerary

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Cardiff
— 2 nights
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St. Davids
— 1 night
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Caernarfon
— 1 night
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Llangollen
— 2 nights

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Cardiff

Cardiff ©

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
You've now added Mermaid Quay to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, examine the collection at Museum of Cardiff, get outside with Bay Island Voyages, then take a leisurely stroll along Mermaid Quay, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Llandaff Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Techniquest.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip builder site.

Bowness-on-Windermere to Cardiff is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Cardiff can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Cardiff

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Outdoors
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Bay Island Voyages ©
Bay Island Voyages
Llandaff Cathedral
Llandaff Cathedral
Museum of Cardiff ©
Museum of Cardiff

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St. Davids

St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at St Davids Plant & Garden Nursery, don't miss a visit to Loshin's Emporium, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Davids Cathedral, then explore the fascinating landscape at Chapel Chocolates, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally explore the activities along Abereiddi’s Blue Lagoon.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the St. Davids planner.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to St. Davids takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Caernarfon.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Abereiddi’s Blue Lagoon ©
Abereiddi’s Blue Lagoon
St. Davids Cathedral ©
St. Davids Cathedral

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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 Aberglaslyn Pass, Beddgelert and Gypsy Wood Park. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Aberglaslyn Pass, kick back and relax at Dinas Dinlle Beach, walk around Gypsy Wood Park, then trek along Beddgelert, and finally make a trip to Caernarfon Town Walls.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Caernarfon trip itinerary website.

Getting from St. Davids to Caernarfon by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Llangollen.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Dinas Dinlle Beach ©
Dinas Dinlle Beach
Beddgelert ©
Beddgelert
Aberglaslyn Pass ©
Aberglaslyn Pass

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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. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devil's Bridge Falls as well as Llangollen Canal Walk. Get a sense of the local culture at National Trust - Chirk Castle and Xplore! Science Discovery Centre. Castell Dinas Bran and Plas Newydd Historic House and Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Coed Llandegla Forest, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, contemplate the long history of The Chain Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles Parish Church.

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Traveling by car from Caernarfon to Llangollen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Llangollen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Devil's Bridge Falls ©
Devil's Bridge Falls
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
Castell Dinas Bran ©
Castell Dinas Bran

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