27 days in Snowshill & Wales Itinerary

27 days in Snowshill & Wales Itinerary

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27 days in Snowshill & Wales Itinerary

Start: Tampa, Florida
Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
1
Snowshill
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Cardiff
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Brecon Beacons National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Porthmadog
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Caernarfon
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
Train:  45​min
7
Llandudno
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
8
Conwy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Wrexham
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Tintern
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Tampa, Florida

1
night
Snowshill

Snowshill
Snowshill is a small Cotswolds village in Gloucestershire, England, located near Broadway, Worcestershire. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cotswolds By Car. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Snowshill Manor, get a dose of the wild on Cotswolds By Car, and then stop by Beckford Silk.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Snowshill road trip planner .

Tampa, USA to Snowshill is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Tampa, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Snowshill, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cardiff.

Things to do in Snowshill

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Beckford Silk, Cotswolds By Car
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Snowshill Manor
Snowshill Manor
Beckford Silk ©
Beckford Silk

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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.
Cardiff Castle and Castell Coch will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Caerphilly Castle and St Fagans National Museum of History. Change things up with these side-trips from Cardiff: Glastonbury Tor (in Glastonbury) and Gower Peninsula (in Swansea). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and head outdoors with Bay Island Voyages.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cardiff day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Snowshill to Cardiff in 2 hours. In October in Cardiff, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brecon Beacons National Park.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Glastonbury Tor, Caerphilly Castle, Gower Peninsula
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
St Fagans National Museum of History ©

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Brecon Beacons National Park

Brecon Beacons National Park ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maen Llia as well as Llanthony Priory. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): make a trip to Maen Llia, explore the ancient world of Llanthony Priory, step into the grandiose world of Tretower Castle & Court, take in the exciting artwork at Ardent Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Pen y Fan, and finally grab your bike and head to Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Sgwd yr Eira and then Head underground at The National Showcaves Centre for Wales.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Brecon Beacons National Park trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Cardiff to Brecon Beacons National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Porthmadog.

Things to do in Brecon Beacons National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The National Showcaves Centre for Wales
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Sgwd yr Eira ©
Sgwd yr Eira
Pen y Fan ©
Pen y Fan

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nights
Porthmadog

Porthmadog ©
Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. You've now added Llechwedd to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Portmeirion Village and Harlech Castle. Step out of the city life by going to Snowdon and Black Rock Llamas. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands, look for gifts at Browsers Bookshop, tee off at Porthmadog Golf Club, and learn about all things military at Porthmadog Maritime Museum.

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Getting from Brecon Beacons National Park to Porthmadog by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in October, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Caernarfon.

Things to do in Porthmadog

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Harlech Castle, Snowdon, Llechwedd, Portmeirion Village
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Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands ©
Morfa Bychan - Black Rock Sands
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Snowdon ©
Snowdon

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nights
Caernarfon

Caernarfon
Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 15th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beddgelert, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglwys y Santes Fair, then look for all kinds of wild species at Craflwyn and Beddgelert, and finally pause for some photo ops at Gelert The Faithful Hound Statue. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Gelert's Grave, then get outside with Adventures with Bob, then get outside with Gaia Adventures, and finally appreciate the history behind Sir Hugh Owen Statue.

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Getting from Porthmadog to Caernarfon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. October in Caernarfon sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Betws-y-Coed.

Things to do in Caernarfon

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Beddgelert ©
Beddgelert
Gaia Adventures ©
Gaia Adventures

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Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Snowdonia National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Swallow Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Old Church, and then explore the striking landscape of Snowdonia National Park. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, then stroll around Zip World Fforest, then admire the sheer force of Conwy Falls, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Glen.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Betws-y-Coed trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Caernarfon to Betws-y-Coed by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Betws-y-Coed can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Llandudno.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Snowdonia National Park
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Snowdonia National Park ©
Snowdonia National Park
Swallow Falls ©
Swallow Falls
Zip World Fforest ©
Zip World Fforest

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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. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Home Front Museum, make a trip to Great Orme, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Tudnos Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at West Shore Beach, then pause for some serene contemplation at St John's Church, then wander the streets of Mostyn Street, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Llandudno trip planner.

You can take a train from Betws-y-Coed to Llandudno in an hour. Another option is to drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Conwy.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
The Holy Well and Chapel of St Trillo ©
St John's Church ©
St John's Church

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nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Get in touch with nature at Conwy Quay and Colwyn Bay to Llandudno. Your inner history buff will appreciate Plas Mawr and Llangelynin Old Church. Get out of town with these interesting Conwy side-trips: Dyserth Waterfall (in Dyserth) and Anglesey Riding Centre (in Dwyran). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Smallest House in Britain, examine the collection at Aberconwy House, get engrossed in the history at Conwy Castle, and explore the historical opulence of Penrhyn Castle (National Trust).

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Conwy trip builder app .

Conwy is just a stone's throw from Llandudno. In October, daily temperatures in Conwy can reach 58°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Wrexham.

Things to do in Conwy

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Aber Falls, Dyserth Waterfall, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Colwyn Bay to Llandudno, Anglesey Riding Centre
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Conwy Quay ©
Conwy Quay
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr

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Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Pontcysyllte Aqueduct has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Erddig, then don't miss a visit to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, and then step into the grandiose world of National Trust - Chirk Castle. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Maes-y-Pant / Marford Quarry, identify plant and animal life at Battlefield Falconry Centre, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wrexham trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Conwy to Wrexham by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Wrexham can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tintern.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Nercwys Forest, National Trust - Chirk Castle, Battlefield Falconry Centre, River Rafting & Tubing
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Battlefield Falconry Centre ©
Battlefield Falconry Centre
National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
Erddig ©
Erddig

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Tintern

Tintern ©
You've now added Tintern Abbey to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Castle Combe Village and Malmesbury Market Cross are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Westonbirt Arboretum and WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre. Step out of Tintern with an excursion to Chavenage House in Tetbury--about 52 minutes away.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Tintern trip builder website .

Getting from Wrexham to Tintern by car takes about 3 hours. In October in Tintern, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tintern

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tetbury, Castle Combe Village, Malmesbury Market Cross, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre ©
WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre

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