31 days in Wales Itinerary

31 days in Wales Itinerary

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31 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Wrexham
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Llandudno
— 7 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Menai Bridge, Anglesey
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Barmouth
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Cardiff
— 7 nights
Train:  3​h 15​min
End: Manchester

5
nights
Wrexham

Wrexham ©
Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Change things up with these side-trips from Wrexham: Moel Famau (in Mold) and Ruthin (State of Distress, Dyffryn Clwyd Footgolf Centre, & more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, take in the views from Llangollen Bridge, explore the historical opulence of National Trust - Chirk Castle, and relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Wrexham trip app .

Manchester to Wrexham is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daytime highs in Wrexham are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Wrexham

Historic Sites Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Llangollen, Ruthin, Chirk, Mold, Llangollen Canal
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National Trust - Chirk Castle ©
National Trust - Chirk Castle
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct ©
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Erddig ©
Erddig

7
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. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Michael's Old Church (in Betws-y-Coed), Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve (in Bethesda) and Cae Dai Trust (in Denbigh). The adventure continues: make a trip to Great Orme, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Great Orme Copper Mine, head outdoors with Marine Drive, and steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr.

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You can drive from Wrexham to Llandudno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Menai Bridge.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Conwy, Colwyn Bay, Abergele, Cwm Idwal National Nature Reserve, St. Michael's Old Church
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 13:
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Llandudno Promenade ©
Llandudno Promenade
Llandudno Pier ©
Llandudno Pier

5
nights
Menai Bridge, Anglesey

Menai Bridge ©
Menai Bridge is a small town and community on the Isle of Anglesey in north-west Wales. Change things up with these side-trips from Menai Bridge: South Stack Lighthouse (in Holyhead), Dragon Raiders Activity Park (in Criccieth) and Trwyn Dinllaen Iron Age Hill Fort (in Morfa Nefyn). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Llanddwyn Beach, and explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Menai Bridge trip planner .

Getting from Llandudno to Menai Bridge by car takes about an hour. In November, daytime highs in Menai Bridge are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barmouth.

Things to do in Menai Bridge

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Llanberis, Bangor, Beaumaris, Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:
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Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Snowdon ©
Snowdon
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle

6
nights
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from Barmouth: Yr Ysgwrn (in Llan Ffestiniog), Portmeirion Village (in Portmeirion) and Porthmadog (Purple Moose Brewery & Browsers Bookshop). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Barmouth Beach, explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Church, and trek along The Mawddach Trail.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Barmouth trip website .

Traveling by car from Menai Bridge to Barmouth takes 1.5 hours. In November in Barmouth, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cardiff.

Things to do in Barmouth

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolgellau, Harlech, Porthmadog, Tywyn, St Tanwg's Church
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Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Barmouth Bridge ©
Barmouth Bridge

7
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cardiff side-trips: Big Pit National Coal Museum (in Blaenavon), Folly Farm (in Begelly) and Gower Peninsula (in Swansea). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Glyderau, explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cardiff trip planner .

You can drive from Barmouth to Cardiff in 3.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train back home.

Things to do in Cardiff

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carmarthen, Gower Peninsula, Pembrokeshire Falconry, Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, St Cadoc's Church
Find places to stay Nov 24 — Dec 1:
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Gower Peninsula ©
Gower Peninsula
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle
Cardiff Bay Wales ©
Cardiff Bay Wales

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