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 45​min
2
Llandudno
— 4 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History and then explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cardiff online itinerary planner .

London to Cardiff is an approximately 2-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Cardiff are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Llandudno.

Things to do in Cardiff

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

4
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. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Royal Cambrian Academy of Art and Castle Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ffin y Parc Gallery and The Peculiar Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Llandudno: Abersoch Harbour Beach (in Abersoch) and Porth Ceiriad Beach (in Bwlchtocyn). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, view the masterpieces at The Art Hut, look for gifts at Porth Llwyd Pottery, and step into the grandiose world of Conwy Castle.

Before you visit Llandudno, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Cardiff to Llandudno in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Llandudno can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the train back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Conwy, Abersoch, Porth Llwyd Pottery, Llanfairfechan Beach, The Peculiar Gallery
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach

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