29 days in Wales Itinerary

29 days in Wales Itinerary

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1
Cardiff
— 3 nights
2
Newport
— 6 nights
3
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 4 nights
4
Machynlleth
— 4 nights
5
Cardigan
— 4 nights
6
Swansea
— 5 nights

3
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.
St Fagans National Museum of History and Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Knightshayes court and Nash Point Lighthouse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Cardiff: South West Deer Rescue (in Crewkerne), Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre (in Exmouth) and Yarak Bird of Prey (in Cullompton). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Llandaff Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff trip itinerary builder app.

Knoxville, USA to Cardiff is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and train. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Knoxville to Cardiff due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Knoxville in April, with highs in Cardiff at 54°F and lows at 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cardiff

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

South West Deer Rescue, Knightshayes court, Nash Point Lighthouse, Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Yarak Bird of Prey ©
Yarak Bird of Prey

6
nights
Newport

Newport ©
You'll explore and learn at The Roman Baths and Clifton Observatory and Caves. Get in touch with nature at Pen y Fan and Symonds Yat Rock. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Newport: Lacock Abbey (in Lacock), White Horse Hill (in Uffington) and Castle Combe Village (in Castle Combe).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Newport tour planner.

Newport is just a stone's throw from Cardiff. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Newport

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Lacock Abbey, White Horse Hill, St Catherine's Church, Castle Combe Village, Chepstow Castle
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Castle Combe Village ©
Castle Combe Village
Tintern Abbey ©
Tintern Abbey
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths

4
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Head to The Steven Jones Gallery and H'artworksfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tacla Taid - Anglesey Transport and Agriculture Museum and cafe and Lloyd George Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Beaumaris: Llanddwyn Beach (in Dwyran), Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn (in Newborough) and St. Michael's Old Church (in Betws-y-Coed). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Penmon Point, take in nature's colorful creations at Castle Gardens Beaumaris, admire the striking features of Beaumaris Gaol, and contemplate the long history of Baron Hill Estate.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris online itinerary planner.

Getting from Newport to Beaumaris by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Beaumaris are 52°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Machynlleth.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Newborough, Llanddwyn Beach, Lloyd George Museum, Penmon Point, St. Michael's Old Church
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Beaumaris Courthouse ©
Beaumaris Courthouse
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn ©
Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn
Penmon Point ©
Penmon Point

4
nights
Machynlleth

Machynlleth ©
Machynlleth, sometimes referred to colloquially as Mach, is a market town and community in Powys, Wales and within the historic boundaries of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centre for Alternative Technology and Coed y Brenin Forest Park. Get some historical perspective at Montgomery Castle and Machynlleth Town Clock. Change things up with these side-trips from Machynlleth: Panorama Walk (in Barmouth) and The Thomas Shop Museum (in Penybont). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Falconry Experience Wales, get outside with Dyfi Osprey Project, take in the exciting artwork at ArtWorks Aberdyfi, and tee off at Aberdovey Golf Club.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Machynlleth trip planner.

Traveling by journey from Beaumaris to Machynlleth takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Cardigan.

Things to do in Machynlleth

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Aberdyfi (Aberdovey), The Thomas Shop Museum, Castell-y-bere, Panorama Walk, Montgomery Castle
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Falconry Experience Wales ©
Falconry Experience Wales
Coed y Brenin Forest Park ©
Coed y Brenin Forest Park
Dyfi Osprey Project ©
Dyfi Osprey Project

4
nights
Cardigan

Cardigan ©
Get some historical perspective at St. Dogmaels Abbey and Cardigan Castle. Get outdoors at Mwnt Beach and Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park. Venture out of the city with trips to West Wales Falconry (in Clunderwen) and Yet-Y-Gors Campsite and Fishery Fishguard (in Dwrbach).

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cardigan trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Machynlleth to Cardigan in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Swansea.

Things to do in Cardigan

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

The Cilwendeg Shell House Hermitage, Yet-Y-Gors Campsite and Fishery Fishguard, Bluestone Brewing Company Ltd, West Wales Falconry, St. Dogmaels Abbey
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Mwnt Beach ©
Mwnt Beach
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park ©
Cardigan Island Coastal Farm Park
St. Dogmaels Abbey ©
St. Dogmaels Abbey

5
nights
Swansea

Swansea ©
Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Oystermouth Castle and Baked Bean Museum of Excellence are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dylan Thomas Birthplace and Dryslwyn Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Swansea: Cefn Coed Colliery Museum (in Crynant), Sgwd yr Eira (in Brecon Beacons National Park) and Ynys Dawela Nature park (in Brynamman). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Worm's Head, step into the grandiose world of Llansteffan Castle, admire the sheer force of Melincourt Waterfall, and see the interesting displays at Dylan Thomas Centre.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Swansea day trip planning website.

You can drive from Cardigan to Swansea in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. April in Swansea sees daily highs of 54°F and lows of 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swansea

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Brecon Beacons National Park, Melincourt Waterfall, Pembrokeshire Falconry, Baked Bean Museum of Excellence, Worm's Head
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Dylan Thomas Birthplace ©
Dylan Thomas Birthplace
Llansteffan Castle ©
Llansteffan Castle
Worm's Head ©
Worm's Head

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