5 days in Snowdonia National Park Itinerary

5 days in Snowdonia National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Drive:  3 h 45 min
1
Betws-y-Coed
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dolgellau
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
End: London

2
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Escape the urban bustle at Gwydir Forest and Conwy Falls. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Michael's Old Church and Moel Siabod. Change things up with these side-trips from Betws-y-Coed: Llanberis (Dolbadarn Castle, Llyn Padarn, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop, don't miss a visit to Betws-y-Coed Railway Station, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Mary's Church, and admire the striking features of Ty Mawr Wybrnant.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Betws-y-Coed vacation builder tool.

London to Betws-y-Coed is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Betws-y-Coed can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dolgellau.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Llanberis, Moel Siabod, Ty Mawr Wybrnant
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St. Michael's Old Church ©
St. Michael's Old Church
Gwydir Forest ©
Gwydir Forest
Moel Siabod ©
Moel Siabod

2
nights
Dolgellau

Dolgellau ©
Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Y Lasynys Fawr, thenexplore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Tanwg's Church. On the next day, take in the views from Penmaenpool Toll Bridge, step into the grandiose world of Castell-y-bere, thenview the masterpieces at ArtWorks Aberdyfi, thenadmire the sheer force of Dolgoch Falls, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Marks's Brithdir.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dolgellau online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Betws-y-Coed to Dolgellau takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dolgellau

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Harlech, Castell-y-bere, ArtWorks Aberdyfi, St Tanwg's Church, Dolgoch Falls
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Dolgoch Falls ©
Dolgoch Falls
Walking tours
Castell-y-bere ©
Castell-y-bere

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