8 days in Snowdonia National Park Itinerary

8 days in Snowdonia National Park Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

4
nights
Betws-y-Coed

Betws-y-Coed ©
Appreciate the collections at National Slate Museum and Conwy Valley Railway Museum & Model Shop. Visiting Snowdon and Snowdonia National Park will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Llanberis (Dolbadarn Castle & Electric Mountain). And it doesn't end there: walk around Zip World Fforest, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Mary's Church, tee off at Betws-y-Coed Golf Club, and take in the views from Sappers Suspension Bridge.

Before you visit Betws-y-Coed, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

London to Betws-y-Coed is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Betws-y-Coed hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dolgellau.

Things to do in Betws-y-Coed

Parks Nature Golf

Side Trips

Llanberis, Snowdon, Ty Mawr Wybrnant, Snowdonia National Park
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
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Snowdon ©
Snowdon
National Slate Museum ©
National Slate Museum
Snowdonia National Park ©
Snowdonia National Park

3
nights
Dolgellau

Dolgellau ©
Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. Take a break from the city and head to Cader Idris and Harlech Beach. Popular historic sites such as Saint Marks's Brithdir and Castell-y-bere are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Dolgellau side-trips: St Tanwg's Church (in Llandanwg), Harlech (Y Lasynys Fawr & Harlech Castle) and Aberdyfi Beach (in Aberdyfi (Aberdovey)). There's more to do: hike along The Mawddach Trail.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dolgellau day trip planner.

You can drive from Betws-y-Coed to Dolgellau in an hour. In July in Dolgellau, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dolgellau

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, St Tanwg's Church, Castell-y-bere, Aberdyfi Beach
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
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The Mawddach Trail ©
The Mawddach Trail
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach

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