4 days in South Wales & Pembrokeshire Itinerary

4 days in South Wales & Pembrokeshire Itinerary

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Cardiff
— 1 day
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Swansea
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saundersfoot
— 1 night
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Cardiff — 1 day

City of Castles

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Marks's Brithdir, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cosmeston Lakes Country Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales.

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London to Cardiff is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Swansea.
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Swansea — 2 nights

Swansea, officially known as the City and County of Swansea, is a coastal city and county in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Three Cliffs Bay, then stroll through Oxwich Bay, and then explore the striking landscape at Gower Peninsula. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at The National Showcaves Centre for Wales, then sample the fine beverages at Penderyn Brecon Beacons Distillery, and then enjoy some diversion at Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre.

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You can drive from Cardiff to Swansea in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Saundersfoot.
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Saundersfoot — 1 night

Saundersfoot is a large village and community in Pembrokeshire, west Wales, near Tenbythey are two of the most visited Welsh holiday destinations. On the 9th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at The Reptile Experience, then step into the grandiose world of Pembroke Castle, and then kick back and relax at Barafundle Beach.

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Traveling by car from Swansea to Saundersfoot takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saundersfoot can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive back home.
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South Wales travel guide

4.4
Castles · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
Southern Wales is one of the country’s most mixed areas, featuring a rare blend of stunning pastoral scenery, remains of medieval castles, rugged coastlines, modern surfing hotspots, and sleepy villages seemingly frozen in time. The region’s lively towns offer a wide selection of things to do, with itineraries full of many shopping, dining, and entertainment options. You don’t have to go far away from these thriving urban centers for a variety of outdoor vacation ideas, including fishing, canoeing, cycling, and extreme rock climbing. With its pervading spirit of laid-back living, the region has become a popular holiday destination known for its counterculture set, evidenced by the numerous communes and organic farms here.
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Pembrokeshire travel guide

4.3
Zoos · Castles · Beaches
Wales' most popular coastal destination, Pembrokeshire features numerous award-winning beaches, which attract visitors from around the country and across the globe. This county is also noted for being the home of Pembroke Coast National Park, the only coastal national park of its kind in the UK, featuring an impressive 299 km (186 mi) walking trail. Tourism is the main business here, so visitors are warmly welcomed by a local population that's used to hosting guests from around the world. With a warm climate and a long coastline home to protected seabird breeding sites, secluded bays, and sandy beaches, the region draws millions of eco-tourists each year.
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