6 days in North Wales Itinerary

6 days in North Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Wales vacation planner
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Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 2 nights
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Caernarfon
— 2 nights
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Bala
— 1 night
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Beaumaris, Anglesey — 2 nights

Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Step off the beaten path and head to Seacoast Safaris and Beaumaris Gaol. Step out of the city life by going to Newborough Warren & Ynys Llanddwyn and Traeth Lligwy. Take a break from Beaumaris with a short trip to Llanddwyn Beach in Dwyran, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: experience rural life at Foel Farm Park, visit a coastal fixture at Penmon Point, stop by The Little Chilli Shop, and take a leisurely stroll along Beaumaris Pier.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Beaumaris day trip planning app.

London to Beaumaris is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Beaumaris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Caernarfon.
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Caernarfon — 2 nights

Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615. On the 24th (Wed), make a trip to Gelert's Grave, enjoy the sand and surf at Dinas Dinlle Beach, then stroll around Gypsy Wood Park, and finally step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Plas Mawr, then trek along Conwy Quay, and then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Caernarfon trip website.

Caernarfon is just a stone's throw from Beaumaris. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bala.
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Bala — 1 night

Bala is a market town and community in Gwynedd, Wales. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then admire the natural beauty at Caerau Gardens, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Llyn Tegid.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bala vacation builder website.

Getting from Caernarfon to Bala by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Bala, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive back home.
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North Wales travel guide

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Castles · Beaches · Historic Sites
Passionate about being Welsh, residents of North Wales fiercely preserve their language, music, and history. The region’s dramatic landscapes, which notably include the highest peaks in Wales and England, attract tourism from hikers, cyclists, and adventure-seekers of every description. Your trip may also include a ride on some of the country’s most scenic heritage railways here. Despite its relatively small size, North Wales has many historical attractions to fill your travel itinerary. It is home to two World Heritage sites, which include a series of well-preserved Edwardian castles dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. The Welsh spirit is strong here and most residents use their mother tongue, but don’t be afraid to ask for directions: Everyone also speaks fluent English and will be more than happy to converse in it.
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