8 days in North Wales Itinerary

8 days in North Wales Itinerary

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8 days in North Wales Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Barmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Dwyran, Anglesey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

1
night
Barmouth

Barmouth ©
Barmouth is a town in the county of Gwynedd, north-western Wales, lying on the estuary of the River Mawddach and Cardigan Bay. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): head outdoors with Dragon Raiders Activity Park and then find something for the whole family at Bendi-gedig. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Harlech Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Harlech Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Barmouth Beach.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barmouth trip planner .

Birmingham to Barmouth is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Dwyran.

Things to do in Barmouth

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Harlech, Dragon Raiders Activity Park
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Dragon Raiders Activity Park ©
Dragon Raiders Activity Park
Barmouth Beach ©
Barmouth Beach
Harlech Beach ©
Harlech Beach

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nights
Dwyran, Anglesey

Dwyran ©
Family-friendly places like Newborough Beach and Traeth Crigyll will thrill your kids. Take a break from Dwyran with a short trip to Traeth Lligwy in Moelfre, about 30 minutes away.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Dwyran day trip tool .

You can drive from Barmouth to Dwyran in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dwyran are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Dwyran

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Brynsiencyn, Bryn Celli Ddu, Beaumaris Castle, Traeth Crigyll, Traeth Lligwy
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Newborough Beach ©
Newborough Beach
Foel Farm Park ©
Foel Farm Park
Benllech Beach ©
Benllech Beach

3
nights
Llandudno

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Bring the kids along to GreenWood Forest Park and Beacon Climbing Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Llandudno side-trips: Zipline (in Blaenau Ffestiniog) and Caernarfon Castle (in Caernarfon). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Great Orme, enjoy the sand and surf at Angel Bay, trek along Promenade, and meet the residents at Welsh Mountain Zoo.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Llandudno day trip site .

You can drive from Dwyran to Llandudno in an hour. In August in Llandudno, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Llandudno

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Caernarfon, Zipline, GreenWood Forest Park, Plas Mawr, Welsh Mountain Zoo
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Great Orme ©
Great Orme
GreenWood Forest Park ©
GreenWood Forest Park
Beacon Climbing Centre ©
Beacon Climbing Centre

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