4 days in South Wales Itinerary

4 days in South Wales Itinerary

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Newport — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at St Fagans National Museum of History, then take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and then step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Big Pit National Coal Museum, get your game on at Welsh Games, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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London to Newport is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Swansea.
Fun & Games · Museums · Historic Sites
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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. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Pennard Castle, then take in the dramatic natural features at Gower Peninsula, and then kick back and relax at Rhossili Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Gower Gallery, stroll through Three Cliffs Bay, then have fun at Perriswood Archery & Falconry Centre, and finally make a splash at The LC.

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You can drive from Newport to Swansea in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to take a train back home.
Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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South Wales travel guide

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.