14 days in Wales Itinerary

14 days in Wales Itinerary

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14 days in Wales Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Cardiff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
St. Davids
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Morfa Bychan
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Llandudno
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Holyhead, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Denver

1
night
Cardiff

Cardiff ©
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 15th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Big Pit: National Coal Museum, step into the grandiose world of Caerphilly Castle, then examine the collection at St. Fagans: National History Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Newport Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Cardiff Castle, take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, and then get a new perspective on nature at National Museum Cardiff.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cardiff vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Colorado Springs, USA to Cardiff. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Colorado Springs to Cardiff. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cardiff, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to St. Davids.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Caerphilly Castle, Big Pit National Coal Museum, Newport Cathedral
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St Fagans National Museum of History ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

3
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St. Davids

St. Davids ©
St.
Step out of the city life by going to St. Davids Cathedral and Mwnt Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Folly Farm Adventure Park and Zoo and Y felin. Venture out of the city with trips to Pembroke Castle (in Pembroke), Carew Castle (in Tenby) and St. Dogmaels Abbey (in St. Dogmaels).

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our St. Davids trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cardiff to St. Davids takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in St. Davids can reach 50°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Morfa Bychan.

Things to do in St. Davids

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Dogmaels, Folly Farm, Mwnt Beach, Pembroke Castle, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
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Carew Castle & Tidal Mill ©
Carew Castle & Tidal Mill
Mwnt Beach ©
Mwnt Beach
St. Dogmaels Abbey ©
St. Dogmaels Abbey

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nights
Morfa Bychan

Morfa Bychan ©
Occupying an idyllic spot on the coastline of northern Wales, the miniscule village of Morfa Bychan is known more for the nature surrounding it than for its own attractions.
On the 20th (Mon), stop by Cob Records, admire the verdant scenery at Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, and then steep yourself in history at Portmeirion Village. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle, then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then explore the historical opulence of Criccieth Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Morfa Bychan itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from St. Davids to Morfa Bychan. In March, daily temperatures in Morfa Bychan can reach 48°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Llandudno.

Things to do in Morfa Bychan

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Porthmadog, Portmeirion Village, Criccieth Castle, Harlech Castle
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Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Criccieth Castle ©
Criccieth Castle
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle

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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. Do some cultural sightseeing at Conwy Castle and Gloddaeth United Church. Take a break from the city and head to Great Orme and Promenade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Llandudno: Go Below Underground Adventures (in Betws-y-Coed), Penrhyn Castle (in Bangor) and National Slate Museum (in Llanberis). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Plas Mawr, take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, and don't miss a visit to Conwy Town Walls.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Llandudno trip builder.

Explore your travel options from Morfa Bychan to Llandudno with the Route module. In March, daytime highs in Llandudno are 50°F, while nighttime lows are 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Holyhead.

Things to do in Llandudno

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Conwy, Go Below Underground Adventures, National Slate Museum, Penrhyn Castle (National Trust)
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Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Go Below Underground Adventures ©
Go Below Underground Adventures
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle

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Holyhead, Anglesey

Holyhead ©
Holyhead is the largest town in the county of Isle of Anglesey in Wales. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bryn Celli Ddu, step into the grandiose world of Beaumaris Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Caernarfon Castle, and finally admire the masterpieces at Oriel Ynys Mon. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Barclodiad y Gawres Burial Chamber, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Cwyfan's Church, then enjoy the sea views from South Stack Lighthouse, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at South Stack Cliffs RSPB Reserve.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Holyhead trip planner.

You can drive from Llandudno to Holyhead in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. March in Holyhead sees daily highs of 48°F and lows of 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Holyhead

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Beaumaris Castle, Oriel Ynys Mon, Barclodiad y Gawres Burial Chamber, Cwyfan Church, Bryn Celli Ddu
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South Stack Lighthouse ©
South Stack Lighthouse
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Bryn Celli Ddu ©
Bryn Celli Ddu

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