15 days in Wales Itinerary

15 days in Wales Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Wales Trip Planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Calgary
+3
Fly + Train + Bus + Train:  14 h 15 min
1
Conwy
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Harlech
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Begelly
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cardiff
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Beaumaris, Anglesey
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Calgary

4
nights
Conwy

Conwy ©
Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. Visiting Great Orme and Aber Falls will get you outdoors. Conwy Castle and Plas Mawr will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Conwy: Betws-y-Coed (Go Below Underground Adventures & Swallow Falls). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Smallest House in Britain, take in the waterfront at Llandudno Pier, and go for a walk through Llandudno Promenade.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Conwy journey planner.

Calgary, Canada to Conwy is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Conwy is 7 hours. Traveling from Calgary in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Conwy, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Harlech.

Things to do in Conwy

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Llandudno, Betws-y-Coed, Aber Falls
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Plas Mawr ©
Plas Mawr
Conwy Castle ©
Conwy Castle
Great Orme ©
Great Orme

2
nights
Harlech

Harlech ©
Harlech is a town and seaside resort in Gwynedd, within the historic boundaries of Merionethshire in northwest Wales. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Portmeirion Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Harlech Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Criccieth Castle, and then get interesting insight from Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Harlech planning tool.

You can drive from Conwy to Harlech in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Begelly.

Things to do in Harlech

Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Ffestiniog & Welsh Highland Railways, Portmeirion Village, Criccieth Castle
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Harlech Castle ©
Harlech Castle
Portmeirion Village ©
Portmeirion Village
Criccieth Castle ©
Criccieth Castle

2
nights
Begelly

Begelly ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.) and Carew Castle & Tidal Mill. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pembroke Castle and St. Davids Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Begelly side-trips: Rhossili Bay (in Rhossili) and St Davids Plant & Garden Nursery (in St. Davids).

Find out how to plan Begelly trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Harlech to Begelly takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cardiff.

Things to do in Begelly

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Davids, Rhossili Bay, Carew Castle & Tidal Mill, Pembroke Castle, The Original Tin Shed Experience (The History Shed Experience C.I.C.)
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Pembroke Castle ©
Pembroke Castle
St. Davids Cathedral ©
St. Davids Cathedral

4
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at St Fagans National Museum of History and National Museum Cardiff. Cardiff Castle and Caerphilly Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Cardiff, make a side trip to see Big Pit National Coal Museum in Blaenavon, approximately Blaenavon away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Cardiff Bay Wales, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Llandaff Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at National Assembly for Wales, and see where the action happens at Principality Stadium.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cardiff trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Begelly to Cardiff in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cardiff are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Beaumaris.

Things to do in Cardiff

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Caerphilly Castle
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
St Fagans National Museum of History ©
St Fagans National Museum of History
Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Cardiff Castle ©
Cardiff Castle

2
nights
Beaumaris, Anglesey

Beaumaris ©
Beaumaris is a former royal borough, a community, and the former county town of Anglesey, Wales. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Beaumaris Castle and Caernarfon Castle. Your inner history buff will appreciate Penrhyn Castle (National Trust) and South Stack Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to National Slate Museum in Llanberis (about 30 minutes away). There's more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Snowdon and admire the natural beauty at National Trust - Plas Newydd Country House and Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Beaumaris trip builder app.

Getting from Cardiff to Beaumaris by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daytime highs in Beaumaris are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Beaumaris

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Penrhyn Castle (National Trust), Snowdon, National Slate Museum, Caernarfon Castle, South Stack Lighthouse
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Beaumaris Castle ©
Beaumaris Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Caernarfon Castle
Snowdon ©
Snowdon

Similar Plans

18 days in Wales BY A USER FROM INDIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Wales BY A USER FROM INDIA November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: November, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Wales BY A USER FROM INDIA September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Wales BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Wales BY A USER FROM SWEDEN August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Wales BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Wales BY A USER FROM SWEDEN August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, teens, kids, relaxing, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids, relaxing Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 5 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in United Kingdom & Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular sights Preferences: January Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 28 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Wales BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights Preferences: December, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans