6 Days in Wales

Discover all that Wales has to offer in this 6-day trip! Spend time in Cardiff and explore beautiful sites like Brecon Breacons National Park and the Hafod Estate. Below is a sample itinerary of the cities and sites to take in during your time in Wales. Old Sod Travel can customize this itinerary based on your own travel needs and desires.

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Day 1 - Journey to Wales

Welcome to Wales! Upon arrival, meet your private driver and head to New Country House Hotel in Cardiff to check in. While out and about, consider visiting Cardiff Castle, the Museum of Welsh Life, and the National Museum Cardiff.

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Day 2 - Tregaron

After breakfast, head north from Cardiff. Travel through the coal mining valleys, passing through Brecon Breacons National Park. Other suggestions for today include the Dolacothi Gold Mine or the remote Llyn Brianne Reservoir. Continue along ancient drovers' routes to the little-known county of Ceredigion. Stay overnight at Y Talbot Tregaron.

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Day 3 - Tregaron

Continue touring with your driver today and enjoy the wild tranquility of Mid Wales. Consider a trip on the Vale of Rheidol Railway. Sightseeing suggestions for today include Devils Bridge Waterfalls, Strata Florida Abbey, the Silver Mountain Experience, the Elan Valley Reservoirs, or the magical Hafod Estate, inspiration for The Secret Garden.

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Day 4 - Llandudno

Today, take in the dramatic scenery of Southern Snowdonia, with its secluded valleys and rocky mountains. Visit the ruins of Castell Y Bere, constructed by Llywelyn the Great in the 1220s, and Mary Jones' cottage at Llanfihangel-y-pennant. Continue up 'Bomber Lane' which climbs high above the Dysynni Valley and continues over the western flank of Cadair Idris, with views from 1300 feet high above the Mawddach estuary. Stay overnight in the seaside town of Llandudno.

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Day 5 - Llandudno

Continue touring through Snowdonia, then ancient Anglesey! From its rugged coastline to its Neolithic burial chambers and hut circles, Anglesey is full of ancient wonder. Return to your hotel for you final night in Wales.

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Day 6 - Travel Home

Today ends your journey in Wales. Board a train from Llandudno Junction to London Euston to make your flight. Safe Travels!

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