8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

8 days in United Kingdom Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United Kingdom trip planner
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Conwy
— 1 night
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Dolgellau
— 2 nights
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Brecon Beacons National Park
— 1 night
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Cardiff
— 3 nights
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Pinner
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Conwy — 1 night

Conwy is a walled market town and community in Conwy County Borough on the north coast of Wales. On the 22nd (Sun), admire the sheer force of Swallow Falls and then get to know the resident critters at Welsh Mountain Zoo. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Caernarfon Castle, surround yourself with nature on Seacoast Safaris, and then explore the historical opulence of Conwy Castle.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Conwy tour itinerary planning tool.

Linton to Conwy is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Linton in August, plan for little chillier days in Conwy, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Dolgellau.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
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Dolgellau — 2 nights

Dolgellau is a market town in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, lying on the River Wnion, a tributary of the River Mawddach. On the 24th (Tue), trek along The Mawddach Trail and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Dragon Raiders Activity Park and then explore the historical opulence of Harlech Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dolgellau trip builder.

You can drive from Conwy to Dolgellau in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Brecon Beacons National Park.
Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks
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Brecon Beacons National Park — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the activities along Monmouthshire & Brecon Canal and then admire the sheer force of Sgwd yr Eira.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brecon Beacons National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Dolgellau to Brecon Beacons National Park takes 2.5 hours. In August in Brecon Beacons National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Cardiff.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Cardiff — 3 nights

The capital of Wales, Cardiff is a very green city indeed, boasting more green space per person than any other place in the country.
Explore Cardiff's surroundings by going to Longleat (in Warminster), Bath (Bath Abbey, The Roman Baths, &more) and Bristol (Brunel's SS Great Britain & Clifton Suspension Bridge). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Cardiff Castle, see the interesting displays at St Fagans National Museum of History, and take a leisurely stroll along Cardiff Bay Wales.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cardiff online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brecon Beacons National Park to Cardiff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Cardiff are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pinner.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
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Pinner

Pinner is an area of the London Borough of Harrow in northwest London, England. To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Pinner day trip planner.

Drive from Cardiff to Pinner in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cardiff in August: highs in Pinner hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 29th (Sun), you're off to home.
Nightlife · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.

Snowdonia National Park travel guide

4.3
Zipline · Mountains · Waterfalls
Unlike national parks in other countries, is made up of both public and private lands, serving as a permanent home to over 26,000 people. This is the largest national park in Wales, boasting the highest mountain in England and Wales. Dotted by numerous picturesque villages, the park is steeped in local history and culture. One of the wettest parts of the British Isles, the park shelters a diverse plant and animal life, with many areas protected by local and European conservation laws. The area includes over 2,300 km (1,500 mi) of public footpaths, with numerous secluded mountain walks that are relatively empty of hikers and offer peaceful views of the surrounding landscape.