Wales Historical Trip

Planning a 10-day campervan hire tour around Wales to visit historic places from the Wigan branch sounds like an exciting adventure! Here’s a suggested itinerary that covers some of the most notable historic sites in Wales whilst travelling in one of our VW California 4 berth campervans from the hire team In Wigan.

Day 1: Wigan to Conwy

  • Start your journey from Wigan and head towards Conwy.
  • Visit Conwy Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its medieval architecture and stunning views.
  • Explore Conwy town walls and enjoy a walk along the waterfront.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite near Conwy.

Day 2: Conwy to Anglesey

  • Drive to Anglesey and visit Beaumaris Castle, another UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Explore the picturesque town of Beaumaris and its historic streets.
  • Visit Plas Newydd House and Gardens, a historic mansion with beautiful grounds.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite on Anglesey.

Day 3: Anglesey to Snowdonia National Park

  • Drive in your hired campervan through Snowdonia National Park, stopping at historic sites such as Dolwyddelan Castle.
  • Enjoy scenic drives through the mountains and valleys. Its a bit more scenic than industrial Wigan.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite in Snowdonia.

Day 4: Snowdonia National Park

  • Spend the day exploring more of Snowdonia’s historic sites, such as Harlech Castle.
  • Take a steam train ride on the Ffestiniog Railway for a unique experience.
  • Overnight stay at the same campsite in Snowdonia.

Day 5: Snowdonia National Park to Brecon Beacons National Park

  • Drive south towards Brecon Beacons National Park.
  • Visit Tretower Court and Castle, a historic manor house with medieval origins.
  • Explore the scenic landscapes of the Brecon Beacons.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite in Brecon Beacons National Park.

Day 6: Brecon Beacons National Park

  • Spend the day hiking or exploring more historic sites in the Brecon Beacons, such as Carreg Cennen Castle.
  • Enjoy the natural beauty of the park.
  • Overnight stay at the same campsite in Brecon Beacons National Park.

Day 7: Brecon Beacons National Park to Cardiff

  • Drive to Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.
  • Visit Cardiff Castle and explore its rich history.
  • Explore the National Museum Cardiff to learn more about Welsh history and culture.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite near Cardiff.

Day 8: Cardiff to Swansea

  • Drive to Swansea and visit the Gower Peninsula, known for its beautiful coastline and historic sites.
  • Visit Oystermouth Castle and enjoy the views from its battlements.
  • Explore the charming village of Mumbles.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite near Swansea. Only a few more nights to go in your campervan hired form Wigan.

Day 9: Swansea to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

  • Drive to Pembrokeshire Coast National Park and explore historic sites such as Pembroke Castle.
  • Visit St. Davids, the smallest city in the UK, and explore its cathedral and ruins of St. Davids Bishop’s Palace.
  • Overnight stay at a campsite in Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

Day 10: Pembrokeshire Coast National Park to Wigan

  • Begin your journey back to Wigan in your hire campervan, stopping at any additional historic sites along the way.
  • Reflect on your adventure through Wales as you head home.

This itinerary offers a mix of historic sites, stunning landscapes, and cultural experiences, providing a comprehensive tour of Wales in 10 days. Adjustments can be made based on personal preferences and interests. Make sure to check campsite availability and any travel restrictions before embarking on your journey

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