Road Trips in Wales

Your Guide to a Round Wales Road Odyssey

Wales has one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world - it’s famous for its breathtaking scenery, castles, lakes, hills, mountains and coasts, which all have fantastic road access and coverage. If only there was a way to see it all…

Wales also has some brilliant scenic drives, if you’re without wheels - look into Cars for Sale North Wales.

Starting in Wales’ bustling capital, this cross-country adventure will take you from the southern cities concrete jungle, through the mountainous wilderness of the Snowdonia Mountain Ranges, up to the Northern Coastal town of Llandudno – across the Lleyn Peninsula to Abersoch and down the south coast to Aberaeron. You can take as much time on this as you like, whether you’d like to do spend a day on each leg or take it down to a day or two weekend road trip. Alternatively, you can just do a short section of this awesome odyssey.

Cardiff Bay to Dolgellau

Say goodbye to the great Capital city that you know and love and set course for Mid Wales, you’ll be greeted by miles and miles of green hills and woodland glades as they glide past your car.

Dolgellau is in the shadow of the great mountain of Cader Idris, the fabled chair of the giant.

Dolgellau to Llanberis

This leg of the journey will take you through the central plains of the Snowdonia national park, there’s plenty of gorgeous spots to spot along the way. Be sure to take your camera or get some drone footage if you can. This is a good chance to visit Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) the highest mountain in all the UK.

Llanberis to Llandudno

It’s the day we wave goodbye to these majestic mountains, and hello to the shimmering oceans of the North Wales coastline.

Llandudno to Holyhead

Crossing the Menai strait onto the Isle of Anglesey, a gorgeous temperate wonderland which is a little flatter than the mountains you can typically see in the background of North Wales scenery.

Holyhead to Abersoch

Say Hywl Fawr to the port town of Holyhead and the scenic isle of Anglesey and embark on a journey to the Llyn Peninsula’s fingertip.

Abersoch to Aberaearon

Journey along the Westerly coast of this great country and be treated to miles upon miles of breath-taking coastline.

Aberaeron to Swansea.

It’s the final leg of the journey, and it takes us from Aberearon southward to Wales’ other big city. Take in the sights of Swansea. Afterwards you can head east back to Cardiff, full circle.

It’s the perfect time to look into Cars for Sale North Wales, as you will be able to enjoy this awesome route around this magnificent nation.