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Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

Local history claims that the first castle at Gwrych was built by the Normans in the 12th century....

Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion Village

Portmeirion Village and Gardens on the shores of Snowdonia makes a magical day out for all the...

Bodelwyddan Castle

Bodelwyddan Castle

Family fun - collections from 3 national museums, exhibitions, events, extensive grounds,...

Ruthin Gaol

Ruthin Gaol

Explore Ruthin Gaol - one of North Wales' most fascinating buildings. From 1654 to 1916 thousands...

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  1. Ruthin Craft Centre

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    Craft Workshop

    Ruthin

    Ruthin Craft Centre, The Centre for the Applied Arts. Three galleries, six artist studios, retail gallery, education and residency workshops, tourist information gateway and caf� with courtyard terrace.

  2. Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust

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    Castle / Fort

    Abergele

    Local history claims that the first castle at Gwrych was built by the Normans in the 12th century. It was seized by the Welsh prince Rhys ap Gruffydd (the Lord Rhys) of Deheubarth in about 1170 who then rebuilt the timber castle in stone. This...

  3. Centre For Alternative Technology

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    Enviromental Attraction

    Machynlleth, Machynlleth

    This eco-centre features hands-on displays and working examples of sustainable living, alternative technologies and organic growing. A ride on a water-balanced cliff railway kicks off an inspiring day out. Special activities during holidays

  4. The Slate Caverns

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    Mine

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Buried deep under the mountains of Snowdonia lies an extraordinary story: it’s a rock revolution that shaped the look and feel of the world as we know it. A way of life which built communities and defined generations of families in North Wales....

  5. Corris Steam Railway & Museum

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    Steam Railway

    Machynlleth

    In the Heart of the Land of the Little Trains, The Corris Railway is a narrow gauge (2 foot 3 inch) railway whose origins date back to the 1850's.

  6. Black Country Metal Works

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    Craft Workshop

    Oswestry

    Our showroom is a labyrinth of beautiful metal work, the largest and most varied range throughout the UK, with a wide range of products on display.

  7. Conwy Valley Railway Museum

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    Museum

    Betws-y-Coed

    Enjoyment for all the family and entertainment for all ages.

  8. Portmadog Maritime Museum

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    Museum

    Porthmadog

    Porthmadog lies on the northern shores of Cardigan Bay on the west coast of the United Kingdom. It has a long maritime history going back to the days when the district was remote and transport was easier by sea.

    The museum, situated in the last...

  9. Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre

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    Nature Reserve

    Conwy

    Pensychnant House & Estate is managed as a nature reserve and conservation centre: 120 acres of heaths & woods, spring birds, rare moths, guided walks, talks and other events. Wildlife art exhibiton by Philip Snow, Betty Mills plus others.

  10. National Slate Museum Llanberis

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    Museum

    Llanberis

    A living working museum housed in the Industrial Victorian Workshops that once serviced and maintained the enormous Dinorwic slate quarry.

  11. Gladstone's Library

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Deeside

    Gladstone's Library is more than just a library. It offers overnight accommodation, conference rooms, Food for Thought cafe and is the national memorial to William Ewart Gladstone, the library's founder.

  12. Portmeirion Village

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    Garden

    Penrhyndeudraeth, Portmeirion

    Portmeirion Village and Gardens on the shores of Snowdonia makes a magical day out for all the family. Shops, cafes, beaches and woodland walks.

  13. Mary Jones World

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    Museum

    Gwynedd, Bala

    Mary Jones World is a new state of the art visitor and education centre that tells the story of Mary Jones and Thomas Charles, and the impact of world's best-selling book � on Wales and the world!

  14. Corris Craft Centre

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    Craft Centre

    Machynlleth

    Home to 9 Craft Studios, the resident designer-makers and many opportunities for hands-on and fun activities. Make a day of it and enjoy the visitor attractions which also start from the Craft Centre: King Arthur's Labyrinth, Corris Mine Explorers...

  15. Nant Mill Visitor Centre

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Wrexham

    The Nant Mill Visitor Centre nestles in beautiful ancient woodland alongside the River Clywedog and offers a fascinating insight into the life of the Clywedog Valley, with a variety of displays.

  16. Wrexham County Borough Museum

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    Museum

    Wrexham, Wrexham

    Inside one of Wrexham's landmark buildings, Wrexham County Borough Museum is the starting point for discovering the eventful history of this region on the English-Welsh border.

  17. Trefriw Woollen Mills

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    Craft Centre

    Trefriw

    See the weaving and hydro-electric turbine at our mill museum where we manufacture Welsh tapestry bedspreads, tweeds and travelling rugs from the raw wool. Run by the same family since 1859.

  18. Bodelwyddan Castle

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    Museum

    Rhyl

    Family fun - collections from 3 national museums, exhibitions, events, extensive grounds, interactive exhibits, Victorian toys and games room, house quiz and free audio guide.