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Castell Dinas Bran

Castell Dinas Bran

Along the valley’s floor, the waters of the River Dee cut a wide arc around the base of Castell…

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

Situated on the spur of a hill between Llangollen and Corwen is the Caer Drewyn Hillfort, a…

Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle

Planning on visiting the amazing Chirk Castle?...If so, click here to get the latest information…

Marquess of Anglesey's Column

Marquess of Anglesey's Column

Another attraction in Llanfairpwll is the Marquess of Anglesey's Column, a Greek Doric Column…

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  1. Add Llechwedd to your Itinerary

    Llechwedd

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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.…

  2. Add Corris Mine Explorers to your Itinerary

    Corris Mine Explorers

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    Historic Site

    Machynlleth

    A rare opportunity to venture underground and into the virtually untouched and forgotten world of the Welsh slate miner.  This is Adventure, Fun, Discovery and History all rolled into one amazing trip.  Winner of the Best Activity / Experience in…

  3. Add Pont y Pair Bridge to your Itinerary

    Pont y Pair Bridge

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    Historic Site

    BETWS-Y-COED

    Pont y Pair Bridge was originally built around 1500, before Thomas Telford built the Conwy suspension bridge, the Pont y Pair Bridge became an important bridge, as people were diverted to cross the river Conwy here. The bridge is still a main…

  4. Add Gladstone's Library to your Itinerary

    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.

  5. Add St Dyfnog’s Holy well to your Itinerary

    St Dyfnog’s Holy well

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    Historic Site

    DENBIGH

    St Dyfnog’s Holy well is also nearby, though it is a very simple site today, the well was said to have been lined with marble in the 18th century, with statues arranged around the outside, and there were changing rooms for pilgrims so they could…

  6. Add St Cwyfan's Church to your Itinerary

    St Cwyfan's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    TY CROES

    On the outskirts of Holyhead is the most recognizable church on Anglesey, St Cwyfan’s Church - The Church in the Sea.  The 12th century medieval church is perched on a small island called Cribinau. Originally it stood on a peninsula between two…

  7. Anglo Welsh Waterway Holidays

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    Boat Trip

    Pontcysyllte, Llangollen

    The Anglo Welsh base at Trevor has day boats available for hire from just £99 per day for up to 10 passengers. Suitable for novices to the experienced hirer, the day boats have all the facilities you require for the perfect day out.

  8. Add National Slate Museum Llanberis to your Itinerary

    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.

  9. Add St Dyfnog Church to your Itinerary

    St Dyfnog Church

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    Church / Chapel

    DENBIGH

    On the outskirts of Ruthin is the famous St Dyfnog Church, Llanrhaeadr-yng-Nghinmeirch, a Grade I listed building dating from the 13th century.  St Dyfnog’s church is named after the 6th century saint who lived by a nearby waterfall.  The church is…

  10. Add Bodnant Welsh Food Centre to your Itinerary

    Bodnant Welsh Food Centre

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    Craft Centre

    Colwyn Bay

    Imagine a beautiful stone-built farm in the foothills of Snowdonia where you could buy and eat the very best Welsh food products- and even see it being carefully crafted by experts. The dream is now reality in the form of the Bodnant Welsh

  11. Add Pontcysyllte Aqueduct to your Itinerary

    Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

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    Industrial Archaeology

    LLANGOLLEN

    Designed and built by Thomas Telford and Williams Jessop, Pontcysyllte means 'the bridge that connects' and is 'the jewel in the crown' of our World Heritage Site, a magnet for those who want to experience one of the most remarkable achievements of…

  12. Add Llanddwyn Island to your Itinerary

    Llanddwyn Island

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    Lighthouse

    LLANFAIRPWLLGWYNGYLL

  13. Add St Peter's Square to your Itinerary

    St Peter's Square

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    Historic Site

    RUTHIN

    Perched on top of a hill, all roads into Ruthin seem to lead to St Peter’s Square in the centre. Visitors come here to admire the mix of architectural styles, the excellent specialist shops, and good eating places.St Peter’s Square has more listed…

  14. Add Rhyl Library, Museum and Arts Centre to your Itinerary

    Rhyl Library, Museum and Arts Centre

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    Museum

    Denbighshire, Rhyl

    Situated opposite the White Rose Shopping Centre Rhyl Library, Museum and Arts Centre displays a history of the town and its people.

  15. The Dee Bridge

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    Historic Site

    LLANGOLLEN

    The Dee licks the angled buttresses of Llangollen’s weighty Gothic bridge, which has spanned the River since fourteenth century. The bridge that stands today dates from the 16th century. The bridge was originally built for pack horses and has been…

  16. Add Pensychnant Nature Conservation Centre to your Itinerary

    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.

  17. Piggery Pottery

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    Craft Workshop

    Caernarfon

    Pottery studio & Arts and crafts centre for all ages ,We have an onsite Cafe serving snacks , ice creams and hot/cold drinks ,Picnic area and gift shop ,Open all year round

    Huge selection ,Prices vary from approx £3.50 - £25

  18. Add Plas Newydd to your Itinerary

    Plas Newydd

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    Museum

    Llangollen

    Plas Newydd was home to the Ladies of Llangollen from 1780 - 1829. The house retains the gothic features they introduced and is set in peaceful gardens surrounded by trees and includes the font from the nearby Valle Crucis Abbey.

  19. Add St Cybi's Church to your Itinerary

    St Cybi's Church

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    Church / Chapel

    HOLYHEAD

    One of its attractions is St Cybi's Church, a grade 1 listed church built between the 13th and 16th centuries within the walls of the ancient roman fort Caer Gybi. The church has an interesting history having be raided by Viking invaders in the…