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Nantclwyd y Dre

Nantclwyd y Dre

Wales' oldest timbered town house, recently restored to reflect 7 periods of its history and…

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

Caer Drewyn Hillfort

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

Ruthin Gaol

Ruthin Gaol

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

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.…

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  1. Add King Arthur's Labyrinth to your Itinerary

    King Arthur's Labyrinth

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Machynlleth

    Sail through the magical veil of an underground waterfall into a mythical world filled with dragons, giants, fierce battles and the legendary leader of the ancient Britons King Arthur. Welsh legends unfold as you explore the vast underground caverns…

  2. Yr Ysgwrn

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Blaenau Ffestiniog

    Yr Ysgwrn can mean different things for different people. Previous visitors have been inspired to visit Hedd Wyn’s home for various reasons, be it to see the Bardic Chairs, learn about sustainable farming or simply to experience what life would be…

  3. Add Great Orme Copper Mines to your Itinerary

    Great Orme Copper Mines

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    Mine

    Llandudno

    Uncovered in 1987 during a scheme to landscape an area of the the Great Orme, the copper mines discovered below the ground represent one of the most astounding archaeological discoveries of recent time.

  4. Add Nantclwyd y Dre to your Itinerary

    Nantclwyd y Dre

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    Historic Site

    Ruthin

    Wales' oldest timbered town house, recently restored to reflect 7 periods of its history and development. Visitors can walk back in time from the 1940's to 1435.

  5. Add Caer Drewyn Hillfort to your Itinerary

    Caer Drewyn Hillfort

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    Castle / Fort

    CORWEN

    Situated on the spur of a hill between Llangollen and Corwen is the Caer Drewyn Hillfort, a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is protected as being an important archaeological site in Wales.The fort dates back to around 600BC. It is believed that…

  6. Add Mary Jones World to your Itinerary

    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!

  7. 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

  8. Add Ruthin Gaol to your Itinerary

    Ruthin Gaol

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    Historic Site

    Ruthin

    Explore Ruthin Gaol - one of North Wales' most fascinating buildings. From 1654 to 1916 thousands of prisoners - men, women and children, innocent and guilty passed through its gates. Now it's your turn!

  9. Add Black Country Metal Works to your Itinerary

    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.

  10. Add Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust to your Itinerary

    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…

  11. 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.

  12. Add Inigo Jones Slate Works to your Itinerary

    Inigo Jones Slate Works

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    Y Groeslon, Caernarfon

    Self-guided tour includes video presentation, audio commentary on walkman, as well as geological, historical calligraphy and lettercutting exhibitions.

  13. Add Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre to your Itinerary

    Afonwen Craft & Antique Centre

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    Craft Centre

    Mold, Caerwys

    Largest craft and antique centre in North Wales. Located at the foot of the Clwydian Ranges we are 5 minutes from the A55 @ jnt 31. See a visiting crafts person at work. We have an amazing collection of antiques, vintage & modern furniture & home…

  14. Add Penmon Point Beach to your Itinerary

    Penmon Point Beach

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    Lighthouse

    Beaumaris

    On the outskirts of Beaumaris town is Penmon Point, a dog friendly beach with a small café. Here you will find fantastic views of Puffin Island, The Great Orme and Snowdon. Car park is available next to the café.

  15. Add Trefriw Woollen Mills to your Itinerary

    Trefriw Woollen Mills

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    Craft Centre

    Trefriw

    We manufacture traditional Welsh bedspreads, tweeds and travelling rugs. See the weaving and water powered turbine (Monday – Friday except Bank Holidays, mid February – mid December). Shop open all year Monday – Saturday (plus Sundays from Spring…

  16. 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…

  17. Add The Home Front Museum to your Itinerary

    The Home Front Museum

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    Museum

    Conwy, Llandudno

    Experience the Sights and Sounds of Civilian Life during the Second World War at this Unique Indoor Attraction. Take a trip down 'memory lane' and enjoy the nostalgia from 1940s Britain.

  18. Roman Baths

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    Heritage / Visitor Centre

    PRESTATYN

    The Roman Baths at Prestatyn were discovered in 1934 by Mr F. Gilbert Smith a local architect and amateur archaeologist. It is believed the bath house was associated with the Roman fort to the north. The bath house is hidden with a housing estate,…