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Attractions (12)

VICTORIA PROMENADE & CHILDREN’S PARK

The Victoria Promenade is a delightful walk bordering the River Dee. It was opened in 1897 to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria and…

BERWYN MOUNTAINS

The Berwyn Mountains stretch all the way from Llangollen in the east, along the Dee Valley, to Bala in the west. The highest peak is…

LLANGOLLEN MOTOR MUSEUM

Llangollen Motor Car and Motor Cycle Museum houses a nostalgic collection of cars and bikes dating from 1912 to 1975, plus ephemera associated with the…

PLAS NEWYDD & THE LADIES OF LLANGOLLEN

Plas Newydd (originally Pen-y-Maes) was home to the Ladies of Llangollen and their friend and housekeeper, Mary Carryl. In 1768, the two young women from…

ST COLLEN’S CHURCH

ST COLLEN’S CHURCH is dedicated to an Irish-Welsh monk, Collen, who is reputed to have arrived in Llangollen by coracle in the 7th century. The…

ROYAL INTERNATIONAL PAVILION

The ROYAL INTERNATIONAL PAVILION is a quality venue for all kinds of events, including the International Musical Eisteddfod in July and the Food Festival in…

CASTELL DINAS BRÂN

Castell Dinas Brân is a medieval castle located within the earthworks of an earlier Iron Age hillfort and was probably built in the 1260s by…

DRAGON'S DEN PLAY AREA

Dragon's Den indoor children's play area is within Maxines bookshop and café, Castle Street LL20 8NY. www.cafeandbooks.co.uk

LLANGOLLEN MUSEUM

Llangollen Museum in Parade Street is housed in an unusual mid-20th century, circular building, reminiscent of a castle tower. Run mainly by volunteer staff, it…

VALLE CRUCIS ABBEY & ELISEG’S PILLAR

The abbey of Valle Crucis (Abaty Glyn Egwestyl or Abaty Glyn y Groes in Welsh) lies to the north of Llangollen and was founded by…

HORSE DRAWN BOAT TRIPS

Horse-drawn boat trips go from the canal wharf towards the Horseshoe Falls, which were built by Thomas Telford c. 1808 to feed water into the…

HERITAGE RAILWAY

A victim of Dr Beeching, who closed many railway lines in Britain in the 1960s, the old main line closed to passenger traffic in 1965…