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Discover Denbighshire - North Wales

Posted by admin on April 25, 2017

 

 

Discover Denbighshire

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Being located on in the Country of Denbighshire in North Wales I wanted to focus on some of the things that there are to do in the area.  With two bank holidays on the horizon we’ll all be looking for something to fill our free time.

 

Llandegla Forest

Llandegla Forest, is one of the best places for mountain biking in the UK, with trails suitable for beginners, families and those who want to be challenged! Routes include beginners, intermediate, red and black runs. Walking routes are also available through the Forest. One Planet Adventure run an award winning cafe and bike shop on site, where you can hire a bike or buy absolutely anything you might need from a tube or even a bike. http://www.coedllandegla.com/

 

Llyn Brenig

Take a walk, go on your bike or enjoy an archeological walk, and just have an enjoyable day out in this fantastic landscape You can relax over Coffee, lunch or tea in the Lakeside Cafe whilst enjoying panoramic views over the reservoir. http://www.llyn-brenig.co.uk/

 

Aqueduct Trips

Starting from  Llangollen wharf take a horse drawn boat trip or embark on a motorised aqueduct cruise which takes you across the famous Pontcysyllte Aqueduct built by Thomas Telford. Browse in the gift shop or enjoy a cup of coffee and home made cake.www.horsedrawnboats.co.uk

 

Castles

Denbighshire is home to some spectacular ancient castles built as fortifications during the long years of land disputes. Among them you can find

Dinas Bran - The ruins of this enigmatic stronghold loom high on a hilltop outside of Llangollen and date back to the Iron Age. Prepare for a walk!

Denbigh Castle - Along with over half a mile of town walls, this fortress is of classic Edwardian proportions. Its triple towered gatehouse is striking.

Rhuddlan Castle - This concentric castle was built with seaborne access to supply the soldiers defending this fiercely contested strategic location.  cadw.wales.gov.uk 

 

The Clwydian Range

The Clwydian Range is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty located between the Vale of Clwyd and the Dee Estuary in North Wales. Boasting treasured beauty spots such as the Horseshoe Pass, Loggerheads Country Park and Moel Famau, this is an excellent place for all sorts of outdoor activities, from exhilarating sports to painting and photography. www.clwydianrangeaonb.org.uk/

 

Our information has been taken from the Discover Denbighshire website where there is a lot more to discover. www.discoverdenbighshire.co.uk

 

Enjoy your bank holiday in our beautiful part of North Wales