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Local Attractions

Relaxing on the horse drawn boats along the Llangollen Canal is the perfect way to enjoy the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.

The Llangollen railway runs trains for seven and a half miles along the banks of the River Dee. Using steam and diesel locomotives, this very popular attraction operates most weekends throughout the year and on weekdays between June and October.

steam railway

The ruins of Dinas Bran Castle is perched high on a hill over-looking Llangollen. Originally the home of the founder of the abbey Madog, the breathtaking views from the castle are a must see for any visitor.

More stunning scenery can be seen along a number of mountain walks from Llangollen. The Dee Valley Way and The North Berwyn Way links llangollen with the neighbouring town of Cowen. The walks take in the beautiful scenery, wildlife and history of this stunning part of North Wales.

Whitewater Active is based a mile out of Llangollen and includes both local rafting and kayaking to offsite activities which are gorge walking, climbing & abseiling. and many more. Please see our Activities page