Situated along the A5 on the banks of the River Dee, the picturesque town of Llangollen lies in the heart of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal world heritage site. Overlooked by the beautiful remains of Castell Dinas Bran, and hosting not just the Llangollen canal, but also the rumbling River Dee, a favourite spot for enthusiastic canoeists and kayakers.
Enjoy a relaxing stroll along the riverside walk, where you can hear the nostalgic sounds of the Llangollen Steam Railway drifting over the river. If you’re visiting in the summer, the riverside walk is the perfect place for a picnic. Wander up to Llangollen wharf to see the horse-drawn canal boats in action, it’s something not to be missed.
Llangollen has shops, restaurants and cafes to cater for all tastes, as well as a good selection of hotels, B&Bs, guesthouses and campsites. So whether you’re a walker, a young family, a foodie or just simply after a relaxing day out, Llangollen is a must during your visit.
Nearest car park + postcode: Llangollen carparks:
The Royal International Pavilion, Llangollen – Pay & Display -LL20 8SW
Market Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8PS
East Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8RB
Mill Street Car Park, Llangollen – Pay & Display – LL20 8RQ
Nearest rail station: Chirk or Ruabon
Nearest town: Llangollen
Llangollen Tourist Information Centre, Y Capel, Castle St, Llangollen LL20 8NU