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Tower Restaurant

Fly fishing at Lake Vyrnwy started in 1818 after the lake was flooded and stocked with 40,000 loch leven brown trout. This reservoir is the world’s second oldest manmade trout fishery.

In or near Lake Vyrnwy (19 miles, 31 km)

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Artisans Cycle Hire

Why not hire one of our bikes when you visit Lake Vyrnwy? Take a pleasant ride around the lake and experience some of the most beautiful scenery in Mid Wales.

In or near Lake Vyrnwy (19 miles, 31 km)

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RSPB Lake Vyrnwy

The RSPB welcomes you to our shop by the dam, with its wide range of gifts and books, from where you can access nature trails and information about the surrounding countryside.

In or near Lake Vyrnwy (19 miles, 31 km)

Visit Wales VAQAS

 
Rafting the Graveyard rapid on the Afon Tryweryn

The National White Water Centre has over 30 years of experience in providing white water rafting at the best summer white water facility in the UK.

In or near Bala (20 miles, 32 km)

Adventure Activities Licensing AuthorityWelsh Canoeing AssociationTripAdvisor Certificate of ExcellenceVisit Wales Activity Tourism Accreditation

 
Clwydian Range Centre

This is an ideal place to gather information about the Clwydian Range and buy your countryside essentials. From maps to Nordic Poles and wildlife ID sheets. Open everyday exc Xmas eve/day. Cafe open 10am-5pm 7 days a week Grid Ref:SJ000628

In or near Mold (11 miles, 18 km)

 
Mary Jones World

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!

In or near Bala (19 miles, 30 km)

Visit Wales VAQAS

 
Haimwood Shooting Ground

Haimwood Shooting Ground is situated at the centre of a triangle formed by the market towns of Shrewsbury, Welshpool and Oswestry in the unspoilt Welsh countryside.

In or near Llanymynech (19 miles, 30 km)

 
Llyn Brenig Lake

Llyn Brenig Visitor Centre is the starting point for a visit to Llyn Brenig - whether you intend to walk or cycle one of the waymarked trails, go fishing, or picnic on the lakeside.

In or near Corwen (16 miles, 25 km)

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Llanymynech Rocks

Straddling the border between England and Wales, the reserve lies at the southern end of the carboniferous limestone outcrop that stretches from Anglesey and the Great Orme at Llandudno.

In or near Llanymynech (15 miles, 24 km)

 
Coed Pendugwm

Majestic sessile oaks have nurtured this quiet corner of Wales for over 400 years providing leafy cover for plants and animals and creating a 'wild wood'.

In or near Welshpool (20 miles, 32 km)

 
Alyn Waters Country Park

Alyn Waters is the largest Country Park in the Wrexham area & has waymarked woodland, grassland & riverside trails within the beautiful Alyn Valley.

 
Ty Mawr Country Park

Ty Mawr Country Park lies on the banks of the River Dee in the beautiful Vale of Llangollen, part of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area out Outstanding Natural Beauty

 
Chirk Castle

Completed in 1310 in a commanding position in the Welsh Marches and in continuous habitation ever since, the castle's austere exterior contrasts with the elegant state rooms within.

In or near Chirk (6 miles, 9 km)

Visit Wales VAQASNational Trust

 
basingwerk Abbey

Substantial remains of Cistercian abbey, originally founded as a house of the order of Savigny in 1131, and remodelled in the thirteenth century and later.

In or near Holywell (20 miles, 32 km)

Cadw Welsh Government

 
Ruthin Gaol

People can spend time exploring its nooks and crannies and learn about life in the Victorian prison system. See how the prisoners lived their daily lives: what they ate, how they worked, and the punishments they suffered.

In or near Ruthin (10 miles, 16 km)

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Ewloe Castle

Ewloe Castle is a mid 13th century stone keep and courtyard fortress with a characteristic D-shaped tower, probably built by Prince Llywelyn ap Gruffudd ('the Last') around 1257.

In or near Deeside (15 miles, 24 km)

Cadw Welsh Government

 
Rug Chapel

Walk through the beautiful garden of herbs, roses and lavender towards simple stone Rug Chapel with its little arched doorway – and prepare to be amazed.

In or near Corwen (8 miles, 13 km)

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Flint Castle

Begun in 1277, one of the first castles to be built in Wales by King Edward I. Its most impressive feature is a solitary round tower, isolated from the rest of the inner ward. It features in Shakespeare's Richard II.

In or near Flint (18 miles, 29 km)

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