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LLANGOLLEN

A small town of some 3000 people and surrounded by beautiful hills and the River Dee. In many ways it is best known for hosting the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod every July which brings in some 120,000 visitors and turns the town into a vibrant international stage. The remains of Castell Dinas Bran (Crow Castle) can be seen high on an isolated hill above Llangollen and reached by a steep climb. From the top the views of Llangollen and the Dee Valley are stunning. This was said to be the possible burial site of the Holy Grail of the Arthurian legends, Llangollen is a great place to live, a great place to work, a great place to visit and was awarded Cittaslow status in 2013. This small town is a haven for shoppers looking for interesting and unusual gifts. There are also many interesting walks in the town and numerous festivals and events throughout the year. We have a reputation for welcoming people, whether for a day or two or longer and we are proud of our town and delighted to share it with our visitors. We look forward to meeting you!

THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO VISIT

Video made by students from Biberach 2017

lle mae Cymru yn croesawu’r Byd- where Wales welcomes the World





CHESTER

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Chester is a city in northwest England, founded as a Roman fortress in the 1st century A.D. It's known for its extensive Roman walls made of local red sandstone.

WREXHAM

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Wrexham is the largest town in the north of Wales and an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre. Wrexham is situated between the Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley alongside the border with England.

OSWESTRY

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Oswestry is a market town and civil parish in Shropshire, England, close to the Welsh border. It is at the junction of the A5, A483 and A495 roads. It is one of the UK's oldest border settlements