Castell Dinas Bran, Llangollen

Occupying a prominent hilltop site, high above the town of Llangollen, is the spectacular Castle of Dinas Brân.

Steam train in the Dee Valley, Llangollen

Llangollen Railway is a mainly steam-hauled heritage railway line. It starts at Llangollen Station, beside the Dee River Bridge in the centre of town, just a short walk from Llangollen Hostel.

Plas Newydd

Plas Newydd is a stone built house converted into a gothic ‘fantasy’ by its most famous inhabitants, The Ladies of Llangollen.

Founded in 1201 and the second richest Cistercian monastery after Tintern, this stunning abbey was dissolved by royal decree in 1537.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

The Llangollen Canal is one of the most beautiful and most popular canals in Britain and takes in the Thomas Telford's famous Aqueduct.

Attractions for Families in and Around Llangollen

The beautiful Vale of Llangollen and surrounding area offers a huge range of indoor and outdoor activities for families.

Llangollen International Eisteddfod

For a small town Llangollen plays host to a surprising number of festivals, many of them at the Royal International Pavilion including the International Eisteddfod.

Llangollen Motor Museum

Llangollen Motor Car and Motor Cycle Museum houses a nostalgic collection of cars and bikes dating from 1912 to 1975.