Activities in Llangollen

Llangollen offers the world a magnificent experience from the legend of Arthur, the town has many myths and legends. Castell Dinas Bran (Crow Castle) towering 750 feet above the vale of Llangollen, has some breathtaking views.

Enjoy a ride on the scenic Llangollen Canal (1 minute walk from the Hotel) with horse draw boats, Llangollen Steam Railway winding its way through approximately 8 miles of unspoiled countryside.

Energetic patrons may wish to indulge in some Golf, the club is less than 1 mile from the Hotel (daily green fees are available). Canoeing, Rafting all within minutes of the Hotel or perhaps a walk due east alongside the canal beneath tree covered paths to the Pontcysylite Aqueduct (a packed lunch is recommended), enjoy a narrow boat cruise over Telford`s aqueduct towering a massive 127 feet above the River Dee.

Walk alongside the canal to the Motor Museum and Canal Exhibition or to the unspoiled Horshoe Pass 1,400 feet above sea level with panoramic views towards Worldsend, a haven for hill walkers. Valle Crucis Abbey "Valley of the Cross" and nearby the 9th century pillar of Eliseg may be seen on your return.

Plas Newydd from 1780 to 1829 home to the Ladies of Llangollen, set in well kept and tranquil gardens, this Gothic style house is well worth a visit.

The International Musical Eisteddfod is held in early July, this is a colourful display of music and dance, with competitors arriving in Llangollen from around the world. The week starts with a colourful and spectacular parade around the town, by the competitors who dress in their national costumes. The main competitions are held at the Royal International Pavilion, Abbey Road (within 300yds) of the Bridge End Hotel. Other events held in the pavilion are: Concerts, Shows, Festivals, Crafts, Antiques Fairs and a Cinema.

Explore the tranquility of scenic Llangollen by mountain bike, available for hire within a short distance of the Hotel or visit the History Museum to look back at 3,000 years of the Llangollen area.

Useful Telephone Numbers

Useful Telephone Numbers
Llangollen International Pavilion 01978 862000
Plas Newydd 01978 861314
Llangollen Canal 01978 860702
Golf Club 01978 860040
Llangollen Bike Hire 01978 861912
Llangollen Railway 01978 860583
JJ Canoeing & Rafting 01978 860763
Tourist Information Centre 01978 860828
Llangollen Motor Museum 01978 860324

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