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North Wales Tourist Information & Visitor Guide

recommended places to visit in North Wales


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  • historic buildings
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  • landscapes
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  • mountains
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  • architecture
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  • history
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  • walking
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  • wildlife

with the imposing Harlech Castle perched on a rock, the town crouches below. Surrounded by the Snowdonia National Park, this is a wonderful area for walking

LLangollen

Llangollen

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  • attractive town
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  • historic
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  • picturesque
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  • sightseeing
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  • street scenes
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  • art
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  • history
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  • local history
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  • walking

long been recognised as a scenic gem, popular since Victorian times. Walking and white water rafting are popular here, with two major arts festivals. The industrial heritage attracts railway and engineering enthusiasts

Portmeirion

Penrhyndeudraeth

  • attractive village
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  • historic
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  • picturesque
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  • coastline
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  • historic buildings
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  • architecture
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  • history
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  • TV

designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village and made famous by the sixties TV programme 'The Prisoner'

Ruthin

Ruthin

  • historic city
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  • touring centre
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  • picturesque
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  • historic buildings
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  • museums
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  • street scenes
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  • architecture
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  • history

pocket sized and full of history with a medieval castle boasting a ghost and coming right up to date with a thriving arts centre. Not forgetting the museum outlining the lives of the locals down the ages