Moel Famau

The top of Moel Famau, the highest hill (at a mere 555 m) in the Clwydian Range.


The Jubilee tower was built, but never finished, to celebrate the golden jubilee of George III in 1810.

The Devil’s Gorge in Loggerheads Country Park is probably the entrance to an old lead mine.



The ruins of Valle Crucis (Cistercian) abbey near Llangollen.

Dissolved in 1537, its eastern range was turned into a manor house in the late 16th C.

Carrog railway station on the Llangollen heritage railway.

Plas Newydd, Llangollen, is best known as the home of Eleanor Butler and Sarah Ponsonby, the Ladies of Llangollen.


(L) The house is covered, inside and out, with collected and donated wood carvings. (R) The library.

Pontcysyllte aqueduct


The extraordinary Pontcysyllte aqueduct of the Llangollen canal crosses the River Dee and is the highest navigable aqueduct (at 55 m) in the world.

Clwydian Range II