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Corwen, Denbighshire

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Corwen, Denbighshire
Corwen, Clwyd, Wales
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Corwen is a delightful small town on the River Dee, in some of the most beautiful countryside in north Wales. above the town is Caer Drewyn, an impressive hill fort. This view looks across Corwen High Street to the medieval parish church.

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