Corwen is often called the 'Crossroads of North Wales', a testament to its history as a major stopping place on the old drove roads used by cattle drivers, and on the main stagecoach route between Holyhead and London. The town is set in a lovely location between the Berwyn hills and the River Dee. A5,
This pretty town on the River Dee has been drawing visitors for centuries, and it is easy to see why. The location is fabulous, set beside the river, with tall hills on both sides of the valley. To the north, the dramatic outline of Castle Dinas Bran, the 'Castle of the Crows', stands sentinel, while just up the valley stand the pretty ruins of Valle Crucis Abbey. Llangollen,
Ruthin is one of the most fascinating and historic towns in the north of Wales, a place where time seems to have, if not stood still, at least lingered lovingly. The old centre of the town is full of historic buildings, many dating to the medieval period.