The Vale of Clwyd, where Offas’ Dyke Path runs along the Clwydian Range, this range of high rolling hills, gives breathtaking views of the Vale, Snowdonia, Anglesey and the coast on a clear day. Historic market towns such as Denbigh, Ruthin and St. Asaph together with small villages are all sheltered between Mynydd Hiraethog and the rolling hills of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Within an hours drive you can enjoy a variation of landscapes…. fertile valleys, rolling hills, moorland, the rugged mountains of Snowdonia, sand and sea of North Wales, the Lleyn peninsular and the City of Chester. At the mouth of the valley is the bustling resort of Rhyl and Prestatyn with the Sun Centre and the Sea Life Centre. Bodelwyddan Castle dates from victorian times but there are also the 12th Century castles of Denbigh, Rhuddlan and Conwy nearby. For the outdoor enthusiast and active traveller why not explore the Clwydian Range by cycle, horseback, or walking where you will find Iron Age hill forts such as Penycloddau and Moel Arthur. Call at Loggerheads Country Park central information point for the A.O.N.B. another choice is Llyn Brenig on the Denbigh Moors the largest resevoir supplying water in Wales, the centre here is famous for its fly fishing resources, and also offers various water activities, there are Bronze Age remains around Llyn Brenig. Short drive away are Bodnant Gardens, Conwy and the resort of Llandudno. Sit on the quay side at Conwy visit the famous castle or the smallest house. Plas Mawr is well worth a visit, afterwards you could drive up the beautiful Vale of Conwy to the market town of Llanrwst, Betws y Coed and visit the Trefriw woollen Mill to buy those special woolly gifts. Chester… walk the city walls, take a boat ride on the river or jump on one of the city tour buses. You can get off and on as you wish. There are numerous antique shops for the keen collecter. Chester Zoo is well worth a visit. For the bargain hunter visit Tweedmill factory outlet 2 miles down the road, or Cheshire Oaks outlet which is only a short drive away. We have Afonwen Antique and Craft Centre 5 mins.down the road also the Craft Centre at Ruthin. National Trust properties in the area you are spoilt for choice Erddig near Wrexham will take a day to see. Bodnant Gardens, Penrhyn Castle are world famous. Snowdonia is easily reached within an hour you can go up Snowdon on foot or by train, visit the Electric Mountain in Llanberis. Anglesey is not too far away a nice day out you can drive there along the coast and enjoy the sea views and return through Snowdonia and the Denbigh Moors. Llangollen where the International Eisteddfod is held anually or enjoy a ride on the horse drawn canal boat relax and enjoy the views. The narrow gauge railway is popular with the children and at Christmas Father Christmas comes along too.