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Friday, April 26, 2019

Programme of outdoor events unveiled

* A number of the events will be held at Plas Newydd.

The Clwydian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is promoting a series of events and activities in the area over the next month or so. They are:

Thursday May 2: 10am-1pm

Community Miles Route Sun Bank.

Meet outside the Tourist Information Centre in Castle Street, Llangollen for a guided walk of 4.5 miles around the countryside of Llangollen visiting Castell Dinas Bran.

May 4-6:

Llangollen Walking Festival, all within the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tuesday May 7:

Go Wild in the Dell. Curious Creatures. At Plas Newydd. Re-wild you child by taking part in nature-based activities. All you need is outdoor  clothing and wellies. Parents stay and play.

Wednesday May 8:

Bwlch y Groes short walk.

Meet in the westbound layby at Glyndyfrdwy LL21 9HN.
Discover efforts to conserve the declining curlew population.

Sunday May 12:

Guided walk Valle Crucis Abbey and the Pillar of Eliseg.
Meet ast Llantysilio Green car park.

Join the Friends of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB to explore the abbey and 9th century pillar taking in part of the World Heritage Site and industry that linked the canal.

Thursday May 16: 7.30-10pm

Evening walk to Biddulph Tower.

Meet in the Market Street car park in Llangollen.
Join a leisurely four-mile evening stroll to enjoy the setting sun, the calls of the curlew and far-reaching views of the Dee Valley from the ruins of Biddulph Tower. Booking required.


Summer Trail at Plas Newydd.

Learn about the typical year for the Ladies of Llangollen by finding clues and answering questions, Prize of completion. Cost is £2.50 each.

Nature Week Tuesday June 4: 4-5.30pm

Go Wild in the Dell. Tremendous Trees at Plas Newydd.

Re-wild your child with nature-based activities. All you need is outdoor clothing and wellies. Parents play and stay.

* For bookable events, go to: and search: Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB. To contact Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB, call 01824 712757.

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