Llangollen is well known for its surrounding hills and the River Dee, it has something for every visitor. It is a small town with many independent shops and interesting places to visit. You can take a stroll along the Victoria Promenade, picnic in the Riverside Park or watch the river tumble down beneath the bridge. For the more energetic there is a whole range of outdoor activities. If you just want to relax, let the train take the strain and ride on the steam railway or experience peace and tranquility, gliding along the canal on a horse-drawn boat. Llangollen is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site along eleven miles of canal from Gledrid to the Horseshoe Falls via the spectacular Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Llangollen has a reputation for welcoming people, the locals are proud of their town and delighted to share it with visitors.
A small town of some 3000 people Llangollen is steeped in myth and legend. In many ways it is best known for hosting the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod every July which brings in some 120,000 visitors and turns the town into a vibrant international stage.
The famous Dee Bridge, was built by Bishop Trevor of Trevor Hall in I345. There are also many interesting walks in the town. The canal from the town to the Chain Bridge Hotel and Horseshoe Falls is a good example.