BRIEF ENCOUNTER AT CORWEN - CROSSROADS OF N.WALESTour ID: 60
Stop for a while in Corwen, like many travellers throughout the centuries, to discover the rich history of this picturesque town. Known as the crossroads of North Wales, Corwen was a resting place for cattle drovers from further west, as well as an important stage-coach stop on Thomas Telford’s notable masterpiece, the improved A5 road.
• See the striking statue of Welsh hero, Owain Glyndŵr, and discover what led to last Welsh uprising in 1400.
• Find out about the ghost seen in the Owain Glyndŵr Hotel, and the building’s connection with the Eisteddfod.
• Visit the church to explore the 6th century churchyard and discover many interesting features including a fascinating epitaph for a train driver and a ancient preaching cross,
• Stroll along the road to see imposing Corwen Manor, built as a Workhouse for 150 paupers.
Minimum number of 15 people required for this tour at £3.00pp
Smaller groups can be catered for – please ask for price
Tour can be combined with coach/train tour for groups