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BRIEF ENCOUNTER AT CORWEN - CROSSROADS OF N.WALES
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BRIEF ENCOUNTER AT CORWEN - CROSSROADS OF N.WALESTour ID: 60

TOUR DESCRIPTION

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

Contact Guide

TOUR DETAILS

Title:

BRIEF ENCOUNTER AT CORWEN - CROSSROADS OF N.WALES

Guide:

Heather Williams

Regions:

North Wales

Destinations:

North East Wales

Theme:

Cities, Towns & Villages

Type:

Walking - Urban

Cost:

£3.00 pp

Capacity:

25

Duration:

1 Hour

Language:

English



Available From: March 4, 2016 To: Oct. 31, 2016

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Starting location: Corwen