On the ground floor is a small porch, leading into an open plan living area with an inglenook fireplace containing a wood burning stove. The living area with its comfortable furniture has a LCD TV with DVD player and iPod dock. There is a small selection of DVDs and a games console with games. A modern well equipped kitchen area provides facilities to cook at home or enjoy the food taken away from the many restaurants in town. The kitchen opens onto a small back yard which acts as a sun trap at certain times of the day and has a bistro table chairs for guests to enjoy their morning coffee.On the first floor there is a bathroom with bath and shower and heated towel rail. On this floor there is a twin-bedded bedroom with its own TV and DVD player. This room also has an ensuite shower. The main bedroom on the top floor of the cottage features a king size four poster bed and has a TV/DVD player and clock radio. A bed/chair can provide sleeping for a young child.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 1 Shower rooms|
|Check in time:||14:00|
|Check out time:||10:00|
|Nearest beach||60 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap|
|Nearest Amenities||200 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Manchester 70 km, Nearest railway: Ruabon 6 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Fireplace, Internet access, DVD player|
|General||Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Furniture||Single Beds (2), Cots available (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, High chair available|
|Access||Not suitable for wheelchair users|
Llangollen stands on the river Dee nestling in the valley amidst beautiful mountainous countryside. It provides an ideal centre for touring North and Mid-Wales, including the Snowdonia National Park and numerous coastal resorts. For a slightly longer trip it is possible to head for Bangor and cross the Menai Straits Bridge over to Anglesey.
The Ffestiniog narrow gauge heritage railway is within an hours drive where you can hop aboard at Blaenau Ffestiniog bound for Porthmadog. As well as the outstanding beauty of the countryside surrounding Llangollen there are many local attractions and activities available.
Llangollen nestles in the valley of the river Dee and is overlooked by mountains and safe guarded by the ruins of Castell Dinas Bran. It hosts the world famous International Eisteddfod in early July each year and many other festivals - Balloon, Jazz.
There is the spectacular river Dee for white water rafting and canoeing and the canal for trips on horse-drawn narrow boats. The Pontcysyllte aqueduct the highest and longest aqueduct on the canal system was built by Thomas Telford 200 years ago, over a 1000 feet long and standing 126 feet above the river Dee. This is now a world Heritage Site. You can cross it by narrow boats which depart from The Wharf in Llangollen for a 3-hour return trip and marvel at the engineering. You can also take a horse-drawn boat from The Wharf up to near its source at the Horseshoe Falls. Both trips are a very enjoyable way of seeing the spectacular countryside.
The Llangollen Steam Railway takes steam trains all along the Dee Valley to Carrog and on special occasions Thomas the Tank Engine and his friends put in an appearance. Famous structures, gardens and historic buildings abound in the area, Plas Newydd, home to The Ladies of Llangollen and numerous National Trust properties are in easy reach, Chirk Castle, Erdigg, Attingham Park. Llangollen is a short drive to Wrexham and the historic town of Chester. Chester zoo is a must for animal lovers and those interested in their conservation and research projects.
For those looking for a more energetic holiday the town and surrounding area offers a wealth of activities – horse riding, golf, mountain bike riding, swimming, white water rafting, canoeing, rock climbing and abseiling, fishing, clay pigeon shooting, paragliding as well as area for good walking, climbing and bird watching.
Something of interest for all ages.