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Valley Works Rhydymwyn – a secret site

A fascinating secret world is hidden in the village of Rhydymwyn near Mold. During World War II an area was developed as a base for storing significant amounts of mustard gas shells. This was an ideal site as it was well hidden in a relatively narrow concealed valley and tunnels could also be created … Continue reading

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Royalty and Rogues tour

There is an opportunity to experience the ‘Royalty and Rogues’ tour in Ruthin on Easter Monday 9th April. Listen to stories of rogues who were inmates at the Old Gaol – including the infamous John Jones ‘Coch Bach y Bala’ who escaped and was on … Continue reading

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Ruthin – a real gem of a place to visit

It’s all been happening for Ruthin during the last few days.   First of all the BBC magazine has put Ruthin on the map – an alternative map for 2012 visitors!  As this is a big year for tourism in the UK  (with the Olympics and … Continue reading

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Bangor on Dee – discover the beauty of basket-making

I was in the Bangor on Dee area today so I decided to call on Johnson & Son – a basketware family business spanning five generations. It’s always a delight to visit the village and you always get a warm welcome at Johnson & … Continue reading

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Rhuddlan – a town steeped in history

Today was a beautiful day – with frost covering the ground first thing, a cloudless blue sky and brilliant sunshine.  A perfect day to drive down the Vale of Clwyd to visit Rhuddlan. I love the view approaching the small town of … Continue reading

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