Llangollen The Essential
The Vale of Llangollen and the valley of the Dee have long formed a convenient route for travellers. The little market town of Llangollen is dominated by the ruins of a Welsh castle and every year hosts an International Eisteddfod (folk festival). The town's international standing is reinforced by the presence of the ECTARC (European Centre for Traditional and Regional Cultures).
Plas Newydd, once a humble cottage, was