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Glyn Ceiriog, Wrexham County
Glyn Ceiriog, also called Llansantffraid Glyn Ceiriog, is a village in the county of Wrexham, North Wales. The village is situated under 5 miles west of Chirk and to the north, around 3 miles, is the popular inland resort of Llangollen.
Resting in the Ceiriog Valley - once described by Lloyd George as “a little bit of heaven on earth” - Glyn Ceiriog lies on the banks of the River Ceiriog , a beautiful river from its source on the slopes of Mount Ferna in the Berwyn Mountains, the Ceiriog River meanders through oak woods, rocky hillsides and finally meets with the River Dee.

Formerly a slate mining village, the Glyn Valley Tramway was built to deliver slate to the Shropshire Union Canal. Due to lack of use, most of the stock and track were scrapped in 1930, however the waiting rooms at Pontfadog and Dolywern survive today and remain in their original locations.
Glyn Ceiriog is close to the magnificent marcher fortress of Chirk Castle which was completed in 1310 - the castle is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I that is still lived in today. A medieval tower and dungeon are among the attractions on offer at this 700 year old National Trust building as well as a 17th century long gallery, grand 18th century state apartments, servants' hall and also historic laundry quarters.
Saint Collen's Church
Walks, Cycle Trails and Other Activities

The landscape of the Ceiriog Valley is criss-crossed with walking trails and rights of way and walkers will be spoilt for choice in Glyn Ceiriog. The village sits close to the historic Offa's Dyke, and no less than three important trails meet up close by - the Ceiriog Trail, the Maelor Way, and the Offa's Dyke Path.
The longest trail, the Offa's Dyke Path is one of the most attractive and varied National Trails, and the route passes across wide river valleys, ancient woodland and high wild moorland.
Snowdonia and the North Shropshire Lakes are also easily accessible from Glyn Ceiriog, and the aforementioned picturesque Shropshire Union Canal is within a few miles of the village.

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