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Destination Guide

Image of Ruthin Castle looking out over the town of Ruthin close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see and do in Ruthin

The town of Ruthin in Denbighshire, North Wales dates as far back as the 13th century. With its medieval architecture, picturesque countryside, and rich heritage, Ruthin offers a delightful experience for visitors.

Here's some tourist information to help you make the most of your visit:

Ruthin Castle: Explore the impressive Ruthin Castle, a medieval fortress dating back to the 13th century. Take a guided tour to learn about its fascinating history and legends. Book a guided tour while staying at the Ruthin Castle Hotel & Spa

Nantclwyd y Dre: Visit Nantclwyd y Dre, believed to be the oldest timbered townhouse in Wales. This historic building offers insights into the town's past and showcases period furniture and artifacts.

Ruthin Gaol: Discover the dark history of Ruthin Gaol, a former prison turned museum. Learn about the harsh living conditions of prisoners and the intriguing stories of past inmates.

Ruthin Craft Centre: Explore the Ruthin Craft Centre, a contemporary arts venue showcasing a variety of crafts and exhibitions. It's an excellent place to find unique, handcrafted gifts.

Moel Famau: Embark on a hike to Moel Famau, the highest hill in the Clwydian Range. The summit offers stunning views of the surrounding countryside and the Jubilee Tower.

Loggerheads Country Park: Enjoy a day at Loggerheads Country Park, a beautiful nature reserve with walking trails, woodlands, and the River Alyn. It's an ideal spot for a family picnic.

Local Markets: Explore the town's traditional markets, such as the Ruthin Farmers' Market, for fresh produce, artisanal products, and local crafts.

Ruthin Pwllglas Golf Club: Play a round of golf at the Ruthin Pwllglas Golf Club, which offers scenic views of the surrounding countryside.

Ruthin School: If you're interested in history and architecture, take a stroll around Ruthin School, one of the oldest public schools in the country, founded in 1284.

Ruthin Trail: Follow the Ruthin Trail, a town walking route that takes you to various historical sites and offers a fascinating glimpse into the town's past.

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