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Local Attractions

We're extremely proud to be a part of Ruthin - a picturesque, Medieval town that boasts some beautiful boutique shopping, fine dining and local attractions. Why not visit:

Ruthin Craft Centre - The Centre for the Applied Arts
Visit three galleries showing the best in National and International contemporary applied art, along with on-site makers studios, café and retail gallery.
Distance: Walking distance from The Castle gates.

Ruthin Gaol
- the only purpose-built Pentonville style prison open to the public as a heritage attraction. Explore its nooks and crannies and learn about life in the Victorian prison system. See how the prisoners lived their daily lives: what they ate, how they worked, and the punishments they suffered. Explore the cells including the punishment, 'dark' and condemned cell.
Distance: Walking distance from The Castle gates.

Nantclwyd y dre - Wales’s oldest dated timbered town house
The house was started in 1435 and has been added to, updated and upgraded throughout the centuries. Nantclwyd y Dre has been beautifully restored to demonstrate the changing fashions and the lives of its residents.
Distance: Walking distance from The Castle gates.

Loggerheads Country Park
- With its beautiful wooded river valley, dramatic cliffs and outcrops, Loggerheads is great for a short stroll or an ideal place to start exploring the Clwydian Range. It has a well marked Discovery Trail and easily accessible pathways around the park and to the hills and valleys beyond.
Distance: 8miles

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