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Stay A While in Corwen!

 

From rugged mountains, heather clad moorland and lush pastures; Corwen and Edeyrnion has terrain to satisfy all lovers of nature. The Dee Valley Way links Corwen with Llangollen, a glorious 15-mile walk revealing the Dee’s most spectacular river scenery. Centred on Corwen itself there are three beautiful short walks.

The Caer Drewyn walk follows a waymarked path to the impressive, stone ramparts of Caer Drewyn Iron Age hillfort.

Caer Drewyn from Pen y Pigyn

The second walk, the Pen-y-Pigyn loop, starts from the centre of town and climbs past Corwen church through beautiful oak woodlands to the viewpoint at Pen-y-Pigyn. Past streams, waterfalls and a Druidic stone circle laid-out to commemorate the Eisteddfod held in Corwen in 1919; at the summit of Pen-y-Pigyn you’ll find Glyndwr’s Seat from where legend has it Owain Glyndwr cast down his dagger with such force it left its mark in a stone of the church’s south wall.

Pen-y-Pigyn Viewpoint
A short distance from Pen-y-Pigyn along the forest road will be found a small lake; this actually used to provide the town's drinking water! Corwen Reservoir
The River Dee Stroll takes the wanderer along a disused railway line, and traces the river Dee to Pont Corwen, before looping back to the old railway. Painting of the River Dee and Berwyn Mountains 1822
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