Porter’s Lodge ref: HW7806

Glyndyfrdwy, near Llangollen,, North Wales Borders

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  • Pub within 1 mile 
  • Woodburning Stove 
  • Washing Machine 
  • Railway Theme 
  • Parking - On Site 
  • Shower Cubicle 

Description

A true gem for rail enthusiasts, this Victorian railway station consists of the Station House (ref HW7742) (the former station master’s house), and Porter’s Lodge (ref HW7806), in a peaceful village setting. They sit right alongside the Llangollen Heritage Steam Railway, which winds its way through the delightful scenery of the Dee Valley between Llangollen and Corwen. Station House enjoys a pretty cottage garden, and is decorated with a Christmas theme during the festive season. Porter’s Lodge has a seating area adjacent to the delightfully restored station platform, where you can sit with a glass of wine and watch the trains go by. This is a perfect location to explore the surrounding area, with great walking, bird watching and myriad outdoor activities nearby. Llangollen, home to the International Musical Eisteddfod, has lovely walks along the canal and over the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Erddig and Chirk Castle (NT) are close by and Snowdonia National Park is within easy reach. Shop 3 miles, pub and restaurant 0. 5 miles.

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Accommodation details

Ground floor

Living room. Kitchen with breakfast area. Shower room with toilet.

First floor

1 twin (can be 6ft double) bedroom

Second floor

Third floor

Fourth floor

Facilities

Woodburner in living room (initial fuel included). Electric heaters included. Electricity, bed linen and towels included. Freeview TV. DVD. CD. Electric cooker. Microwave. Washer/dryer. Fridge/freezer. Wi-fi.

Miscellaneous

Sitting-out area and furniture. Parking (1 car). Pets welcome at £25pppw.
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  • Railway station distance
  • Lake

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About the local area

This being frontier country, there are plenty of historic sites, fortresses and castles which remind us of the area's turbulent past. Thankfully now all is peaceful, allowing the visitor to immerse themselves in centuries of history; from Wales's largest prehistoric monument, Gop Cairn, to the 700 year old intact magnificence of Chirk Castle

Wrexham to the north enjoys a very privileged location. Within twenty minutes travel you can lose yourself in the Welsh hills, be fascinated by the Roman remains in Chester or view the rich historical past within Wrexham. A short drive from Wrexham town centre you can find and enjoy a number of historical sites which remind us of the local way of life over hundreds of years. Add to this excellent road links to North Wales, the North West and beyond and you can understand why Wrexham is a very popular place to visit and stay.

Located between the River Dee and the Berwyn Mountains is Llangollen, a picturesque, bustling market town. Famous for the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod held in July each year, visitors come from world wide to spectate and compete in poetry, dance and music competitions.

Further south is the town of Welshpool. This area has an endless range of things to do and places to see. From walking trails, wildlife, fishing and golf to historic sites, beautiful villages and stunning scenery. Nearby is the town of Montgomery where you can visit the historic castle of the same name or enjoy the countryside along the Montgomery Canal

Things to do nearby

Rhyl Miniature Railway

At over 100 years old Rhyl Miniature Railway is the oldest of its kind in Britain. The line runs in a circle around the boating lake. There is also a museum, shop and coming soon a nature trail.

Greenacres Animal Park

Set in 80 acres at the gateway to North Wales, Greenacres Animal Park is the perfect venue for a fantastic day out for families and groups. Facilities include a petting area, wildlife animals and reptiles. Fantastic amusement and funfair rides, tractor tours, pony rides and magical children's shows!

Loggerheads Country Park

Loggerheads Country Park has some beautiful wooded river valleys, dramatic cliffs and outcrops all views via a short walk

Snowdonia National Park

Situated on the west coast of Britain covering 823 square miles of diverse landscapes, Snowdonia National Park is the largest National Park in Wales.

Moel Famau Country Park
Moel Famau Country Park

Moel Famau is an impressive park covered in heather moorland turning purple in the Autumn , contrasting beautifully with the green grassland pastures of the Vale of Clwyd. The Park covers an area over 2000 acres and has many access paths and facilities for visitors.

Jubilee Tower
Jubilee Tower

The Jubilee Tower is on the peak of Moel Famau within the country park. The tower was built to commemorate the golden jubilee of George III in 1810. The remains of the tower the highest point in the park, and offer spectacular views over the Clwydian Range.

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