Denbighshire is a compact and easily accessible area, which is mostly hilly moorland, with the Berwyn range adjacent to the south boundary, east is the Clwydian Range and the Hiraethog Moors (Mynydd Hiraethog) to the west. There is a narrow coastal plain in the north with the broad and fertile Vale of Clwyd running south to north in the centre. With its bustling market towns, stunning countryside and many centuries of rich heritage, Denbighshire has two of Britain's best-known resorts aswell as water parks, craft centres and magnificent castles with stunning views. There are fantastic walks for all abilities, activities for all the family, canal boat rides and lovely beaches.
Spectacular ancient castles to visit while in Denbighshire:
Dinas Bran - Looming high on a hilltop outside of Llangollen are the ruins of this stonghold dating back to the Iron Age.
Denbigh Castle is a fortress of classic Edwardian proportions along with over half a mile of town walls and a triple towered gatehouse.
Rhuddlan Castle was designed to defend this fiercely contested strategic location, this concentric castle was built with seaborne access to supply the soldiers.
The county of Denbighshire has a population of more than 90,000 people. Like the neighbouring county of Conwy, Denbighshire has some densly populated towns to the north of the county, these being Prestatyn and Rhyl, with the more rural areas being to the south, which include Denbigh and Ruthin.
Museums in the area are:
Llangollen Motor Museum with more than 60 vehicles, most vehicles are still used on the road and a 50's village garage scene complete with owners quarters.
Llangollen Museum with its fascinating history of this unique area in the borderlands of Wales.
Denbighshire Golf clubs are: Denbigh Golf Club, Vale of Llangollen Golf Club, Prestatyn Golf Club, St.Melyd Golf Course, Rhuddlan Golf Club, Rhyl Golf Club and the Ruthin-Pwllglas Golf Club.