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  • Out & About 2018

    18.05.2018

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    Every year we produce an events programme called "Out and About". It's crammed with family events, guided walks and practical projects.So if you want to see a hillfort, pick a bilberry, watch a meteorite, detect a bat or hunt some bugs, download the booklet from the link.

    Our 2018 programme offers a range of ways to enjoy the stunning landscape & heritage of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surounding countryside.

    There's an event for everyone in there. To book a place or to find out more, call us on 01824 712757 or email loggerheads.countrypark@denbighshire.gov.uk

    http://www.clwydianrangeanddeevalleyaonb.org.uk/events/

  • Prestatyn & Clwydian Range Walking Festival 18th 20th May 2018

    03.05.2018

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    Prestatyn & Meliden is a Walkers are Welcome town and is celebrating its' 15th annual walking festival providing 28 free guided walks for all ages and abilities ranging from a day trek on the Offa's Dyke Path National trail to easy strolls. The general theme this year will be ROUTES TO THE SEA offering fun and adventure for the all the family as well as the serious walker. Situated at the northern end of the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB, Prestatyn is ideally located with easy access to many way-marked coastal and hill walks in an area rich in history and biodiversity.

    www.prestatynwalkingfestival.co.uk

    01745 857185

  • Digging the Clwydians in Denbigh Museum

    25.04.2018

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    An exhibition, 'DIGGING THE CLWYDIANS' will open on Saturday 21st April 2018 at Denbigh Museum, Grove Road, Denbigh LL16 3UU. This has been organised by the Clwydian Range Archaeology Group (CRAG) and will be open every weekend between 12 noon and 4pm and every Monday and Thursday afternoon between 2pm and 4pm until Thursday 21st June at 4pm. For any groups wishing to arrange visits outside these hours, please contact Gwyneth Kensler on the telephone number below.

    As successors to the Heather and Hillforts project, CRAG have been surveying and excavating in the Moel Arthur area for a number of seasons. As well as showing what has been found in successive years of excavation, the exhibition explains some of the methods archaeologists use to investigate, gather evidence and record the results. Finds from recent digs will also be displayed.

    Also on display will be Denbigh Museum's permanent exhibition of Gwasg Gee, the North Wales Hospital and Trefnant toys amongst other items of interest.

    If you would like further information please contact info@cragnorthwales.co.uk or gwynethk@hotmail.com or 07792315723 or fb clwydian range archaeological group & Denbigh museum

  • Calls to protect and enhance Ruabon Moor

    04.04.2018

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    A campaign aimed at protecting the heather moorland in parts of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley has been launched.

    The Sustainable Access campaign aims to prevent further damage to the moorland, which is being eroded due to an increase in use.

    Over recent years the area of moorland around Llandegla and Eglwyseg is being used as a popular route into Llangollen. As a result the paths and animal tracks are being damaged and the heather moorland is degrading. This has an impact on wildlife in the area, particularly ground nesting birds.

    Now the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty team and Ride North Wales, in partnership with Oneplanet Adventure who run the mountain bike centre at Coed Llandegla are launching a campaign, which encourages cyclists and other users to stick to official routes.

    The campaign includes videos highlighting some of the problems caused, a series of social media activity aimed at cyclists and other countryside users,

    Councillor Tony Thomas, Cabinet Lead Member for Housing, Regulation and the Environment, said: "The stunning countryside and unique terrain attracts thousands of people every year. This campaign is asking them to stick to the Trail Users Code and follow the designated official routes. We want to protect this unique landscape and prevent any further damage to the paths, the heather moorland and the wildlife that has made the moorland their home.

    "This landscape is unique, but it is also fragile. That is why the AONB and its partners have been working to protect this unique location, but need the public's help too.

    "We appeal for people to be considerate of the countryside and work together to protect it for future generations".

    For further information, please visit: www.ridenorthwales.co.uk or www.beiciogogleddcymru.co.uk

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