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1. Horseshoes

What better souvenir to take home with you than one of our hand painted horseshoes.

They make an ideal gift or momentum, and are excellent stocking fillers at Christmas time.

01691 718413
01691 718333
for more details

Round & About

3. Glyn Valley Tramway

The former Glyn Valley Tramway provides a relaxing, short walk which can be accessed at Pandy.

The Tramway ran down to Chirk and was integral to the social and commercial life of the area. It closed in 1935 and now forms a pleasant walk from Pandy along side the River Ceiriog, maintained by the National Trust.

You can enjoy a relaxing and fun walk or ride to the Woolpack Teashop from our farm along the tramway, where you can tether your horse and enjoy a rest at the Woolpack.

Stewart Whitehead

Stewart Whitehead is a traditional woodland craftsman of great renown with many years of experience in his field. Living and working in his woodlands in the heart of the Ceiriog Valley, Stewart works through the spirit of the wood nurturing the trees, wildlife and flora, using many ancient skills passed down throughout hundreds of generations.

Fron Derw,
Llangollen ,
LL20 7AH

Telephone 01691 718888 for further details.

Theo Davies Craft Workshop

Situated on the main street into the village of Glyn Ceiriog, the Theo Davies Craft Workshop has been lovingly producing and restoring furniture by skilled craftsmen Theo Davies and his family since 1946.

The designs lean to the traditional but include some more contemporary ideas. The highest standards of solid wood and individual construction are common to them all.

The well stocked showroom is open on weekdays at:
Berwyn Mill,
Glyn Ceiriog,
LL20 7HF

Telephone 01691 718218 for further details.


Querx is a small company specialising in a bond between wood and slate, a bridge between art and function - sculptures that you can use. The slate comes from Blaenau Ffestiniog of Bethesda and is up to 590 million years old. The designs are unique and make full use of timber thinned from the first 25 years of growth in broadleaf plantations.

The range includes fold-down, slate top tables, slate shelves, boxes, table lamps and wood and slate houseplant trays as well as tables as shown here.

LL20 7AT

Telephone 01691 718760 for further details.

Jim Heath

Jim Heath is well known for his large sculptures, and is an established and talented exponent of traditional and contemporary architectural woodcarving techniques.
Working mainly to commission, for architects and designers, furniture and joinery manufacturers as well as private individuals.

2 Hand Terrace,
Holyhead Road,
LL14 5EU

Telephone 01691 718218 for further details.

Gardd Geltaidd

Gardd Geltaidd designs products to furnish the Celtic Garden, a garden based on Celtic literature and folklore.

Our wooden products are made of timber from local woodlands which are managed with the support of Coed Cymru under the auspices of the Forest Stewardship Council.

Shown her is furniture from the Scriptoria range which was inspired by letter forms in the illuminated manuscripts created by Christian Celts in early medieval Ireland.

Bron Meillion,
LL20 7HT

Telephone 01691 600259 for further details.

4. Coed Ceiriog
Co-operative woodworking - forestry to furniture - in the Ceiriog valley.

6. Celtic Garden & Gallery

Home of Trevor and Sylvia Jones, the Celtic Garden is their studio and gallery containing art and furniture of Celtic inspiration. Their work will bring Celtic inspiration to your home or garden, sometimes startlingly original, sometimes quirky and often magical.

There's something for everyone - artifacts, paintings, prints and cards, lighting and furniture.

Open each day 10am - 5pm. (Closed on Monday and Tuesdays.)

Bron Meillion,
LL20 7HT

Tel: 01691 600259 for more details

16. Donkeys for hire

Donkeys for hire for all occasions - for your show event, funday, rally, fete etc.

Donkey Derbys make super fund raisers or can be used as a main ring attraction.

Donkey roadshows for a main ring attraction or sideshow.

Donkeys available for films, TV, theater, promotions, parades, childrens parties, Easter, Christmas celebrations, hospital/hospice visits etc.

Ride - Drive _ Lead or pet them! Cuddly foals to OAPs!!

Stonehill Donkeys,
Nr Ellesmere,
SY12 0JE

Tel: 01939 270432 for a leaflet or visit

Offa's Dyke

Offa's Dyke runs close to the farm. It is 182 miles long and passes through some of the most attractive landscape that England and Wales have to offer.

Often running over high ground, it offers commanding views over the mountains and valleys. The walk is packed with interest, through fields, over windswept ridges and across infant rivers flowing down from the Welsh hills to the lush plains of England.

Tel: 01547 528753 for more details

7. Ceiriog Trails

The Ceiriog Trail is a 23 mile circular route with shorter options and is suitable for competent horse riders, and can be used by mountain bikers and walkers.

Most of the terrain is rugged and exposed and the weather can change suddenly so preparations are important.

There is also an Upper Ceiriog Trail, 14 miles or you can use sections for shorter excursions.

Detailed leaflets showing the full routes can be purchased from Mike Fennell. Contact him on 01691 777462.

8. Ceiriog Valley Walk

You can choose how far you walk, whether you walk up or down the valley, and for how long. The route can be accessed by local bus at frequent places in both directions, so you can decide when you are tired of walking and want to catch the bus!

The walk takes in magnificent countryside and is an excellent place to relax and enjoy life!

A free leaflet has been specially designed for this route and is available from Wrexham Tourist Information Centre. Just get in touch and they will send you one:
Tel: 01978 292015

9. Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall

Pistyll Rhaeadr Waterfall is in the Tenet Valley and is the highest in England and Wales at 240 feet.

You can reach it by driving up the Ceiriog Valley to Llanarmon DC and continuing onto Llanrhaeadr, from where you will see it signposted.

There is a tea room for refreshments at the foot of the waterfall and a car park.

14. Mermaid Restaurant Boat

A restaurant boat, purpose built to the highest specifications by Marine Services at Chirk Marina, Chirk.

Fitted with customer comfort the boat is centrally heated, has full licensed bar facilities open day and night during cruising time and a menu, though limited,offers an interesting selection of dishes to choose from. Prepared and served by a caring staff.

Chirk Marina is situated adjacent to the Chirk Golf Club and lies on the Welsh Border, just off the A5, with superb road links surrounding the regions.

Try our hot carvery aboard our exclusive 12 seater boat.
Customers must be at the marina 15 minutes before start times:

Lunches: 11.30am and 2.00pm
Evenings: 7.00pm and 9.45pm

All cruises last approximately 2 hours.

The restaurant boat is also available for private hire, and we also run a fleet of modern weekly hire boats designed to sleep between 2 and 12 people.

The Mermaid,
Marine Services,
Chirk Marina,
LL14 5AD

Tel: 01691 774558 for more details

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