This site uses cookies that store non-personal information to help us improve our site.

Let your thoughts break free


One of the best things about Denbigh is the feeling of time and space you get when you’re here. There’s no hurry, time moves just that little bit slower as it has done for hundreds of years – and there’s plenty of room to fill your lungs and your mind.

We don’t want to tell you what to explore – after all, you’ll want to discover it for yourself. But we know what it’s like to get to a high place in town such as the Castle or Town Walls and look out over the wide-open landscape. Once you’ve got your breath back, you’ll be itching to get in amongst it.

There are many fascinating little villages, ancient sacred places, historic pubs, hidden gardens, grand old buildings and of course some of the most outstanding landscapes and scenery in the British Isles.

There are also independent shops, pubs and resturants, craft makers, theatre groups, choirs and sports clubs.

And there’s a wide variety of outdoor pursuits – such as cycling along a national cycle route at the coast, or mountain biking in the hills and moors, or if you’d like to take things more slowly, the region has numerous facilities for horse riders of all abilities.

There is some fine game fishing to be had on the Rivers Clwyd, Elwy and Aled ( as well as world class trout fishing at Llyn Brenig and sea fishing trips from the coas,t and a little further away, game and coarse fishing opportunities on the River Dee.

Thrill-seekers can find whitewater rafting and canoeing on the River Dee, or windsurfing and sailing on Llyn Brenig.

Want to try your hand at golf or improve your game? Denbighshire’s five golf courses and driving ranges will be perfect for you.

Explore more

Denbigh is the perfect base from which to explore the stunning landscapes of North Wales – and there is something for all ages and abilities nearby.

Explore the iron age hill forts of the Clwydian Range or the mysterious moorlands of Mynedd Hiraethog (hiraethog-trail); experience the grandeur of Snowdonia or the traditional seaside towns on the north Wales coast.

You can also enjoy a wide range of watersports at Llyn Brenig ( or mountain biking and pony trekking at Loggerheads Country Park. Find out more at loggerheads-country-park.