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Explore old surroundings

An Historical Town

Denbigh is a picturesque market town and one of the most historic towns in North Wales. Dinbych in Welsh means “little fortress” and the remains of the historic Denbigh Castle dominate the skyline of the town.

Our location in the strategically important Welsh borderland has meant some turbulent times for our townspeople in the past and we think this has helped to forge the Denbigh character – strong, lively, independent of spirit, but also open, friendly and welcoming. This, together with our blend of natural geographic gifts and rich legacy of historic buildings, makes Denbigh something of a ‘hidden gem’ for the visitor. Here you’ll find the warmest of welcomes and a generosity of spirit that makes every visitor feel right at home, and you’ll have an authentically Welsh experience.

THE KEYS TO THE TOWN

 

To get the most from your visit to Denbigh make sure you experience the Town Walls. Borrow the key from the Library at the top of Vale Street, or from the Castle and explore to your heart’s content!

Free Guided Tours & Denbigh Open Doors

Every Saturday and Sunday morning between April and September, local volunteers lead tours of the medieval market town. Tours start from the H.M.Stanley statue in front of the Library at 10.30am and last around 1½ hours.

Tours can be provided all year round for groups, at a day and time to suit, by prior arrangement. For further information about the tours or to make a group booking please contact the Town Hall, before 12pm, on 01745 815984 (Mon-Fri) or by e-mail: townclerk@denbightowncouncil.gov.uk

 

DENBIGH OPEN DOORS

Each September, as part of European Heritage Days, a wonderful range of interesting, unusual and beautiful historic homes and buildings will be open to the public FOR FREE.

Denbigh Open Doors will take place over the weekend 23/24 September 2017. Details of the event will be added to this website later in the year. Information and photographs from the 2016 event can be found on the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/opendoorsdenbighshire/