Monday, 21 September 2009

Open Doors Denbighshire - Ruthin

Following the huge success of the weekends in Denbigh and Llangollen, ‘Open Doors’ will be coming to Ruthin on 26 and 27 September.

At Nantclwyd Y Dre there is plenty to see and do. The ever popular tours with Conservation Architect Phil Ebbrell, an exhibition of ‘10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ruthin’, in the garden there are Tradtional Building Skills demonstrations, including stone masonry, traditional plastering methods and stained glass. The demonstrations are provided coutesy of Recclesia Ltd and Haddow and Fay Ltd.

St Peter’s Church will be celebrating their 700th year in 2010 – take a tour of the church and Old Cloisters and find out how they are preparing for their celebrations.

Other tours still available to book are the Geological tours and Discover Medieval Ruthin on Saturday, the Crime and Punishment tour on Sunday morning and the tour of Ruthin where you can hear folk and ghost stories on Sunday afternoon.

For more information, to book walks and tours, or to request a guidebook, please phone 01824 705274 or visit the website

European Heritage Days are an initiative of the Council of Europe. ‘Open Doors’ is co-ordinated by the Civic Trust for Wales whose partners organise parallel events in England and Scotland. The initiative was launched in 1991 and last year over 20 million people visited all the participating sites throughout Europe.


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