Top historical landmarks that you can enjoy near North Wales Caravan Sites

Posted by HPlassey on October 17th, 2016

Caravan holidays are always a great source of enjoyment because they are spent under the sun and with the surroundings of splendid nature. You feel the sense of greater freedom when you are living in a caravan and spending quality time in the surrounding ambience provided by the holiday site. The North Wales Caravan Sites, as well as being surrounded by Mother Nature, also have a greater attraction in the form of historical landmarks, some of them World Heritage sites no less. There are several landmarks, castles, engineering marvels, churches and medieval ruins of note situated within close proximity of the caravan sites and undertaking a pleasurable trip to these sites will provide you with the double delights of enjoying a holiday in the outdoors and sightseeing the history of Wales.
Some of the top medieval attractions include an excursion to the Pontcysyllte viaduct, a world heritage site and engineering marvel that was built over the river Dee, and has been awarded Grade 1 Heritage status. The viaduct stands at the height of 38 meters or 126 feet and covers a distance of 307 meters. The aqueduct has a width of 3.4 metres and has a cast iron construction to the trough and a stone construction to its pier. It has a total of 18 spans and was designed by Thomas Telford with four of the piers in the water and the rest out of it. It is one of the finest engineering constructions of yesteryear and stands as a marvel to be admired by one and all. Its construction came to a completion in 1805, and the Llangollen Canal passes under it to the Dee Valley. Touring Sites North Wales are the best place to stay if you want to spend some time admiring the aqueduct as it is one of the most sought after attractions in Wales.

There are many more attractions that come from the past nearby, and these include numerous Edwardian castles such as Powis, Chirk, Caernarvon, and Beaumaris, the prominent among the many. These are National Trust sites and some also come under the World Heritage Site program and are among the main attractions to tourists who come to visit the countryside with their caravans and stay in the luxurious grounds of the caravan parks.

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