Find out how your business can benefit from work to protect and expand visitor access in the Dee Valley.
The Levelling Up Fund
A £13.3 million investment from the Levelling Up Fund will protect the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct Heritage Site as an area for locals to enjoy, while encouraging visitors to stay for longer and spend more in our local shops, cafes and campsites. There’ll be a new arrival area to help make this happen, moving traffic away from residential areas. The money will also go towards rewilding former industrial land and making it easier to access Cefn Mawr village. There will also be a new woodland activity and education centre, and a new walking route around the World Heritage Site.
Local leaders will also be able to invest the money to make it easier for people to get into and around the Dee Valley. This means better links between Llangollen and the Wenffrwd Nature Reserve via a walking and cycling route along the disused railway line, plus improved visitor facilities at Llantysilio Green / Horseshoe Falls and Chirk.
In Llangollen town, there’ll be new pathways and signage to link attractions to local businesses. And the much-loved Steam Railway attraction will get even better, with the redevelopment of the train station, high street and carpark in Corwen, making it easier to reach the Dee Valley and Pontcysyllte Aqueduct World Heritage Site.
Find out more about Clwyd South’s £13.3 million allocation from round one of the Levelling Up Fund.