Many of Shropshire’s attractions can be found within easy reach of Gobowen, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Chirk Castle and Pontcysyllte Aquaduct are just two of the popular places to discover here. And if your schedule allows, be sure to visit the Llangollen Canal Trail and the Llangollen Scenic Railway.
This area is the home ground of the North Wales Crusaders rugby league team in winter and Wrexham F.C. soccer team. Both teams play regular matches at Racecourse Ground, Wrexham. Even if there is no game on, you can still visit the stadium at one of the many musical spectacles hosted here.
At the end of a day seeing the sights around Gobowen, get a good nights sleep in one of the area’s popular bed-and-breakfasts, hotels or short-stay apartments. If you're looking for great service and a comfortable bed, be sure to check out the Bridge End Hotel, Llangollen, the Bryn Howel Hotel, Llangollen, and the popular Moreton Park Lodge, Wrexham.