Wales hotspot

Cluster of at least 4 WHS within reach for a return day trip from a center.

The center is: Wrexham

Connected Sites

Site Rationale Link
Blaenavon Industrial Landscape 180km / almost 4h by train
Gwynedd Castles 77km from Conwy / 2.5h by bus
Ironbridge Gorge 70km / 2h by train and bus
Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal 13km / 0.5 hour by bus
The Slate Landscape of Northwest Wales Blaenau Ffestiniog is 50 miles from the Wrexham

Map of Wales hotspot

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  • Cultural
  • Natural
  • Mixed
  • Tentative


Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Wales hotspot?

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A connection should:

  1. Not be "self evident"
  2. Link at least 3 different sites
  3. Not duplicate or merely subdivide the "Category" assignment already identified on this site.
  4. Add some knowledge or insight (whether significant or trivial!) about WHS for the users of this site
  5. Be explained, with reference to a source