Welcome to Visit Rhuddlan Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Rhuddlan

Visit Rhuddlan PlacesVisit Rhuddlan places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Rhuddlan places to visit. A unique way to experience Rhuddlan’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Rhuddlan as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Rhuddlan (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈr̥ɨðlan] is a town, community and electoral ward in the county of Denbighshire, Wales. At the 2001 Census, the population was 4,296 decreasing to 3,709 as at 2011. Its associated urban zone is mainly on the right bank of the Clwyd; it is directly of seafront town Rhyl. When you visit Rhuddlan, Walkfo brings Rhuddlan places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Rhuddlan Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Rhuddlan

Visit Rhuddlan – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 23 audio plaques & Rhuddlan places for you to explore in the Rhuddlan area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Rhuddlan places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Rhuddlan history

Rhuddlan History photo

In 1086, Rhuddlan was recorded in the Domesday Book as a small settlement within the hundred of Ati’s Cross and in the county of Cheshire. It served as the seat of government and capital of Gwynedd for the Welsh king Gruffydd ap Llywelyn (1007 – August 5, 1063) A mint established in the 1180s by Dafydd ab Owain was responsible for minting the first native Welsh coinage since the reign of Hywel Dda.


In 2021 February, archaeologists from Aeon Archaeology announced the discovery of more than 300 stone age tools and artefacts in Rhuddlan. They revealed scrapers, microliths, flakes of chert (hard, sedimentary rock) flints and even rudimentary tools. Expert Richard Cooke believes that the remains were belong to people who was passing through and made camp by the river more than 9,000 years ago.

Rhuddlan etymology

The name of the town is a combination of the Welsh words rhudd “red” + glan “(river) bank” The town is located near a river bank.

Why visit Rhuddlan with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Rhuddlan PlacesYou can visit Rhuddlan places with Walkfo Rhuddlan to hear history at Rhuddlan’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Rhuddlan has 23 places to visit in our interactive Rhuddlan map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Rhuddlan, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Rhuddlan places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Rhuddlan & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 23 audio facts unique to Rhuddlan places in an interactive Rhuddlan map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Rhuddlan Places Map
23 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Rhuddlan historic spots

  Rhuddlan tourist destinations

  Rhuddlan plaques

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Walkfo Rhuddlan tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Rhuddlan


Best Rhuddlan places to visit

Rhuddlan has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Rhuddlan’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Rhuddlan’s information audio spots:

Rhuddlan photo Faenol Fawr, Bodelwyddan
Faenol Fawr is an Elizabethan ‘H’ plan mansion with crow stepped gables. The house is situated in the historic county of Flintshire, but now in Denbighshire. It was built in 1595 by John Lloyd, the register of St Asaph in the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
Rhuddlan photo Glan Clwyd Hospital
Glan Clwyd Hospital is a hospital in Bodelwyddan, Denbighshire, Wales. It is managed by the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board.
Rhuddlan photo Bodrhyddan Hall
Bodrhyddan Hall is a Grade I listed building in Rhuddlan, Denbighshire. The present building is a 1690s remodelling of an earlier building dating from the 16th century. The hall is built in brick in 3 storeys with some terracotta detail and slate roofs.


Visit Rhuddlan plaques

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Rhuddlan has 3 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Rhuddlan plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Rhuddlan using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Rhuddlan plaque. Explore Plaques & History has a complete list of Hartlepool’s plaques & Hartlepool history plaque map.