Britannia Inn, near Llangollen

Britannia Inn located at the bottom of the Horseshoe PassIt is said the Britannia Inn dates back to the 14th century it was once a one cottage style building specifically built by the monks of the nearby Valle Crucis Abbey and parts of which surely came from the Abbey itself.  The inn is conveniently located at the base of the Horse Shoe pass with panoramic views of the Vale of Llangollen.

Now the Britannia has two lounge bars and a dining room for the hungry travellers with seating areas outside to show the lovely views.  Serving real ales and has been awarded ‘Best Cellar in Wales’.  Also serving wine from all over the world and a variety of bottled beers.

On occasions the Britannia featured in foreign publications including the L.A. Times which stated the inn was the place to stop in north Wales.  Over the years it has won no less than 15 Wales in Bloom awards. 

Other nearby amenities include Castell Dinas Brân, Eglwyseg Mountains and the world renowned Llangollen Canal.

The Britannia Inn is believed to be haunted, by monks by all accounts!

Contact details: 

Britannia Inn, Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen  LL20 8DW

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