Barnutopia is located in Shropshire, England very close to the England-Wales border. By close, we mean the brook at the bottom of the garden. Our local village, Llansilin, is in Powys, Wales, and under one mile away. Barnutopia is superbly located to visit the seven wonders of wales
What are the seven wonders of Wales?
The Seven Wonders of Wales (in Welsh, Saith Rhyfeddod Cymru) are seven notable landmarks in North Wales. Story has it that a ditty was written in the late 18th or early 19th century by an English visitor to North Wales to highlight the seven wonders.
Pistyll Rhaeadr and Wrexham steeple,
Snowdon’s mountain without its people,
Overton yew trees, St Winefride’s well,
Llangollen bridge and Gresford bells.
How far are the Seven Wonders of Wales from Barnutopia?
- Llanraeadr waterfall (10 miles)
- Overton yew trees (17 miles)
- Llangollen bridge (18 miles)
- Wrexham steeple (20 miles)
- Gresford bells (23 miles)
- St. Winifride’s well (46 miles)
- Mount Snowdon (60 miles)
10 miles from Barnutopia, Llanrhaeadr waterfall (Pistyll Rhaeadr) near to Llanraeadr-ym-Mochnant, Powys is a tall waterfall, falling 73 m (240 feet) in three stages
17 miles from Barnutopia, Overton yew trees (Coed ywen Owrtyn) in Overton-on-Dee, Wrexham County Borough, is a collection of 21 yew trees planted between the 3rd and the 12th centuries.
18 miles from Barnutopia, Llangollen bridge (Pont Llangollen) in Llangolen, Denbighshire, is the first stone bridge to span the River Dee and dates from 1347.
20 miles from Barnutopia, the tower of St Giles’ Church (Eglwys St Giles) in Wrexham, Wrexham Country Borough, dates from the 16th century and can be seen for miles.
23 miles from Barnutopia, the Gresford Bells reputedly have exceptionally purity and tone and dates from the 13th century.
46 miles from Barnutopia, St Winifride’s Well (Ffynnon Wenffrewi) in Holywell, Flintshire, is claimed to have healing waters and dates from AD 660.
60 miles from Barnutopia, Mount Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa) in Snowdonia, Gwyneed, is the highest mountain in Wales at 1,085 m (3,560 ft).