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Explore Ruthin in United Kingdom

Ruthin in the region of Wales with its 5,344 inhabitants is a town in United Kingdom - some 175 mi or ( 281 km ) North-West of London , the country's capital city .

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Current time in Ruthin is now 07:29 AM (Saturday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/London " with a UTC offset of 0 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wolverhampton, Sheffield, St Asaph, Manchester, and London. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Wolverhampton . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Ruthin ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Ruthin New Year's Eve 2010

1:48 min by rikstvr
Views: 1847 Rating: 5.00

New Year's Eve in Ruthin, N.Wales. Abit disappointed there wasn't a countown. ..

horseshoe pass 2

6:34 min by den286
Views: 1838 Rating: 4.00

another part of my horseshoe pass video this time ime stuck behind a caravan on the nant y garth pass,please excuse my "choice" language when i run out of petrol, i couldn't turn the petrol tap with m ..

Al & Jayne Ruthin Jailbreak 2008

7:03 min by fluffyal
Views: 982 Rating: 5.00

Al and Jayne take part in the Urban Saints YMP Jailbreak from Ruthin Jail (Gaol). Big thanks to Ruthin Youth Group THUGS and Rich for organising, Lelo Metals for letting us 'hijack' their beautiful lo ..

Clwydian Range Geodiversity

3:07 min by georocks10
Views: 712 Rating: 5.00

The beautiful landscape of the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in North Wales ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Ruthin Castle

Ruthin Castle is a medieval castle fortification in Wales, near the town of Ruthin in the Vale of Clwyd. It was constructed during the late 13th century by Dafydd, the brother of Prince Llywelyn II, on a red sandstone ridge overlooking the valley. The castle was most notably the base of that branch of the noble de Grey family accorded the title "Barons Grey de Ruthyn" and the head of their marcher lordship of Dyffryn Clwyd.

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Located at 53.11 -3.31 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Castles in Denbighshire, Country houses in Wales

Ruthin School

Ruthin School is one of the oldest public schools in the United Kingdom. Located on the outskirts of Ruthin, the county town of Denbighshire in North Wales, the school is over seven hundred years old and has been co-educational since 1990.

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Located at 53.12 -3.30 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Independent schools in Wales, John Douglas buildings, Member schools of the Independent Association of Preparatory Schools, Schools in Denbighshire, Schools with Combined Cadet Forces


Rhewl is a village on the A525 between Ruthin and Denbigh in the county of Denbighshire in Wales. The village is notable for its football club, Rhewl F.C.. Rhewl primary school was one of many schools due to be shut down but protests by the local newspapers and parents of the pupils saved the school from being shut down. The village holds an annual Family Fun Day with live music, hog roast, displays and many more attractions.

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Located at 53.13 -3.33 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Villages in Denbighshire

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd

Llanfair Dyffryn Clwyd is a village in Denbighshire, Wales, situated in the Vale of Clwyd about one mile south of the town of Ruthin. By the 2001 census, it had 1048 residents and 50.6% of them could speak Welsh. The age group with the highest percentage of Welsh speakers was the 15 year olds where every one could speak it.

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Located at 53.09 -3.29 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Villages in Denbighshire


Denbighshire is a county in north-east Wales. It is named after the historic county of Denbighshire, but has substantially different borders. Denbighshire has the distinction of being the oldest inhabited part of Wales. Pontnewydd (Bontnewydd-Llanelwy) Palaeolithic site has remains of Neanderthals from 225,000 years ago. There are several castles in the region: Denbigh Castle, Rhuddlan Castle, Ruthin Castle, Castell Dinas Bran and Bodelwyddan Castle.

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Located at 53.09 -3.35 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Counties of Wales, Denbighshire, Principal areas of Wales