Clwydian Range Tourism Group

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  • 8 Nov 2018 3:00 PM | Jane Clough

    Come and join the CRTG for the 2nd of our member meetings in 2018.  We have a varied agenda focusing on  Sustainable Tourism and Business Development.  For this meeting we have  teamed up with the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s team for their Annual Sustainable Tourism Forum.

    Our agenda includes :

    • Cillian Murphy from the Loop Head Tourism Association on the west coast of Ireland talking about sustainable tourism in Rural Ireland
    • The development of Tourist Itineraries through our Stay, Eat Do programme which is now ready to go live for 3 years of grant supported development
    • A presentation by Peter McDermott on the Denbighshire Tourism Strategy
    • A presentation on the exciting new North East Wales Digital Trails project 
    • The opportunity to meet with an Investment Executive of the Development Bank of Wales
    To reserve a free place :

      Our meeting will be 3pm - 5pm, followed by an opportunity to sample produce from some fabulous local food and drink producers between 5-6pm, so please stay to meet the producers and move on to the AONBs Forum.

      The Sustainable Tourism Forum organised by the Clwydian Range & Dee Valley AONB will follow from 6 - 8pm and is bookable via

      This evening session will incude  

      • Introductions from the Clwydian Range Tourism Group, Clwydian Range Food and Drink and the Llangollen and Dee Valley Good Grub Club
      • The AONB team will update you on the importance of promoting the sustainable use, enjoyment and understanding of the special landscape of the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley in a way that contributes to local prosperity and social inclusiveness.
      • Guest Speaker Graham Randles, New Economic Foundation – The value of honeypot sites to North East Wales.
      • Guest speaker Cillian Murphy, Loop Head Tourism Association – The importance of clusters and being connected
    • 12 Jan 2018 5:01 PM | Marilyn & David Jeffery/Jones (Administrator)
      The Clwydian Range Tourism Group spring meeting is on Friday the 16th March. The theme is the MythFest project. Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport will be launching MythFest. We will then run a workshop where members can start putting itinerary suggestions together that will tempt families to choose North East Wales for their holiday. We are inviting tourism businesses to this meeting.

      We invite you to:

      • be an attendee; 
      • bring your pop up and exhibit or, 
      • if you can’t come, drop some leaflets off for us to circulate. 
      • Members of the Clwydian Range Tourism Group can attend for free (£50 annual membership), non-members are charged £15 to attend (£20 if you’re exhibiting) this includes lunch and refreshments (you can get this back if you join!).  

        Please click here if you wish to attend or exhibit at the CRTG MythFest meeting and email us too if you wish to exhibit.

      The membership fees enable us to match fund and run projects suggested by members that benefit us all. 

      Members of the CRTG are also working with North Wales Tourism (GoNorthWales) and VisitWales to try to increase the exposure of our area in marketing media - working to strengthen our destination profile.

      We have so much to offer as a tourism destination and this is an opportunity to shout about it.

    • 12 Jan 2018 4:00 PM | Marilyn & David Jeffery/Jones (Administrator)

      The Clwydian Range Tourism Group CRTG has been awarded funding from VisitWales - Welsh Government, Tourism Product Innovation Fund - to develop a family event next year called MythFest which celebrates Wales Year of Legends and Year of the Sea. 

      This funding is allowing us to develop a product to attract more visitors. It will also help us to package ideas and holiday itineraries. We can then use these on our websites and social media, share to our databases and encourage people to visit and stay. We are focusing on families who wish to have a quality, fun-filled, yet mindful and inspiring holiday experience.

    Registered Address:
    Midlist Farm
    CH8 8DH

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