If you want to enter Europe Direct’s summer photo competition and be in with a shout of winning £50, here are a few ideas to get you started.
The competition is part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 (you can find out more about that here).
The theme of the competition is heritage and according to Trip Advisor, the sites listed below are the top 4 landmarks in Wrexham.
So why not take a look and see if you can bag yourself the winning shot?
- Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – this 1007ft waterway is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was completed in 1805 and was the brainchild of Thomas Telford and William Jessop.
- Gresford Bells – the bells of All Saints Parish Church are one of the Seven Wonders of Wales and were used as an invasion warning during World War II.
- Minera Lead Mines – situated in the Clywedog Valley, here you will be given a fascinating insight into the industrial past when you explore the remains of the lead processing areas from the 18th and 19th centuries.
- Chirk Aqueduct – forerunner of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, the Chirk Aqueduct was also built by Thomas Telford and was completed in 1801. It is filled with water from the River Dee and Horseshoe Falls.