photo of walkers boots and nice view of denbighshire


The Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is an iconic protected landscape stretching from Prestatyn in the north and running the length of the majestic Clwydian Range to the valley of the river Dee, Corwen and Llangollen in the south.

Landscape image of Clwydian Range

It is a working landscape of farms and forests, rich in wildlife and history which is hugely valued as a place to walk, cycle and to enjoy many other activities. It is also a place to appreciate the spectacular views, fresh air and relax from the busy lives we all lead.

Photo of arches at Dinas Bran

The management team are working hard with partner organisations during 2020 to manage the influx of visitors after the lockdown, balancing the needs of visitors and businesses such as farming within the AONB to reduce potential conflicts as such they have decided they need to update their management plan as many of the issues and opportunities faced now could not have been imagined when it was written six years ago.

To help us have the best possible plan going forward and help us keep the Clwydian Range and Dee Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty a wonderful place to live, work and visit for the years to come please get involved.


You can respond to our brief survey –



You can give us your more detailed responses as to issues and opportunities for the AONB you believe need addressing in the new management Plan to: