Clwyd is situated in the north east corner of Wales bordering the English counties of Cheshire and Shropshire.
Although heavily industrialised in the north east, Clwyd is predominantly a rural county with a long coastal plain and hilly, moorland countryside to the south and west.
It is also home to a number of spectacular castles and a world heritage site - the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct; 1000 feet long and 126 feet high, it was completed in 1805 and carries the Llangollen Canal over the River Dee.
Places of interest
With thanks to the following for the images of the county of Clwyd:
The battlements of Denbigh Castle © Philip Halling
Narrowboat crossing the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct © Nigel Mykura
The beach at Colwyn Bay © Jeff Buck
Llangollen Station © Kit Allen