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Photography: Ruthin's buildings

Mae trosedd a chosb wedi chwarae rhan bwysig iawn yn hanes Rhuthun ac mae’r gweithgaredd hwn yn rhoi cyfle i chi ddarganfod rhai o adeiladau pwysicaf y dref. Mae’n esbonio eu cysylltiadau â gorffennol a oedd yn ddramatig iawn ar adegau, ac yn cynnig nifer o awgrymiadau gwych ynghylch sut i dynnu eu lluniau â’ch camera neu ffôn.

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How to get here

Address: 
LL15 1HN
Public Transport Information: 
For public transport options, call Traveline Cymru on 0871 200 2233 or National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.
Location Description: 
This adventure is based in Ruthin town centre, and you start off outside Ruthin Gaol on Clwyd Street. Parking is available in a long stay pay and display car park at the bottom of Clwyd Street (it is sign posted from the road). There are picnic tables and toilets in this car park. The Gaol is just one minute walk up the hill from the car park. There’s also two disabled parking spaces available at the Gaol itself.
How long will the activity take? : 
The walk through Ruthin should only take you 30mins or so, but you may want to take longer to capture the perfect shot.

What you will need

A fully charged camera or camera phone

Useful information

DrinksFoodInformationParkingToilets
How long will the activity take? : 
The walk through Ruthin should only take you 30mins or so, but you may want to take longer to capture the perfect shot.
Ruthin Gaol can be found at 46 Clwyd St, Ruthin LL15 1HP. For more information about the Gaol, call 01824 708 281. NB: the Gaol is closed on Tuesdays.
Top Tips: 
Top Tips: If you’ve got time, revisit the same place at different times of the day – see how it changes as the sun and shadows move across the buildings, changing the shapes and emphasis.

Now that you've learnt a bit more about Ruthin's murky past – and hopefully captured some dramatic pictures too – why not click the video link in the Sights and sounds section below to find out what life might have been like in Ruthin Gaol?

And if you're up for exploring a little more, there's some great places nearby for you to discover.

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