Spectacular views of the River Dee

Welcome to Bensons Hotel & Riverside Restaurant Llangollen

The Heart of Wales

11 Bridge Street, Llangollen. Denbighshire. LL20 8PF. UK.

'Where Wales meets the world'*


 Please  email      bensonshotel@live.com OR Telephone   01978 860952                            Please take a tour of our website,we are sure you will find something of interest.White Water Rafting in Llangollen,Places of interest,Llangollen Shops ,Gifts from Wales. Jewellery,Restaurants, in fact something for everybody.

If you are planning a short weekend break this is the place to come,the town is very busy and has many attractions to suit all ages from Steam Trains, Canal Rides or walking up to Dinas Bran Castle and admire spectacular views of unspoilt countryside from high above the town.


 Many coaches arrive in Llangollen daily 

Lloyds Machynlleth,Huxley Holidays,Williams Coaches Brecon,Alpine Llandudno,

Arriva,Alfa Travel Chorley Lancashire,Trafalgar,Hills of Wolverhampton

Coach parties welcomed at Bensons for Tea,Coffee,Sandwiches & Meals

Seating up to 70 people

Also Grafton in West Virginia on Monday night 23rd June
and a party from Wilmar Minnesota in the USA  
View their photos on our NEW 'USA Visitors' page
 New  - Joliet Junior College of Joliet Illinois

Shopping in Llangollen, visit our Llangollen shops page  



Telephone 01978 860 952

email: bensonshotel@live.com

Lovely & Spacious, all ages & children welcome.  

Located in one of the most visited and picturesque towns in North Wales.

Situated on the main A5 trunk road between London and Holyhead, within easy reach of Birmingham, Manchester and Liverpool airports.

The hotel & Wine Bar with it's breathtaking views overlooking the famous River Dee and Llangollen Bridge "One of the Seven Wonders of Wales" is an ideal venue for your Stag Night, Hen Night, Canoeing or Rafting weekend or just to simply relax amidst the spectacular scenery.

Call in for a coffee when you are in Llangollen to admire the 350 or so pieces of memorabilia which decorate the entire ground floor bar area

Bar / Restaurant / Balcony available for Private Hire 


Relax in our fabulous Restaurant whilst enjoying your meal

and a glass of wine and who knows you might see our celebrity Heron catching it's lunch


This is a busy hotel dealing with visitors throughout the year, which also caters for Weddings, Private Parties & Pheasant Shooting Weekends.

Activity weekends for white waters rafting,canoeing,climbing,Golf,Fishing.


We have an extensive wine & food menu to suit all

Food served daily from 12pm until late

Good home cooking using local fresh produce

Homemade Chips


Specials Board / Seating up to 70 people

We are open and licensed to serve from 10am to 1am

Wifi available to all guests & customers free of charge

Benson's Decking,Balcony area above overlooking the River Dee with  spectacular views of the bridge

  "One of the Seven Wonders of Wales" 

Wheelchair & Pram Access


     Photos taken off our Balcony    

  For further details please visit our accommodation page  




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Carole Clegg & Speakeasy Jazz Band returned to play at Bensons on July 18th / 19th

We had many visitors to the Saturday night spot - Spain, Ireland to name a few

Carole Clegg & Speakeasy

Also in Llangollen was the Fringe Festival, Bridge Street was a hive of activity

with cake stalls, gifts and dancers on the street.


Please click for  Accommodation


       Links:   www.hotairballoonfestival.co.uk    www.fayencelets.co.uk   www.llangollenlets.co.uk 
                   www.chesterart.co.uk   www.williammorrisart.co.uk   www.llangollenart.co.uk

Bensons is proving a very popular venue for touring parties from America, we where host to 12 students from Lafollette in the State of Tennessee USA on Tuesday 10th June.

 Students from Kansas City who joined us on Monday evening 16th June