Tower Fields (Llangollen Town)

It’s an odd one, this. Every part of me wanted to hate it, but I just couldn’t. Whilst the ground left me cold, Llangollen itself is absolutely stunning.
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I passed through the town on a hot sunny day and was taken aback at the sheer majesty of the place. Sat amongst lush green hills, it’s nothing short of stunning.
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And whilst that might seem irrelevant in a blog about a football ground, it’s ultimately what rescues it. I ended up following a single lane farm track, and the actual road the ground is on isn’t much better, making it quite a confusing visit.
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Thankfully the gate was open and I could pop my head in but there really wasn’t much to actually see. A couple of dug outs and a half-arsed stand built into the changing rooms and clubhouse.
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Yet the view from that stand was incredible. Steep banks of lush green, I can’t think of a more idyllic setting in British football. Matlock Town and some of the grounds that sit at the foot of the Clackmannan hills in Scotland, maybe.
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Even so, it’s a thumbs up from me regardless. Beautiful.
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Just buy it, eh?

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