Out & About

We are perfectly situated to take in a wide range of activities for every budget and interest…of course you can always stay at your pitch and just relax!

Love History?

For more insight into the history between England and Wales and the Welsh Marches you could visit the imposing Chirk Castle only 10 minutes drive away or the 13th Century Powis Castle just beyond Welshpool. Both Castles are National Trust properties.

The ancient city of Chester is only 30 minutes away and accessible by park and ride, you can explore the Roman City Walls and ampitheatre, visit the Cathedral or enjoy the beautiful high street with medieval galleried shops.

Day out with the Kids?

Try Chester Zoo for a day out to remember or if you have younger children or are on a budget Park Hall Farm near Oswestry is great fun and offers plenty of activities.

Llangollen Steam Railway offers a 10 mile journey to Corwen and often has themed days.

Explore Ty Mawr Country Park – there is a 1 mile walk plus farm animals, a play area, cafe and access to the river Dee. Parking is £1.

Love the water?

We are a short drive away from the beautiful Llangollen and Shropshire Canal systems. In Chirk you can cross the Chirk Aqueduct which straddles the border and take a walk through ‘The Darkie’ – one of the earliest canal tunnels with a towpath. A short drive away is the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – part of the 11 mile World Heritage Site that includes Thomas Telford’s stunning work of engineering.

Ty Mawr Country Park
Chain Bridge. LLangollen

The Rivers Dee and Ceiriog also wind their way around the area and there are plenty of places to stop and explore.

Love to walk?

We are surrounded by beautiful scenery with plenty of places to walk. Try the Panorama Walk with it’s vistas across the Vale of Llangollen or test your legs and explore Dinas Bran, a medieval castle ruin high above the town. You could venture further afield and explore countryside surrounding Horseshoe Falls where the Dee feeds the canals or the Horseshoe Mountain Pass with its stunning views across the Clwydian Range, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Ellesmere offers a relaxing walk around the mere with plenty of opportunities for birdwatching.

Love to have fun?

North Wales is perfect for anyone seeking an adrenalin fix! Llangollen offers plenty of opportunity for white water rafting, canoeing, kayaking and river tubing.

Llandegla Forest has mountain bike trails and Offa’s Dyke passes through the Forest.

The Snowdonia National Park is an hours drive – there are many centres where you can try almost any outdoor activity you can think of, for older children GoBelow and ZipWorld centres are great for a big day out.

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