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*Top Tips– Comfy shoes for walking, warm clothing and something fancy for the evening 

Day 1

Arrive by car and check into one of the luxury lodges at Plassey Holiday Park (SAT NAV- LL13 0SP), that is nestled in the heart of the beautiful Dee Valley in North Wales. Short breaks available. 

On-site there is a golf course, retail outlets, indoor heated swimming pool, cycle paths, nature trails, restaurant and bar and lots more. To book and discover what is available visit; www.plasseylodges.co.uk

 

Leave the car and take a taxi to Lot 11, Wrexham or The Fat Boar for coffee

Head round the Gallery at Ty Pawb https://www.typawb.wales  and discover amazing local arts and immerse yourself in the local culture. Enjoy a light lunch in the food court.

Wander over to St Giles Church (SAT NAV- LL13 8LS) – this is a must, the historic Parish Church of Wrexham and one of the ‘Wonders of Wales’.

Opening Times- Monday - Saturday 10am - 4pm and for Sunday Services usually 8am - 1pm approximately.

Visit the website to find out more - https://stgilesparishchurchwrexham.org.uk

Take in some history at the Wrexham Museum (SAT NAV – LL11 1RB) and learn about the stories of Wrexham County Borough and its people from prehistory to the present day. 

Monday - Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am - 4:00pm

 

Visit the website to find out what’s on and admission prices; www.wrexham.gov.uk/english/heritage/wrexham_museum.htm

 

Take a Yellow Taxi back to Plassey Holiday Park, give them a call on 01978 286 286 

 

Enjoy a leisurely walk round the nature trail and sooth the limbs in a hot tub.

Indulge yourself at the on-site restaurant - The Shippon in the evening. Evening entertainment is available; do visit the website to see what is on during your stay.

Day 2

Breakfast at the Haybank and pick up your pre- arranged picnic from reception before heading off to Erddig for a country walk.

Distance - 3.9 miles by car 

Erddig (SAT NAV-  LL13 0YT) and explore a much-loved home, garden and estate that sits on a dramatic escarpment above the winding Clywedog river, Erddig tells the 250-year story of a gentry family’s relationship with its servants. Discover the ‘cup and saucer’ cylindrical cascade or explore the earthworks of a Norman motte-and-bailey castle. A walk through the estate spans the earliest origins of Wrexham to the technology of an 18th-century designed landscape.

Opening Times and prices vary best to visit the website for details https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/erddig

Distance - 6.6 miles by car

Enjoy a 45 minute a boat trip on the Llangollen Canal with Jones the Boats (SAT NAV-LL20 7TG. On this trip you will go across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a World Heritage Site, over 30 thrilling metres above the River Dee. Their narrowboat, Eirlys has been a regular sight giving public boat trips on the Llangollen canal for over three decades enthralling rides.

  

Trips run daily from March to October - visit the website to find out more and how to book www.canaltrip.co.uk/

Finish off the day with afternoon tea at the Pontcysyllte Chapel Tea Rooms (SAT NAV– LL20 7TP), best to check their website for opening times www.pontcysylltechapeltearoom.com, before heading home!

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