DINK (Double Income, No Kids!)
*Top Tips– Comfy shoes for walking, warm clothing and something fancy for the evening
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.
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!