Families with Children!



*Top Tips – It is always best to book any activities in advance to avoid any disappointment. Wear sensible shoes and warm clothing (depending on time of the year).

Make sure you pack your swimming costumes and towels as one of the activities, you will get wet. Ensure your camera and phones are charged up, as you will be taking lots of photos 

Day 1

Start the day with a trip on Jones the Boats (SAT NAV - LL20 7TP) which will take you across the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct in a beautiful canal boat. Whilst there, stop off at the visitor centre at Trevor Basin and meet Tomos their sheep and buy some great souvenirs!

Duration – 45 minutes

Times and costs vary.  Check the website for further details http://www.canaltrip.co.uk

Distance- 1.6 miles by car (via Cae-Gwilym Lane)

Enjoy a visit to Ty Mawr Country Park (SAT NAV - LL14 3PE) that has all the fun of the farm in a magnificent setting beneath the arches of the Cefn Viaduct.


There are lots of animals you can meet at Tŷ Mawr such as donkeys, pigs, and goats. You can even feed our free range chickens and ducks or admire Carlos and Pedro the Llamas, who guard our sheep from foxes! 

Duration – 1hr 

Car parking - £1

Visit Website for further information 




Distance– 7.5 miles by car to Wrexham Town Centre

Drive in to Wrexham for dinner in one of the many family friendly restaurants. The Fat Boar Wrecsam, Plas Coch, The Pant y Ochain

Distance– You can walk to the Cinema and distance depends on where you choose to eat.


Enjoy a film in the Odeon Cinema (SAT NAV - LL13 8DG)Prices – these vary and offers can be available, check the website for any promotions running during your visit www.odeon.co.uk/cinemas/wrexham_eagles_meadow

Or Tenpin bowling (SAT NAV – LL13 8DG) prices vary so best to visit




for more details.

Duration- 2 hours (depending on film!)

Distance – 1.5 miles by car 

Check into the Ramada Hotel, Wrexham




for two nights and enjoy time relaxing in this great family friendly hotel.

Day 2

After breakfast head to Llangollen Railway (SAT NAV– LL20 8SN) and visit Thomas the tank engine and spend the day exploring Llangollen.

Distance from Ramada hotel to Llangollen– 12.1 miles by car

Enjoy an evening meal in the Three Eagles (SAT NAV – LL20 8PF), Llangollen’s latest restaurant and bar www.thethreeeagles.co.uk/


Day 3

Check out of the Ramada after a filling Welsh cooked breakfast


Distance – 1.8 miles by caror 1.3 miles on foot

Visit Waterworld (SAT NAV – LL13 8DH) and enjoy the splash pool and slides!

Duration - 2 hrs

Price – from £11.64 for a family of 4

Opening times – Open daily, check website for times




Treat yourselves to Fish and Chips for lunch (recommend Everland Fish and Chips on Market Street, Wrexham where you can eat in too!


Afternoon at Round the Twist play centre (SAT NAV – LL13 9DY) Visit their Facebook page for prices, times and booking instructions.

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