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The West Arms Welcomes British Athlete, Alex Flynn to North Wales

Award winning boutique hotel in Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog, The West Arms, has welcomed inspirational British Athlete, Alex Flynn to North Wales.

The heroic adventurer, athlete and motivational speaker, diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease, has been attending the National Whitewater Centre at Bala to update his Whitewater skill sets for future races.

Mark Williamson, owner of The West Arms said: “As you can imagine we are honoured to welcome such an inspirational sporting personality to Llanarmon DC. The team have enjoyed having Alex around and talking to him about his incredible achievements. We look forward to welcoming him back again very soon.”

Alex says; “There is a great atmosphere at The West Arms and nothing is ever too much trouble. The team have been extremely supportive and have shown lots of ‘interest’ in my adventures to raise awareness for Parkinson’s. I am hoping Mark can join me on one of my next four challenges, which together form the 4Deserts Grand Slam in 2020.”

Alex was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2008 and decided to raise funds for and awareness of Parkinson's disease. Under the banner of a challenge entitled 10MillionMetres, Alex has completed many marathons, ultra-endurance races, and triathlons internationally.

In Llanarmon DC, he has been enjoying The West Arms country hotel and Inn with plenty of country walks, not to mention delicious summer dishes served up by the hotel’s award winning chef Grant Williams!

Speaking about his ongoing challenges Alex says:

“I’ve decided to do this as there has to be better treatments or even a cure for a disease that robs, the young and old alike, of their independence. I want a cure for millions around the planet. Together we can make change happen!” #KeepMoving

The West Arms is a charming Country Inn Hotel and Pub offering sixteen characterful bedrooms and a Good Food Guide acclaimed restaurant run by award winning chef Grant Williams.

The hotel is a member of North Wales Tourism and has been recently crowned Best Pub in Wrexham in the National Pub & Bar Awards 2019 as well as being voted best restaurant in Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog by Restaurant Guru and Diner’s Choice 2019.

For more information on Alex and how to support him visit:

for more information on The West Arms visit or to book call or email; +44 (0)1691 600665

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