About the area

Things to do, places to see

  • Mountain biking? This area has something for everyone, from family cycling to challenging black routes. Ride North Wales website has all the details to help you plan your route.
  • Coed Llandegla: mountain bike trails and Walks in Coed Llandegla Forest
  • Offa’s Dyke Path – plan your walk and stay with us: we’re really close to the trail
  • One Planet Adventure – based at Coed Llandegla. MTB courses, bike hire and a great cafe.
  • Ruthin Craft Centre – The Centre for the Applied Arts. Three galleries, artist studios, shop and a another great cafe for lunch
  • Ruthin Art Trail enjoy a leisurely stroll around the historic market town
  • Glan Y Gors Go Karting at Cerrigydrudion near Corwen, fun for all the family.
  • Medieval Feasts at Ruthin Castle or an afternoon tea and explore the dungeons!
  • Ruthin Forward lists local events
  • The Plassey near Wrexham has a great childrens play area, restaurant and shops
  • Bodnant Garden is a National Trust Property. See also the rather fabulous Erddig Hall and Chirk Castle
  • Park Hall Farm near Oswestry has lots for children to do in all weathers all year round.

Where to eat

Some great places to eat locally: here are our pick of the best.