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grade 1 listed building that is Chirk Castle, close to Wrexham and close to a wide range of hotels and tourist destinations / sights


Tourist Information

Things to see & do in Wrexham

Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales and lies to the east of the region. It is situated between the Welsh mountains and the Lower Dee Valley, close to the border with Cheshire, England.

This vibrant town with its rich history, cultural attractions, and beautiful surrounding countryside offers a delightful experience for visitors.

Here's some tourist information to help you make the most of your visit to Wrexham:

Wrexham Museum: Explore the Wrexham Museum, which showcases the history and heritage of the town and the local area. Learn about the industrial past, notable figures, and the town's development.

Erddig House and Gardens: Visit Erddig House, a magnificent stately home with beautifully landscaped gardens. Take a guided tour to learn about the house's history and the lives of its former inhabitants.

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct: A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is a remarkable engineering feat and offers stunning views of the Dee Valley. Take a boat trip or a walk across the aqueduct for an unforgettable experience.

Techniquest Glyndwr: Perfect for families, Techniquest Glyndwr is an interactive science discovery center with hands-on exhibits and activities.

Chirk Castle: Located just outside Wrexham, Chirk Castle is a medieval fortress with beautiful gardens and estate grounds. Explore the castle's interior and enjoy the scenic surroundings.

Plassey Craft & Retail Centre: Browse through the shops and craft workshops at Plassey Craft & Retail Centre, offering unique gifts and locally made products.

Acton Park: Enjoy a leisurely stroll or a picnic at Acton Park, a lovely green space with play areas, tennis courts, and a boating lake.

Eagles Meadow Shopping Centre: Shop at Eagles Meadow, a modern shopping center in the heart of Wrexham, housing a variety of stores, restaurants, and entertainment facilities.

Local Markets: Don't miss the weekly markets in Wrexham, offering a mix of fresh produce, local crafts, and antiques.

Horse-drawn Canal Boat Rides: Experience a leisurely horse-drawn boat trip along the Llangollen Canal, departing from Wrexham.

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