Bersham Heritage Centre: Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Bersham Heritage Centre is an excellent starting point for a visit to the Clywedog Valley and the Vale of Llangollen. If you're walking, the Centre is a handy stop along the Clywedog Trail.

Find out about the industrial heritage of the Valley, or discover the history behind 300 years of iron and steelmaking at Bersham and nearby Brymbo.

Facilities

  • Souvenir Shop
  • Ice creams
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair access
  • Parking on site

Contact Details

Bersham Heritage Centre
Bersham
Wrexham
LL14 4HT

Tel: 01978 318970
Email: bershamheritage@wrexham.gov.uk

Access Information

Transport & Location

  • Bersham Heritage Centre is located in the village of Bersham about two miles west of Wrexham.

  • There is a large car park for visitors in the grounds of Bersham Heritage Centre. The car park entrance gate is closed 30 minutes before official closing time and is locked at official closing time.

  • There is a dedicated parking bay for blue badge holders adjacent to the entrance to the heritage centre. A low ramp provides access to the entrance from the parking area.

  • The heritage centre entrance is approached via a stone pathway which includes a few steps and a low ramp. The pathway is level and there are hand rails by the steps and the ramp.

  • Bus service No 6 from Wrexham bus station stops near Bersham Heritage Centre. Wrexham bus station is located on King Street. There is a new bus service linking the bus and train stations in Wrexham.

  • Wrexham has two train stations: Wrexham General and Wrexham Central. There are regular direct services from Cardiff, Shrewsbury, Liverpool, Holyhead, Chester and London.

  • The Ordnance Survey NGR of the museum is SJ312491.

Facilities

  • Between Easter and the end of October, the heritage centre is open between 10.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday (last entry 4.30pm), and between 12.00 noon and 5.00pm at weekends and Bank Holidays.

  • All public galleries are on the ground floor with level access throughout.

  • The Reception Desk has an induction loop fitted.

  • No doors in the heritage centre are automatic but all doorways have a minimum width of 800mm.

  • An accessible unisex toilet is provided near to the entrance to the heritage centre. It is fitted with an alarm to call assistance if required.

  • All exhibitions are designed to be accessible, with large print versions of exhibition text available and activities for younger visitors.

  • Guide dogs are welcome.

  • There is a seat outside the heritage centre, a children's playground next to the car park and ample green space for picnics. There is a dedicated seating area inside the heritage centre where you can enjoy your own refreshments. Please refrain from eating or drinking in the galleries.

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