Gwersyllt, Woods, Forts, Rivers and Trees - 4 miles / 2½ hours.
This walk starts at Alyn Waters Country Park, Mold Road, LL11 4AG (grid reference SJ 319, 546) or alternatively if you are a rail user you can start the walk from the railway station in Gwersyllt Village (grid reference SJ 318, 533). Gwersyllt is one of Wrexham’s largest villages, situated about 2 miles North West from the town centre. Gwersyllt grew rapidly due to the coal mining industry in the area. There were several collieries open at one time and the remains of these can still be seen around the area today.
The walk takes you through the village, across open farmland, crossing babbling rivers and streams, along through quiet wooded valleys, passing remnants of the area’s varied and diverse history.
There is a small car park at Alyn Waters Country Park.
Please call traveline cymru on 0800 464 0000, text 84268, or visit traveline.info (external link).
Please call National Rail Enquiries (external link) on 03457 48 49 50 for train times to and from Gwersyllt Station.
Ordnance Survey Explorer Map 256 covers the area.
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