The village of Gwaenysgor is located on Prestatyn Mountain and could be a great place to stay if you love nature and the countryside. Gwaenysgor is known for the fantastic walks that can be taken from the village, as it is located at the beginning of Offa’s Dyke, a wonderful nature trail on the English-Welsh border. Stretching for an incredible 176 miles, the trail goes all the way down to Sedbury in the south of Wales. As well as some stunning countryside, the Flintshire coast is located close by, allowing you to discover some fantastic coast and countryside on a self-catering break away.
Information on Cottage Holidays in Gwaenysgor Near Prestatyn
Another walk that was launched to celebrate the year 200 is The Trelawnyd and Gwaenysgor Millennium Trail, which merges the countryside of these two charming villages and takes you through some spectacular scenery.
Gwaenysgor is home to a number of cosy and local public houses which serve succulent food as well as refreshing drinks. Also within the village is a hand-crafted jewellery studio, pieces of which make excellent gifts for friends and family back at home, and a couple of other local businesses and shops.
Set on the Trelawnyd Plateau which is made up of hilly limestone slopes, Gwaenysgor is serene and quiet, surrounded by pastures and fields with no main roads through the village, ensuring peace and tranquillity when enjoying a country cottage holiday here. The village is also within the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is easy to see why after a visit here.
Gwaenysgor is only two miles from the sandy beaches of Prestatyn, and there is a lot to see and do here, including visit the impressive Roman Helmet which is where the ruins of a Roman bathhouse can be seen. For more days out by the seaside, the popular coastal resort of Rhyl is just 6 miles away. There is also plenty of walking and cycling opportunities around the spectacular scenery of the Clwydian Mountain Range, or you can just take time out to relax on the beach or go for a swim in the sea whilst enjoying a cottage break in this part of Wales!
Conwy is about a 30 minute drive from Gwaenysgor and the National Trust Property of Aberconwy House can be explored here. Aberconwy House dates from the 14th century and as the only medieval merchant’s house in the area to have lived through Conwy’s tempestuous history, it makes for a fascinating day trip.
Gwaenysgor has a charming feel to it and due to its brilliant location close by to many larger towns and beaches of North Wales, it makes a great base for discovering other parts of the local area as well as the village itself. The Offa’s Dyke trail, or at least a small portion of it, should definitely be taken if you are in Gwaenysgor, as well as one of the many other walking trails that can be taken in Gwaenysgor. This could be an ideal location for a self-catering walking holiday yet is equally well suited for a relaxing rural retreat break.
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