27/05 to 03/06/2022
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Discover what Flintshire in the north east of Wales has to offer on a self-catering break. Whether you opt to stay in a holiday apartment, a cottage, a villa or a holiday lodge, Flintshire is a fascinating area with plenty to recommend it.
Discover the Best of Flintshire on a Cottage Break
Some people drive through Flintshire en-route to the north Wales seaside resorts but don't always stop. Flintshire though deserves exploring and discovering in its own right.
It is worth spending time in Flintshire as there are numerous, historical, industrial as well as religious places to visit. Situated along Wales/England border country, depending on whereabouts you stay in Flintshire, you may end up exploring sights in both countries.
Recommended Places to Visit in Flintshire
• If you enjoy spending time by the seaside, walk Wales’ coastal path and discover the appealing Flintshire coastline and magnificent castle ruins along the route.
• Walk the Pilgrim’s Way and discover some of Flintshire’s Best Loved attractions such as St. Winefrides Well (an ancient religious site that is visited by thousands of pilgrims every year who come to collect the holy water from this well; this well is regarded as a Welsh wonder and is known as the Lourdes of Wales). Also along the Pilgrim’s Way is Holywell, a charming market town which was named after St Winefride’s Well and is located close to the ruins of the Basingwerk Abbey.
• Located close to Holywell is Greenfield Valley Museum and Heritage Park. Access to the park is free and places of interest to visit here (charges applicable) include the Museum and Farm. It is also possible to do a spot of fishing here.
• Flintshire lies very close to the border with England and very close to the historic and pretty town of Chester with its black and white buildings. With historical town walls, Roman remains and a great choice of shops and restaurants, Chester is worth a visit.
• Visit historical castles and castle ruins in Flintshire and step back in time. Most of the castles in the area are ruins and the the best preserved castle in Flintshire has to be Hawarden Castle.
Whether you opt to stay in a holiday chalet, a cottage, a farmhouse or a log cabin, we trust that you'll have a relaxing and enjoyable holiday in beautiful Flintshire.
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