Things To Do

THINGS TO DO - PLACES TO GO

What I've done on this page is to collate loads of information from the Internet, from brochures etc. into one place to provide some ideas!

I have tried to limit it to our local(ish) area, so that car journeys won't be tedious. I think the furthest away is Colwyn Bay Zoo - but its straight down the A55 so not too far in terms of time.

Animals & Zoos

Blue Planet Aquarium
Cheshire Oaks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH65 9LF (11.5 miles) Map

Chester Zoo
Caughall Road, Upton, Chester, Cheshire, CH2 1LH (9 miles) Map

Knowsley Safari Park
Knowsley Park, Prescot, Merseyside, L34 4AN (24 miles) Map

Welsh Mountain Zoo
Old Highway, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd, LL28 5UY (36 miles) Map

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Art Galleries

Lady Lever Art Gallery
Port Sunlight, Wirral (22 miles) Map

Tate Liverpool
Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4BB (29 miles) Map

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Country Parks

Alyn Waters Country Park
Mold Road, Gwersyllt, Wrexham, LL11 4AG (5 miles) Map

Bonc Yr Hafod
Hafod Road (off Bangor Road), Johnstown, Wrexham. (10 miles) Map

Loggerheads Country Park
Loggerheads, Mold, Denbighshire, CH5 5LH (21 miles) Map

Minera Country Park
Wern Road, Minera, Wrexham, LL11 3DU (11 miles) Map

Moel Famau Country Park - (26 miles) Map

Nant Mill Country Park
Rhosberse Road, Coedpoeth, Wrexham, LL11 3BT (9 miles) Map

Stryt Las Country Park
Cwm Glas Road, Off Park Street, Johnstown, Wrexham (10 miles)

Ty Mawr Country Park
Cae Gwilym Lane, Cefn Mawr, Wrexham, LL14 3PT (13 miles) Map

Wirral Country Park
Station Road, Thurstaston, Wirral, Merseyside CH61 OHN (30 miles) Map

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Craft & Heritage Centres

Bersham Heritage Centre
Bersham, Wrexham, LL14 4HT (7 miles) Map

Blakemere Craft Centre
Chester Road, Sandiway, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2EB (20 miles) Map

Boat Museum
South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire CH65 4FW (?? miles) Map

Cheshire Farm Ice Cream
Tattenhall, Chester, Cheshire CH3 9NE (14.5 miles) Map

Greenfield Valley Heritage Park
Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 7GH (22 miles) Map

Minera Lead Mines
Minera (8.5 miles) Map

Llangollen Railway
The Station, Abbey Road, Llangollen, Denbighshire, LL20 8SN (20 miles) Map

Plassey Craft Centre
Eyton, Wrexham, North Wales LL13 0SP (12.5 miles) Map

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Historic Properties & Gardens

Beeston Castle
Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9TX (11 miles) Map

Bodelwyddan Castle
Bodelwyddan, RHYL, Denbighshire LL18 5YA (34 miles) Map

Castell Dinas Bran
Llangollen (20 miles) Map

Chirk Castle & Gardens
Chirk, Wrexham, LL14 5AF (18 miles) Map

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens
Cholmondeley, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH (10 miles) Map

Erddig Hall & Gardens
Wrexham, LL13 0YT (9 miles) Map

Holt Castle
Holt (4.6 miles) Map

Ness Botanical Gardens
Ness, Neston, South Wirral, CH64 4AY (22 miles) Map

Plas Newydd
Butter Hill, LLangollen LL20 8AW (20 miles) Map

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Trevor/Froncysyllte (15.8 miles) Map

Port Sunlight Heritage Village
Port Sunlight, Wirral (22 miles) Map

Valle Crucis Abbey
Llangollen (20 miles) Map

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Museums

Cheshire Military Museum
The Castle, Chester CH1 2DN (7 miles) Map

Deva Roman Experience
Pierpoint Lane, Off Bridge Street, Chester, CH1 1NL (7 miles) Map

Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, CH1 2DD (7 miles) Map

TECHNIQUEST@NEWI Science Discovery Centre
Plas Coch, Mold Road, Wrexham, LL11 2AW, North Wales (6 miles) Map

Wrexham County Borough Museum
County Buildings, Regent Street, Wrexham, LL11 1RB (6 miles) Map

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Sport & Leisure

Darland Sports Centre
Chester Road, Rossett, (0 miles!) Map

Deeside Leisure Centre (& Ice Rink)
Chester Road West, Queensferry, Deeside, Flintshire CH5 1SA (14 miles) Map

The Groves Sports Centre
Penymaes Avenue, Wrexham, LL12 7AP (5.5 miles) Map

Gwyn Evans Sports Centre
Heol Cefn, Gwersyllt, Wrexham, LL11 4HG (6 miles) Map

Northgate Arena
Chester, CH2 2AU (7 miles) Map

Plas Madoc Leisure Centre
Llangollen Road, Acrefair, Wrexham, LL14 3HL (12 miles) Map

Runcorn Ski Centre
Town Park, Palacefields, Runcorn, Cheshire WA7 2PS (24 miles) Map

St David's Sports Centre
Rhosnesni Lane, Wrexham, LL13 9ET (5 miles) Map

Wrexham Waterworld
Holt Road, Wrexham, LL13 8DH (6 miles) Map

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