Flintshire is home to one of the seven wonders of Wales – the magnificent St Winefride’s Well in Holywell. But the delights of the ‘Gateway To Wales’ don’t stop there, thanks to Flintshire’s breathtaking natural beauty, its plethora of historic sites and places of intrigue. Curious to know more? Book one of our Flintshire hotels right away.
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What to do in Flintshire
With its stunning sand dunes and iconic lighthouse, add Talacre to the top of your Flintshire ‘to do’ list. Have traditional seaside fun down the arcades or try one of Talacre’s many eateries.
St Winefride’s Well
Make a pilgrimage to St Winefride’s Well to fill up a bottle of healing water, learn more about the legend of Winefride and find out why this shrine has become a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Greenfield Valley Heritage Park
Find out what a hard day’s graft used to be like at Greenfield Valley Heritage Park. Old farm, factory and mill buildings have been restored to recapture the heyday of Flintshire’s copper and cotton industrial past.
Every Wednesday and Saturday, the little town of Mold hosts the biggest street market in North Wales. Get yourself down to the High Street where you’ll find over 70 stalls selling cheese, meat, fresh fruit and veg, crockery, plants, clothes and more. Don’t forget to haggle for that bargain.
See the Clwydian Range’s purple haze
The Clwydian Range’s heather-topped hills are a sight to behold. Punctuated by Iron Age hill forts, limestone grasslands and wild orchids, an amble around this Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty is well worth it.
Holywell’s Pet Funeral Services
It’s not all doom and gloom at Holywell’s Pet Funeral Services. The ornamental gardens are award-winning, and the tearooms serve a mean lunch that attracts walkers and local residents alike.
Founded by former Prime Minister W.E. Gladstone, this unexpected library in the village of Hawarden is spectacular. In a grade I listed building, it contains over 250,000 books and pamphlets, studious reading rooms and a permanent exhibition dedicated to Gladstone himself.