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.
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.
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.
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.