Attractions

With excellent road links, our cottages are in the perfect location to enjoy the popular countryside and coast of North Wales and Cheshire. The tourist towns of Llandudno, Conwy, Llangollen, and Chester are very accessible and can be reach within 30-45 minutes drive.

Liverpool, Manchester, Anglesey and Snowdonia National Park are only 1 hour away.  

Llandudno

Benefiting from a beautiful promenade flanked by impressive Victorian and Edwardian architecture, Llandudno is a year round popular seaside resort. With two award winning beaches, complete with donkey rides and 'Punch and Judy' shows in the summer, and a traditional pier it has many things to occupy a visitor. Head to the Great Orme for beautiful walks and fantastic scenery, take a cable car or try the tramline which will take you to the summit.  Explore the Copper mines, enjoy a day shopping or watch a show at 'Venue Cymru' theatre.

Conwy

The beautiful harbour and walled town of Conwy is well worth a visit.  The approach into the town towards the imposing castle, is stunning and never fails to impress.

There is a lovely range of boutique shops, small art and craft galleries, and a good range of cafes to relax in.  It's a great place to pick up a souvenir.  Or Enjoy fish and chips at the harbour-side.  You can also pay an entry fee to explore the castle itself - Fabulous views from the turrets!

Conwy

The beautiful harbour and walled town of Conwy is well worth a visit.  The approach into the town towards the imposing castle, is stunning and never fails to impress.

There is a lovely range of boutique shops, small art and craft galleries, and a good range of cafes to relax in.  It's a great place to pick up a souvenir, or enjoy fish and chips at the harbour-side.  You can also pay an entry fee to explore the castle itself - Fabulous views from the turrets!

Shopping

The very popular, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village (With many dog friendly shops) is only a 30 minute drive away, with many well known branded shops, go and grab yourself a bargain! Chester is well worth a visit and is only 25 minutes away.  Liverpool One and Manchester Trafford Centre can be reached in under an hour.

Chester

Famed as being one of the prettiest cities in Europe, Chester is bursting with history. It was founded by the Romans over 2000 years ago, and has the most complete city walls in Britain. A unique feature of Chester are it's half timbered medieval buildings and two tiered rows, perfect for shopping in any weather! It's a bustling city, great for a day out shopping, taking a cruise on the river Dee or enjoying a meal or drinks in one of the city's many bars and restaurants. 

Ruthin

The picturesque town of Ruthin, is small but it has a big personality! 

It is well maintained and steeped in history, with many black and white Tudor buildings, including Nantclwyd House (National Trust) It also boasts a refurbished castle with gardens (Pictured above), where you can enjoy an afternoon tea watching the peacocks.  It has a fabulous selection of antique shops, and local artisan and craft shops.  Plus, there's a good craft with cafe at the bottom of town.

​It's common to hear Welsh spoken here as the first language.  There are also many Welsh souvenir's on offer.

Ruthin

The picturesque town of Ruthin, is small but it has a big personality! 

It is well maintained and steeped in history, with many black and white Tudor buildings, including Nantclwyd House (National Trust) It also boasts a refurbished castle with gardens (Pictured above), where you can enjoy an afternoon tea watching the peacocks.  It has a fabulous selection of antique shops, and local artisan and craft shops.  Plus, there's a good craft centre with cafe at the bottom of town.

​It's common to hear Welsh spoken here as the first language.  There are also many Welsh souvenir's on offer.

Historic Places

With fabulous National Trust properties locally, we highly recommend  Erddig Hall - Wrexham, Bodnant Gardens, Anglesey. Chirk Castle, Chirk.

In addition, Ruthin, Conwy, and Boddlewedyn Castles are well worth a visit. 

Liverpool

Head to Liverpool One for fantastic shopping opportunities or visit the cavern club and soak up the ambience of live bands and history of the Beatles. Explore the Albert Dock for restaurants, cafés and a wide selection of 'Free entry' museums and galleries including the Tate gallery.

The drive to Llangollen via the horseshoe pass is spectacular! Its a great town and has plenty to offer for visitors. It has a good range of cafes, restaurants and gift shops.  It's famous for its horse drawn canal boat trips, steam train rides through the beautiful valley and for the more adventurous, there are a range of watersports on offer, kayaking, rafting.. etc

Make sure you also visit Pontcysyllte Aquaduct, a UNESCO World heritage site famed for being the highest canal in the world.  You can walk over it on foot or take a short boat trip.

Llangollen 

Chester Zoo

One not to miss! Chester Zoo, is the UK's number 1 wildlife attraction, with 1.4 million visitor every year. Chester Zoo  is involved in many conservation projects both here in the UK and abroad.  It is home to 12,000 animals in an 110 acre award winning zoological gardens and unbelievably it's getting bigger still.

How To Find Us

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages are conveniently located on the A541 between Mold and Denbigh in North Wales.  The holiday cottages are 10mins from the A55 - westbound lies the beautiful Anglesey whilst eastbound links onto the M56 motorway.

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages

Denbigh Road, Melin-Y-Wern

Flintshire

CH7 5RH

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For regular updates on things to do, please visit the The Old Mill Blog.  The Blog is regularly updated with local attractions to visit, Food & Drink experiences and what's on in the local area.  

 

I look forward to welcoming you soon

best wishes Liz 

The Old Mill Holiday Cottages is set in almost 2 acres of land, featuring beautiful landscaped gardens and natural woodland.  Guest facilities include outside seating with a BBQ area, dog walk and the 'Mini Mill' playpark   

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The Old Mill is set in almost 2 acres of land, featuring beautiful landscaped gardens and natural woodland.  Guest facilities include outside seating with a BBQ area, dog walk and the 'Mini Mill' playpark.

    

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Located in an 'Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' the cottages are in stunning countryside, yet with convenient road-links. Closeby you can explore beautiful beaches and popular towns of Llandudno, Conwy, Chester, Llangollen & Anglesey.

     

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The Old Mill offers a range of Four Star self-catering accommodation set in picturesque landscaped gardens that guests have full access to.  All fully restored with a mix of old and new to retain the Old Mill charm and character.  Each cottage is light and airy with dedicated off road parking.  There is easy access to the extensive landscaped gardens with a footpath area for dog walking, lovely seating areas perfect for picnics and lovely views.

    

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