Escape the hussle and bussle and recharge your batteries with some beautiful local walks. Leave the car behind and enjoy countryside and woodland walks directly from the door step.
The perfect way to wind down relax, and blow away the cobwebs! Leave the car behind and explore directly from the door step. Within a 50 minute round trip from The Old Mill Cottages, guests can experience fantastic AONB woodland and countryside walks to the pretty villages of Nannerch, Ysciefiog & LIxwm, With x4 lovely foodie pubs in walking distance you'll be spoilt for choice. (complete with log fires in the winter!) Click here to see our map of pub walks to dog friendly foodie pubs
Moel Famau Country Park is in the heart of the Clwydian Range Area of Natural outstanding beauty. At the main entrance to the park is an ideal area for picnics, complete with children's play area and refreshments. There are many walks available from here, with fantastic views across to Snowdonia and Merseyside. The summit of Moel Famau is 554m, at the top lies the ruin of the Jubilee Tower, an iconic landmark of the area that can be seen in all directions.
Loggerheads Country park with it's beautiful wooded river valley, complete with dramatic cliffs and out crop it is a great place for a stroll or a starting point to begin exploring the Clwydian Range. Many events take place here throughout the year, so check the website for up to date information www.visitclwydianrange.co.uk. Its also home to cafe Florence, which is open 7 days a week, or try We Three Loggerheads traditional country pub.
Loggerheads Country park with it's beautiful wooded river valley, complete with dramatic cliffs and out crop it is a great place for a stroll or a starting point to begin exploring the Clwydian Range. Many events take place here throughout the year, so check the website for up to date information www.visitclwydianrange.co.uk. It's also home to cafe Florence, which is open 7 days a week as well as We Three Loggerheads a traditional country pub perfect for an post walk recharge! Read our Loggerheads blog here.
Snowdon is the highest mountain in Wales and approximately an hours drive from the Old Mill. It can be explored by foot along one of the many marked paths which are suitable for range of abilities or you can even take a train to the summit (1085m). The scenery is fantastic, and on a clear day you're rewarded with magnificent views. When you reach the summit you can even have a rest in the visitor centre and cafe, the highest in Wales!
For The Love of Walking
David Snowdon-Jones MBE
Flintshire-born and educated, in 2017 David, his wife Audrey and family have celebrated 50 years of trading at the Cherry Pie Inn Melin-y-Wern, next door to The Old Mill Holiday Cottages.
Visit Davids website To read more about his incredible fund raising for charity and view several local walking maps.
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
The Old Mill Blog
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