Things To Do

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.  The Old Mill is ideally situated in the small hamlet of Melin-Y-Wern (Mill-on-the-Marsh) with lovely walks from the doorstep.  After a busy day sight-seeing, there are many pubs and restaurants locally to enjoy - A favourite with our guests is The Cherry Pie Inn, which is just next door! With dog friendly cottages available, The Old Mill can really be a relaxing home away from home for guests! 

Days Out

The Old Mill is in a convenient central location, with a fabulous range of places to visit close-by.  With beautiful beaches and stunning countryside to discover, you're spolit for choice. within a 30-45 minute radius you can explore, the popular towns of Llandudno, Chester, Conwy, and Llangollen to name but a few!  You can also get to Snowdon, Anglesey, Liverpool and Manchester in under an hour...

Local Area

The Old Mill is located in Flintshire in an 'Area of 'Outstanding Natural Beauty'.  Enjoy countryside and woodland walks from the doorstep.  Or visit the popular market town of Mold and Denbigh, only 6 miles in each direction.


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. 

We have x4 lovely foodie pubs in walking distance! and have created a illustrated walking map for guests.

To share with you our local recommendations on our favourite walks, we've also created a blog 'Our - Top 5 Stunning Local Walks'

Outdoor Activities

Get active during your stay at The Old Mill and try a host of different Outdoor Activities!


Plan a visit to some of the best beaches North Wales has to offer, such as Colwyn Bay, Talacre, Anglesey, Llandudno and Rhos On Sea!

Eating Out

Our favourite local restaurants include:

Cherry Pie Inn (Next Door!)

The Cross Foxes - Nannerch

Fox Inn - Ysceifiog

The Crown Inn, Lixwm 

Indian Lounge (Best in Wales) - Nannerch

Dinorben Arms - Bodfari 

Piccadilly - Caerwys

Glas Fryn - Mold,
The Fat Boar - Mold 


The very popular, Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet Village, 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..

Castles and National Trust 

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. 

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! In June 2015 the new 'Islands' project opened which recreates the amazing tropical environments of 6 south East Asian islands, a whole new area to explore and discover. Find out more here!

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