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Wrexham / Wrecsam

Wrexham


Slow Ways linking Wrexham and Buckley, Chester, Ellesmere, Mold, Rhosllanerchrugog, Tattenhall, Threapwood

Wales / Wrexham / Wrexham

Wrexham’s seven Slow Ways are 43% checked

Drawn: 7/7
reviewed: 2/7
verified: 2/7
and surveyed: 1/7

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Many Slow Ways have several route options. Some will be better than others, or good for different reasons.

Our goal is for each Slow Way to have at least one route that is verified and surveyed. To be verified – and get its snail badge – a route needs at least three positive reviews.

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Walk to Wrexham from further afield

Slow Way Route To do
Buckley—Wrexham
Bucwre one Pioneer me Distance 18km/11mi Ascent 259m Descent 189m
Mold—Wrexham
Molwre one Pioneer me Distance 22km/14mi Ascent 550m Descent 528m
Rhosllanerchrugog—Wrexham
Rhowre one Survey me Distance 9km/5mi Ascent 70m Descent 160m
Rhosllanerchrugog—Wrexham
Rhowre two Review me Distance 9km/6mi Ascent - Descent -
Wrexham—Chester
Wreche one

Double check Distance 21km/13mi Ascent 172m Descent 233m
Wrexham—Chester
Wreche two

Double check Distance 19km/12mi Ascent - Descent -
Wrexham—Chester
Wreche three Enjoy me Distance 20km/12mi Ascent - Descent -
Wrexham—Ellesmere
Wreell one Pioneer me Distance 25km/15mi Ascent 226m Descent 233m
Wrexham—Tattenhall
Wretat one Pioneer me Distance 23km/14mi Ascent 144m Descent 197m
Wrexham—Threapwood
Wrethr one Pioneer me Distance 16km/10mi Ascent 76m Descent 138m

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Collective progress

45% of Wrexham’s seven route options are drawn, reviewed, surveyed and/or verified

10/10

drawn

5/10

reviewed

1/10

surveyed

2/10

verified

7 people have contributed to Wrexham’s Slow Ways

5 people have pledged to walk and review a route

1 people have surveyed a route in Wrexham

78km out of 182km have been walked and reviewed

204km of reviews have been shared in Wrexham

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A superb walk from the quiet streets and great views of Rhosllannerchrugog to the bustle of Wrexham via Erddig Country Park. Safe and relaxing as it avoids a dangerous road crossing. I found the lanes I had to walk were quiet....

David Sanderson

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Rhosllanerchrugog—Wrexham

David Sanderson added Rhowre two, a new walk from Rhosllanerchrugog to Wrexham

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A rainy start for this one from Wrexham through the Erdigg estate and over a couple of very boggy fields. Some interesting signs of industrial history, old mine workings in the distance,. Route was easy to navigate though a busy crossing of A483 was dicey....

J Walker

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A straightforward route from Chester, though the majority of the walk is alongside the main road. Too early for blossom but did enjoy the first iced ring of spring in the hedgerow. Does get a lot more interesting from Marford when the route diverts from the main road through a nature reserve and past the Flash pond....

J Walker

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Leaving Wrexham you notice the ancient trees on the edge of a housing estate which hint at an old driveway into the country estate (National Trust) of Erddig....

J Mitchell

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Barbed wire on gates stopping access to fields for a look or a wee (admittedly not on actual path, but I've never seen barbed or razor wire on top of gates before). No fanfare or sign that you've crossed from England into Wales when you cross the grey Pulford Brook - though bilingual road signs a bit later let you know this is border territory - the Motte and Bailey beside it unloved and inaccessible....

J Mitchell

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In any case, it’s possible to cross the railway line earlier than the route suggests by taking the first footbridge and following the path on the other side through fields to join the B5605....

C Hanson

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Again, the footpath hugs the main road but is easy and safe to walk along. It's a fairly monotonous plod; you'll pass the drive of the Eaton estate, set well back off the main road, and a large garden centre and cross the border into Wales over a small bridge just after the Grosvenor Hotel in the village of Pulford....

C Hanson

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Mary Oz surveyed Wreche three

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Reaching the A483 and the A55, it helped to be on the correct side of the road, which I have indicated in the gpx file, to use the safest crossing points and paved sides of the roads. The last section where we left the A483 to head into Chester had an unexpected rural feel, and then we crossed the River Dee to reach the end of the route, and then the station (via a couple of great pubs)....

Mary Oz

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Before walking from Wrexham to Chester, I looked on Google Maps Street View and decided there was no way I was going to walk across the A483 by the railway crossing at OS Grid Ref: SJ 33972 54202. It is a busy dual carriageway with a 70mph speed limit. I've uploaded and now walked WreChe Three based on further suggestions from JammyScone....

Mary Oz

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Before walking from Wrexham to Chester, I looked on Google Maps Street View and decided there was no way I was going to walk across the A483 by the railway crossing at OS Grid Ref: SJ 33972 54202. It is a busy dual carriageway with a 70mph speed limit....

Mary Oz

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David Sanderson took this photo on Wreche three

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A lot of the English half of the route is by a main road, which might not be to some tastes, but it is on a pavement throughout and offers some interesting buildings both beside the road and in the distance. Links to public transport are excellent throughout as it follows a lot of the route of the 1 bus between Wrexham and Chester....

David Sanderson

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Wrexham—Chester

Mary Oz added Wreche three, a new walk from Wrexham to Chester

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I walked this route from Rhosllanerchrugog.The route through the town and a housing estate is winding and not always obvious....

Tim Ryan

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Wrexham—Chester

Hiking Historian pledged to walk Wreche two

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Wrexham

Kate Bunning surveyed Wrexham

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Most importantly, I would urge using Wrexham Road with its safe, wide pavements instead of deviating via Rake Lane which has fast moving traffic and no footway making it a much less safe and accessible walk....

Jammyscone

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Wrexham—Chester

Jammyscone added Wreche two, a new walk from Wrexham to Chester

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Buckley—Wrexham

Slow Ways added Bucwre one, a new walk from Buckley to Wrexham

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Mold—Wrexham

Slow Ways added Molwre one, a new walk from Mold to Wrexham

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Rhosllanerchrugog—Wrexham

Slow Ways added Rhowre one, a new walk from Rhosllanerchrugog to Wrexham

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Wrexham—Chester

Slow Ways added Wreche one, a new walk from Wrexham to Chester

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Wrexham—Ellesmere

Slow Ways added Wreell one, a new walk from Wrexham to Ellesmere

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Wrexham—Tattenhall

Slow Ways added Wretat one, a new walk from Wrexham to Tattenhall

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Wrexham—Threapwood

Slow Ways added Wrethr one, a new walk from Wrexham to Threapwood

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Wrexham, Mon 27 May

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Wrexham’s Slow Ways starting point

Grid ref

SJ3297250807

Lat / Lon

53.05032° / -3.00137°

Easting / Northing

332,972E / 350,807N

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Facilities

Users have reported that the following facilities can be found within 1km of Wrexham's meeting point

Public toilet

Wheelchair accessible toilet

Supermarket or convenience shop

Restaurant, cafe or pub

Accommodation

Accommodation for under £50 a night

Campsite

Bothy

Free wifi

Mobility scooter hire

Off-road wheelchair hire

Disabled Parking

Train station

Bus stop

Ferry

Official ‘Walkers are Welcome’ town

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