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An underrated and varied area, including rugged hills and a section of Offa’s Dyke, coal-mining heritage and low-lying water-meadows.
  • The Golden Lion, Rossett
    • Cook’s Bridge and Trevalyn (3 miles): A short level stroll on lanes and footpaths, with a couple of stretches along the pretty River Alyn.
    • Marford Quarry (4 miles): Walk through a wooded nature reserve, with good views across the Dee valley on the return journey. .
    • Along the Dee and Alyn (6 miles): A pleasant level walk through meadows, with stretches alongside the rivers Dee and Alyn.
  • The Wynnstay Arms, Ruabon
    • Gardden hillfort (2¼ miles): A short walk full of history: ancient Offa’s Dyke, a 19th-century icehouse and an Iron Age hillfort.
    • Wynnstay Estate (6½ miles): A glimpse of the family seat of the Wynn family, after which the pub is named.
    • Erddig and Wat’s Dyke (9½ miles): An all-day walk to a historic house set in a riverside country park, plus a long section of Wat’s Dyke.