Ancient woods, winding rivers and magnificent historic sites can all be discovered within a stone’s throw of Ruabon. This pretty village is located in the county borough of Wrexham, roughly halfway between Wrexham and Llangollen. It is an ancient Welsh community, known for its historic landmarks, including the Gardden, an ancient hillfort dating back to the Iron Age. Just to the south of the village, Wynnstay is an opulent country house with beautiful gardens. Ruabon has a rich history as a centre for the iron, clay and coal industries and the region. The village is small enough to be explored entirely on foot, with family-run shops and a handful of good places to eat and drink. The Bridge End Inn is a local favourite, with good food and local ales. On the outskirts of the village, within walking distance of your holiday cottage in Ruabon, Offa’s Dyke is a massive earthwork that follows the border between England and Wales.
Llys Offa is a spacious family-friendly cottage offering tranquillity, multiple spaces for relaxation, a games room, sauna and outdoor heated swimming pool, all of which sit beside a running stream, just a stroll from the village of Ruabon and within easy reach of the attractions of North Wales.
Offa’s Dyke is a massive earthwork that follows the border between England and Wales. Self-catering holidays in Ruabon are popular among visitors hiking the Offa’s Dyke Path, which runs for 176 miles, from the Severn estuary near Chepstow to Prestatyn, on the north Wales coast. There are many impressive historic attractions to visit near the village, including the glorious estate and landscaped gardens of Erdigg, and the 700-year-old Welsh fortress and parkland of Chirk castle.
South of Ruabon, on the banks of the River Dee, Ty Mawr Country Park is an idyllic spot for a walk or picnic. Holiday Homes in Ruabon are close to many of Wales’ most spectacular destinations. The north coast is a scenic hour’s drive northward, with sandy beaches, clifftop walks and secluded, rocky coves. The shimmering lakes and snowy mountains of Snowdonia National Park lie to the village’s west. And delightful market towns such as Whitchurch and Market Drayton are a short drive eastward, across the English border.