John's Guidebook

John

John's Guidebook

Local pubs
Great local riverside pub. You’ll need to book if you’d like to eat.
Lovely well run riverside pub. Booking essential. Only surpassed locally by The Boat at Erbistock.
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The Cross Foxes
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Lovely well run riverside pub. Booking essential. Only surpassed locally by The Boat at Erbistock.
Closest local pub. Visitors can do a circular walk to the pub along the river Dee then return via the road. It’s about 3 miles there and one and a half back.
The White Horse Inn
21 High Street
Closest local pub. Visitors can do a circular walk to the pub along the river Dee then return via the road. It’s about 3 miles there and one and a half back.
Great location, service and food. Wonderful situation by the river Dee which flows past deep, dark and slow. Open fires. Slightly more expensive than most but well worth the premium.
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The Boat Inn
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Great location, service and food. Wonderful situation by the river Dee which flows past deep, dark and slow. Open fires. Slightly more expensive than most but well worth the premium.
Sightseeing
Lovely local mereside town, just four miles away. Has a lovely mereside cafe named the Boathouse - does wonderful lunches. Also great deli and local shops. Big Tesco also. Several takeaways.
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Ellesmere
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Lovely local mereside town, just four miles away. Has a lovely mereside cafe named the Boathouse - does wonderful lunches. Also great deli and local shops. Big Tesco also. Several takeaways.
Historic Chester - intact Roman walls encircle the town, a must to walk.
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Chester
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Historic Chester - intact Roman walls encircle the town, a must to walk.
20 miles distant, a wonderful historic town with many half timbered buildings, churches and a wonderful food scene.
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Shrewsbury
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20 miles distant, a wonderful historic town with many half timbered buildings, churches and a wonderful food scene.
An historic local Welsh town with wonderful Castle, horse drawn canal boat up to the Horseshoe Falls, steam train excursions, medieval river bridge and many good riverside places to eat out or picnic.
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Llangollen
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An historic local Welsh town with wonderful Castle, horse drawn canal boat up to the Horseshoe Falls, steam train excursions, medieval river bridge and many good riverside places to eat out or picnic.
A must see local attraction, visitors can walk out into the Aquaduct, 126 feet above the river. Boat and canoe trips are available.
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Pontcysyllte Aqueduct & Trevor Basin Visitor Centre
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A must see local attraction, visitors can walk out into the Aquaduct, 126 feet above the river. Boat and canoe trips are available.
Wonderful and healthy day out. Take a picnic and a torch to explore the caves. Don’t miss climbing the column.
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Hawkstone Park Follies
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Wonderful and healthy day out. Take a picnic and a torch to explore the caves. Don’t miss climbing the column.
Wonder full well preserved Iron Age fort to walk around. Great market on a Saturday and Wednesday. Lovely old Georgian market town. Don’t miss the historic ancient medieval church and remnants of the historic castle.
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Oswestry
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Wonder full well preserved Iron Age fort to walk around. Great market on a Saturday and Wednesday. Lovely old Georgian market town. Don’t miss the historic ancient medieval church and remnants of the historic castle.
Local favourite. Don’t miss the dungeon and well in the courtyard. Feel sorry for those French prisoners imprisoned in the dark dank dungeon in Napoleonic times…
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National Trust - Chirk Castle
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Local favourite. Don’t miss the dungeon and well in the courtyard. Feel sorry for those French prisoners imprisoned in the dark dank dungeon in Napoleonic times…
Supposedly one of the best gardens anywhere. Stunning. Don’t miss the Clive Jewels in the Castle.
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National Trust - Powis Castle and Garden
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Supposedly one of the best gardens anywhere. Stunning. Don’t miss the Clive Jewels in the Castle.
Wonderful rare example of a country house where nothing was ever thrown away. A rare survival.
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National Trust - Erddig
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Wonderful rare example of a country house where nothing was ever thrown away. A rare survival.
Visit here and walk the Aquaduct and go through the canal tunnel - if you’re feeling energetic walk to Trevor and the other Aquaduct. Or just stop for lunch at the Poachers pub.
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Chirk Aqueduct
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Visit here and walk the Aquaduct and go through the canal tunnel - if you’re feeling energetic walk to Trevor and the other Aquaduct. Or just stop for lunch at the Poachers pub.
One of the lovely local meres. You can walk down the canal from Ellesmere or do a circular walk. Wonderful at any time of year.
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Colemere
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One of the lovely local meres. You can walk down the canal from Ellesmere or do a circular walk. Wonderful at any time of year.
Wonderful waterfall. Best park a little short of the car park as it’s free by the roadside. Cafe isn’t cheap beware! Great walk up and around the top of the waterfall. Do be careful as the top is i fenced. Great views and truly spectacular!
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Llanrhaeadr-ym-Mochnant
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Wonderful waterfall. Best park a little short of the car park as it’s free by the roadside. Cafe isn’t cheap beware! Great walk up and around the top of the waterfall. Do be careful as the top is i fenced. Great views and truly spectacular!
Wonderful views. Great lakeside cycle - takes about an hour. Take a picnic and enjoy one of the many picnic spots. Best two are the village site and the main viewing area halfway up the west side of the reservoir.
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Lake Vyrnwy
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Wonderful views. Great lakeside cycle - takes about an hour. Take a picnic and enjoy one of the many picnic spots. Best two are the village site and the main viewing area halfway up the west side of the reservoir.
Great Lake to visit for sailing. Also white water rafting nearby plus a steam narrow gauge railway going up the side of the lake.
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Bala
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Great Lake to visit for sailing. Also white water rafting nearby plus a steam narrow gauge railway going up the side of the lake.
Many of our guests “do” Snowdon. It’s a fair drive, about an hour and a half each way but easily do-able in a day.
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Snowdonia National Park
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Many of our guests “do” Snowdon. It’s a fair drive, about an hour and a half each way but easily do-able in a day.
Fabulous walled town and castle. One of the best in Wales. Great town to walk round - don’t miss the wall walk to the top of the town! Spectacular views. Also lovely down by the harbour.
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Conwy
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Fabulous walled town and castle. One of the best in Wales. Great town to walk round - don’t miss the wall walk to the top of the town! Spectacular views. Also lovely down by the harbour.
Magnificent ruin - one of the ring of castles built to subjugate the Welsh by those vicious English monarchs.
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Rhuddlan Castle / Castell Rhuddlan
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Magnificent ruin - one of the ring of castles built to subjugate the Welsh by those vicious English monarchs.
Wonderful National Trust stately home. Great food festival. Lovely parkland.
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National Trust's Attingham Park
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Wonderful National Trust stately home. Great food festival. Lovely parkland.
Interesting market town. Wonderful rare choirstalls in the medieval church which has an interesting octagonal tower. Great annual food festival. Interesting Cheshire town to walk around.
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Nantwich
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Interesting market town. Wonderful rare choirstalls in the medieval church which has an interesting octagonal tower. Great annual food festival. Interesting Cheshire town to walk around.
Once the largest, busiest and most magnificent port in the world, many interesting museums and public buildings. The Albert dock and Naval Museums are well worth a visit.
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Liverpool
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Once the largest, busiest and most magnificent port in the world, many interesting museums and public buildings. The Albert dock and Naval Museums are well worth a visit.
Great walk up the hill from Llangollen. Wonderful views and an interesting ruin.
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Castell Dinas Bran
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Great walk up the hill from Llangollen. Wonderful views and an interesting ruin.
Easy walk up from Llangollen along the canal - or take the horse drawn boat.
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Horseshoe Falls
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Easy walk up from Llangollen along the canal - or take the horse drawn boat.
Interesting place to visit - you can walk from Llangollen quite easily.
Plas Newydd
Interesting place to visit - you can walk from Llangollen quite easily.
Well preserved Bronze Age hill fort. Good views and an easy half hour walk around the top.
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Old Oswestry Hill Fort
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Well preserved Bronze Age hill fort. Good views and an easy half hour walk around the top.
Many of our guests choose to climb Snowdon which is easily achievable in a day.
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Snowdonia National Park
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Many of our guests choose to climb Snowdon which is easily achievable in a day.
Kids day out
Great for little ones.
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BeWILDerwood Cheshire
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Great for little ones.
Lots to do for little ones.
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Park Hall The Countryside Experience
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Lots to do for little ones.
Antiques centre
Wrexham Antiques, Furniture and Collectables Centre & Bryn y grog Hall Antiques and Collectables
Very large antiques centre - many interesting stalls although quite a lot to sort through to find d something interesting! Food and drink also available.
Dagfields Craft & Antique Centre
Very large antiques centre - many interesting stalls although quite a lot to sort through to find d something interesting! Food and drink also available.
Food scene
Lovely local restaurant. Great food with seating areas inside and out. You’ll normally need to book.
Meze Greek Restaurant Ellesmere Shropshire
31 Cross Street
Lovely local restaurant. Great food with seating areas inside and out. You’ll normally need to book.
Really good local Chinese takeaway. Better if the two in Ellesmere.
New Wan Loy
9 Cross Street
Really good local Chinese takeaway. Better if the two in Ellesmere.
Local Kebab House.
Ellesmere Kebab House
23 Cross Street
Local Kebab House.
Old fashioned local Indian restaurant. Also does takeaway.
Asian Spices
1 Birch Road
Old fashioned local Indian restaurant. Also does takeaway.