GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Clywedog Trail

5 miles (8.5 km)

Enjoy a waterside walk along the River Clywedog on this pleasant route in Wrexham. The walk runs for just over 5 miles, following a fairly flat, waymarked footpath from King's Mills to the Minera Lead Mines and Country Park.
The walk starts at King's Mills at the south eastern tip of the town. From here you pick up the trail and head west toward Felin Puleston where you skirt the edge of the National Trust's Erddig Hall and Country Park. You can take a detour from the route and head south to explore the 1,200-acre estate surrounding the 18th century Erddig Hall.
The route continues west past Ddol and Bersham before coming to Nant Mill. Here you'll find another country park with a visitor centre named after the historic corn mill located at the site. You'll also enjoy some woodland trails through Plas Power Wood before coming to the Minera Lead Mines and Country Park. The park gives you a view into the interesting industrial past of the Clywedog Valley. On the site there's a museum where you can explore the remains of the lead processing areas from the 18th and 19th centuries. There's also the restored beam engine house, winding engine and boiler houses.

Clywedog Trail Postcode

LL13 0NS - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Clywedog Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Clywedog Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Clywedog Trail Pubs/Cafes

The Kings Mills pub is located at the start/finish of the route. They do very good food and have a nice outdoor area if the weather is good. You can find the pub at a postcode of LL13 0NS.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

The Clywedog Trail through Plas Power Woods - geograph.org.uk - 209471

The Clywedog Trail through Plas Power Woods. Great section this, through well managed mixed woodland

Bend in the River Clywedog - geograph.org.uk - 1070880

Bend in the River Clywedog. Just along the Clywedog Trail from Minera lead mines before Nant Mill

Mystery Cast Iron Marker - geograph.org.uk - 1401007

Mystery Cast Iron Marker. These markers are located on the Clywedog Trail, between Minera and Bersham. They are standing about 9high, 9across, and marked W W. They could be a boundary marker of the Williams-Wynn estate. Sir Watkin William Wynn held the Wynnstay estate near Ruabon. [information supplied by John Turner]

Nant Mill Pool - geograph.org.uk - 656009

Nant Mill Pool. Once a millpond, now a duck pond near the end of Nant Hall Road in Prestatyn. The mill and its pond were here in the twelfth century.

Nant Mill at Coedpoeth - geograph.org.uk - 54755

Nant Mill at Coedpoeth. Traditional water mill set in beautiful surroundings in the Nant Valley.

The Kings Mill Wrecsam - geograph.org.uk - 65631

The Kings Mill Wrexham. A watermill on the Afon Clywedog on the outskirts of Wrexham.

Minera Lead Mines - geograph.org.uk - 310965

Minera Lead Mines, near to Coedpoeth, Wrexham/Wrecsam, Great Britain. Restored engine house on Meadows Shaft.

Minera Lead Mines - geograph.org.uk - 622584

Minera Lead Mines. Ruined buildings at the museum which were excavated and restored during the 1990's.

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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