GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loggerheads Country Park

3 miles (5 km)

Explore the beautiful Clwydian Range and Dee Valley in this stunning country park in Mold. Dramatic limestone cliffs, wooded gorges and secluded grasslands dominate the scenery while the River Alyn also runs through the park. Highlights include the walkway over the Devil's Gorge - a popular spot for abseilers. There are also several caves to explore, a restored water mill and the pretty riverside tea gardens.
The park contains the Clwydian Range Centre where you will find a wealth of information including details of the way-marked walks in the park. Loggerheads is located just to the west of Mold. Clywd Forest is only about a mile to the west and is a good option if you would like to continue your outing.
You could also climb the splendid Moel Famau for wonderful views over the area.
In nearby Ruthin you can explore the lovely grounds of the medieval Ruthin Castle. There's also nice walks along the River Clwyd to enjoy here.

Loggerheads Country Park Postcode

CH7 5LH - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Loggerheads Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Loggerheads Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Loggerheads Country Park Pubs/Cafes

After your exercise head to the Druid Inn in Llanferres on Ruthin Road (Postcode:CH7 5SN). Here you'll find a tremendous olde worlde atmosphere with low beamed ceilings and in the winter roaring log fires. The pub has a great menu, a nice outdoor seating area with countryside views.
Also on the Ruthin Road is We Three Loggerheads at postcode CH7 5LH. This pub is set in a restored 17th century coaching inn with a traditional bar andabeautiful vaulted restaurant.

Loggerheads Country Park Dog Walking

The woodland and river trails are ideal for dog walking so you will probabaly bump into other owners on your visit to the park. The Druid Inn and the We Three Loggerheads pubs mentioned above are also dog friendly.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just a few miles north of the park there's a nice little walk to do at Coed y Felin. There's peaceful woodland here with grassland, birds and wildflowers to enjoy.
The Mold Walk visits the park from the town by following a country lane to the site. It then goes on to climb Moel Famau just to the west. The historic town has some interesting old buildings including a Grade I listed church.
A few miles to the north there's the delightful Coed y Felin Woodland Walk in Hendre. Here you'll find a lovely little woodland nature reserve with bluebells and a wildflower meadow.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Clwydian Range Walks page.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Limestone cliffs, Loggerheads - geograph.org.uk - 35455

Limestone cliffs, Loggerheads

Loggerheads country Park - geograph.org.uk - 262476

Bridge over the river Alyn

Outbuildings at Loggerheads Country Park - geograph.org.uk - 933457

Outbuildings at Loggerheads Country Park

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Water Mill

River Alyn near Loggerheads - geograph.org.uk - 1328002

River Alyn near Loggerheads. A tributary of the Dee, which has its source in Llandegla Moors.

Bridleway near Loggerheads - geograph.org.uk - 1327980

Bridleway near the park. The bridleway has undergone a short diversion, crossing a new bridge and coming out on the east side of the petrol station as opposed to the west.

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