GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Alyn Waters Country Park

2 miles (4 km)

Enjoy peaceful walking and cycling in this lovely country park in the Alyn Valley, Wrexham. The Park is split into two sections either side of the River Alyn which runs through the centre of the park. As such there are delightful riverside walks to enjoy and other well surfaced paths taking you through woodland and grassland.
Alyn Waters also contains a visitor centre with a cafe and gift shop, a Local Nature Reserve and a Trim Trail with a selection of different simple exercise equipment. Look out for a variety of wildlife including kingfishers, buzzards, kestrels, foxes, adders, grass snakes, smooth newts and a variety of bats.
Alyn Waters is located 3 miles North of Wrexham between Gwersyllt, Bradley and Llay. The Wat's Dyke Way Heritage Trail runs through the park so you could follow this walking route if you would like to continue your walk. Also nearby is Waun-y-llyn Country Park where you can climb to the top of Hope Mountain for wonderful views of the region.


LL11 4AG - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Alyn Waters Country Park OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Alyn Waters Country Park Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Head west and you could visit something of a hidden gem at Nant-y-Ffrith. Here you'll find a splendid wooded gorge with streams, caves and a significant waterfall. Near here there's also the expansive Llandegla Forest where there's miles of walking and cycling trails to try.
Nearer to Wrexham you can try the Clywedog Trail where there's more riverside trails and a visit to the picturesque Nant Mill and Bersham Waterfall.


Visitors centre at Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrecsam - - 49780

Visitors centre at Alyn Waters Country Park, Wrexham. This country park between the Mold Road (A541) and the Afon Alun, and incorporates several areas of reclaimed industrial sites.

Worms Wood - - 328853

Worms Wood

Afon Alun - - 204683

Afon Alun. The River Alyn in Alyn Waters Country Park / Parc Gwledig Dyfroedd Alun, close to Bradley Mill Bridge.

Country Lane near Bryn-yr-eithin - - 284786

Country Lane near Bryn-yr-eithin. Looking along Park Road from the entrance to Bryn-yr-eithin heading for the back of Alyn Waters Country Park, and Bradley.

Sculpture at Alyn Waters Country Park - - 3723033

Sculpture in the car park.

A leafy walk in Alyn Waters Country Park - - 3723185

A leafy walk


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Alyn Waters Country Park.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)