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The 2019 Wrexham Walking Festival will be taking place from Saturday 1st June - Sunday 9th June.

9 days of walks in beautiful north-east Wales

Monthly Programme of Themed Walks for the Friends of Tŷ Mawr - Autumn 2018

Thursday 20th September

Scavenging walk and hedgerow hunt, looking for and picking blackberries, sloes and plums.

OPTIONAL - Lunch (Harvest Buffet) and Activities (Creating bramble meringues, sloe gin and sugar plums).  (£5, BOOKING ESSENTIAL)

Thursday 18th October

Autumn Colour Tree Trail captured on film (Please bring a camera/phone if you wish to take photos but all are welcome with or without).

OPTIONAL - Lunch (Autumn Colour Kitchen Buffet) and Activities (Photography hints and tips on how to get the best nature shots).  (£5, BOOKING ESSENTIAL)

Thursday 15th November

Mindfulness walk - mindful walking and mindfulness in nature.

OPTIONAL - Lunch (Food for Thought Buffet) and Activities (Natural Mandalas and mindfulness exercises).  (£5, BOOKING ESSENTIAL)

Thursday 20th December

Christmas evergreen collection for decorations.

OPTIONAL - Lunch (Seasonal Savoury/Sweet Buffet) and Activity (Christmas Wreaths/Table Centres).  (£5, BOOKING ESSENTIAL)


All walks are led by Roz, meeting at 10.15 for a 10.30 start from Tŷ Mawr Country Park, Cae Gwilym Lane, Cefn Mawr, Wrexham LL14 3PE.  Free and open to all but there is a £1 charge for parking.  Boots and waterproofs are required and it is advisable to carry water.

All are welcome to stay for lunch and to join in with the activities provided they have booked and paid in advance.  The aim is to finish at 3 pm.

To get to Tŷ Mawr by public transport from Wrexham, take EasyCoach Bus 2 to Oswestry from Bay 1 at King’s St Bus Station at 9.32 or Arriva Bus 2A to Oswestry from Bay 3 at 9.37.

The Friends of Tŷ Mawr are a charitable group working to support the Country Park.

To book

Please phone Tŷ Mawr on 01978-822780 and speak to Sue.

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On Fridays at Alyn Waters Country Park, Gwersyllt.  Meet at the Visitor Centre
(LL11 4AG) at 9.00am.  The walk is generally in the country park (Gwersyllt and Llay sides), covers 3-4 miles and lasts about 90 minutes with refreshments available afterwards at the Visitor Centre.  Beginners welcome.  For more details, contact

All walks are circular through countryside and meadows.


For more details, ring 01978-751385


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