Things To Do: Wrexham

About Wrexham

Wrexham, located in North Wales, offers a diverse range of activities for visitors. One of the top attractions is the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a UNESCO World Heritage site, where visitors can enjoy boat trips and scenic walks. History enthusiasts can explore Erddig, a stunning 18th-century mansion and garden, or visit the Wrexham County Borough Museum to learn about the local heritage. For families, the Xplore! Science Discovery Centre provides interactive experiences, while Alyn Waters Country Park offers beautiful natural landscapes and outdoor recreational activities.


If you are looking for some fun and interesting things to do in Wrexham, you have plenty of options to choose from. Wrexham has a lot to offer to visitors of all ages and interests. Here are some of the best things to do in Wrexham:

* Visit the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that spans the River Dee. This impressive engineering feat was built in the early 19th century and is the longest and highest aqueduct in Britain. You can walk or cycle across the aqueduct, or take a boat ride along the canal for a scenic view of the countryside.

* Explore Erddig Castle, a stunning Grade-I listed National Trust property that dates back to the 17th and 18th centuries. Erddig is one of the finest country houses in Wales, with a rich collection of furniture, paintings, textiles and more. You can also enjoy the beautiful gardens, orchards and parkland that surround the house.

* Marvel at the St Giles's Church, the most beautiful church in Wales and one of the Seven Wonders of Wales. St Giles's Church is a Gothic masterpiece that dominates the town centre. It has a magnificent tower that rises to 135 feet, and a splendid interior with stained glass windows, carved woodwork and medieval monuments.

* Book a table at the Lemon Tree, a charming hotel that was once a 19th century private residence. The Lemon Tree offers friendly service and a delicious restaurant that serves local and seasonal dishes. The hotel is conveniently located near the town centre and the train station.

* Learn about the history and culture of Wrexham at the Xplore! Science Discovery Centre, a fun and interactive museum that features exhibits, workshops, shows and more. Xplore! Science Discovery Centre is a great place for families and children to discover science, technology, engineering and maths in an engaging way.



High St in Wrexham

Local Attractions

Erddig Estate – Situated on a dramatic escarpment above the winding Clywedog river – More Info

Chirk Castle – Chirk is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I still inhabited today – More Info

Bangor on Dee Racecourse – Nestled in picturesque countryside and surrounded by idyllic Welsh hills – More Info

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct – A UNESCO World Heritage Site which spans the River Dee – More Info

St Giles Parish Church – A stunning Gothic masterpiece which dominates the town centre – More Info

The Lemon Tree – This charming hotel & restaurant was once a 19th century private residence – More Info

Xplore! Science Discovery Centre – A fun and interactive museum that features exhibits, workshops, shows and more – More Info

Wrexham County Borough Museum – Learn about heritage and history of Wrexham and it's surrounding area – More Info

Alyn Waters Country Park – Offering beautiful natural landscapes and outdoor activities – More Info

Minera Lead Mines – A fascinating glimpse into the industrial past of the beautiful Clywedog Valley – More Info

TNR Outdoors – Outdoor activity centre with Axe Throwing, Archery, Air Rifle Shooting and more – More Info

Stiwt Arts Trust – Home to a beautiful 490 seat proscenium arch theatre plus three flexible event spaces – More Info

Ty Pawb – Cultural community resource, bringing together arts and markets – More Info

Mount Snowdon – Why not take a hike up Wales' most famous Mountain and see in the breath-taking views – More Info

Plassey Retail Village – Over 25 delightfully individual shops & craft workshops set around charming Edwardian buildings – More Info


Wrexam FC – Visit the Racecourse Ground and see where Ryan and Rob's team play – More Info

The Turf Pub – Stop for a pint at the Turf Pub, as featured in the 'Welcome To Wrexham' series – More Info



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