Area: Flintshire

*Discover Flintshire
Overview

Downloadable PDFs of twenty-five Rural Walks plus of some other walks around and about the County.

*Flintshire County Council
Overview

'Rights of Way ... Rural Walks Booklet ... The Walkabout Flintshire Programme ... The Clwydian Range ... The Dee Estuary and Birding ...'

*Hawarden Community Council
Overview

'The Council has devised 4 circular walks in the Community for residents and visitors to the area who enjoy walking in the open countryside ... The Council also sponsors the Community Walks Group which provides free conducted walks every Friday.'

*Holywell Rambling Club
Overview

'Holywell Rambling is one of the oldest rambling clubs in North Wales. It was formed in 1956 as a result of a conversation on a bus journey. This resulted in one the participants, Fred Long, calling a public meeting to form a Rambling Club ... The club is affiliated to the Ramblers’ Association but its walking activities are totally independent. It does however support all the RA objectives and members have and continue to hold posts within the local RA structures.'

*Rhydymwyn and Hendre Community Group
Overview

'A working party under the umbrella of Friends of Rhydymwyn Valley (FORV) ... produced a 64 page book called Rhydymwyn and Hendre - A Tale of Two Villages. The book covers a whole range of subjects including both modern and ancient history of the villages, has many excellent illustrations, maps and photographs, as well as featuring memories from residents and former residents. Use the history book as a guide for a short walk around Rhydymwyn - places marked in red appear in the book ...'

*Treuddyn Community Council
Overview

'Five circular walks have been developed in partnership with Flintshire County Council Footpath Inspector and the Ramblers Association with funding from Cadwyn Clwyd via the Welsh Assembly Government and the EU Rural Development Fund.'

*Wepre Park
Size (acreage)160
Overview

'Wepre Park is much larger than you may expect. Its 160 acres of beautiful and ancient woodlands, pools and glades follow Wepre Brook along its course almost as far as the village of Ewloe, and are well worth exploring.'

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Flintshire County Council

Borderlands Line Walks
Overview

'This unique line traverses a wide variety of landscape through the rugged hilly region of North East Wales, the plains of Dee Estuary and the gently undulating terrain of the Wirral Peninsula.'

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The Borderlands Line

Dee Estuary Walks
Overview

'The Dee Estuary and surrounding area offer outstanding opportunities for combining birdwatching and walking. Note that a high spring tide can completely cover both the beach and marsh so take that into account when planning your walk ...'

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Richard Smith Dee Estuary Birding

Flintshire Self Guided Walks
Overview

The 28 PDF Walk Descriptions 'are from the Flintshire County Council Countryside Services Book "Rural Walks in Flintshire" with the Council's permission. They are copyright and are available free at council outlets'.

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Llanarmon.com

Hawarden Walk
Distance (miles)5
Overview

'Historic Village woodland and farmland. Hawarden was the home of W. E. Gladstone, British Prime Minister for four terms. ...'

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Discover Flintshire

Open to Offas Challenge
Overview

'This is our own annual challenge event with a choice of three distances - 30, 24 or 14 miles. It is based in Cilcain near Mold and is highly regarded attracting upwards of 100 participants most years.' Held Mid September.

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Merseystride LDWA

Pilgrim's Way North Wales
Distance (miles)130
Overview

'Long distance footpath linking St Winefride's Well at Holywell with Bardsey Island.'

Thomas Pennant Walks
Overview

Five walks have been surveyed and written by members of the Cymdeithas Thomas Pennant to commemorate the bicentenary of the publication of "The History of the Parishes of Whiteford and Holywell".

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Thomas Pennant Society

Trelawnyd - Gwaenysgor Walk
Distance (miles)6
Overview

'Wide views, ancient history and rolling farmland.'

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Denbighshire County Council

Wales Coast Path
Distance (miles)870
Overview

'Developed by the Welsh Government in partnership with Natural Resources Wales (incorporating the former Countryside Council for Wales), sixteen local authorities and two National Parks. In addition to funding from the Welsh Government and the coastal local authorities of approximately £2 million per year, the European Regional Development Fund has allocated nearly £4 million over four years in support of the project.'

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Natural Resources Wales

Walkabout Flintshire
Overview

'The Group has been re-formed and is now self financing thanks to a grant from Flintshire County Council.  We have a new constitution and an organising committee but we are still dedicated to providing free led walks in Flintshire (and beyond). We will be maintaining our links to Troedio Clwyd Walks who will concentrate on walks in Denbighshre.'

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