Families looking for a free day out in Wrexham will find peace and tranquility with a woodland stroll around Nant Mill Country Park and Plas Power Woods. Covering an area of 42.3 hectares (104.6 acres), this ancient woodland is situated in the Clywedog valley between Bersham and Coedpoeth, 2.5km (1.6 miles) west of Wrexham.
Between the two woodland areas, families can follow a number of trails whereby they will encounter a number of wooden carved insects, an abundance of willdlife, a number of waterfalls, a ford, a weir and an adventure play ground. Better yet, dogs are welcome so a visit here is a day out for the whole family.
Both woodlands can be accessed via Nant Mill Visitors centre and car park. Nant Mill Visitors Centre was built in 1832, and here families can learn about the history of the Clywedog Valley as they stroll around this formerly used corn mill. Refreshments and information/children’s activities are also available here at select times. In the same vicinity of the corn mill, there are a number of picnic benches overlooking the river Clywedog. Don’t forget to take a seat on the beautifully carved wooden thrones for a family story before you explore the rest of the woodland.
So for an enchanting day out with kids in North Wales, why not give Nant Mill Country Park and Plas Power Woods a try. Who knows what you’ll encounter on your family adventure?
For more information, please read our review below which will also contain a number of images to help you gain a better understanding of what a family day out to Nant Mill County Park and Plas Power Woods could have in store for you!
*Nant Mill Wood is located adjacent to Wrexham County Council’s Nant Mill Visitor Centre. Plas Power Wood extends downstream from the centre.
*There are several different trails to follow, including the King Offa family trail (1.5km/1 mile in total), a circular walk which gives an insight into the vast and interesting history of the site; the seasonal loop (2km/1.2 miles in total), which is ideal for seeing bluebells in the spring and how the woods change through the year; and the Clywedog valley trail (9km/5.5 miles in total), where you can walk up the valley to Minera Lead Mines or down as far as King’s Mill.
*Small car park and the area is popular with dog walkers so we would recommend to get there early.
*Visitors Centre and toilets only open at select times during high season.
*Free family day out in North Wales but car park charges apply.
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