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Town and Heritage Trails

Buckley Heritage Trail

Follow the way-marked sculptures and information points on this heritage trail to explore Buckley’s industrial past and beyond. The trail takes in many sites of interest celebrating the town’s former pottery and brick-making industries.

Connah’s Quay Industrial Heritage Walk

This trail highlights the important contribution Connah’s Quay made to the local economy and aims to preserve this industrial heritage for future generations. Explore the often untold story of the areas industrial heritage.

Flint Heritage Trail

Celebrating the history of Flint from its foundation by King Edward I to the present day. Interpretation panels link the route between Flint Castle (1277), the waterfront and the town centre. Along the high street, the route is marked with bronze plaques in the pavement that depict trades that have helped shaped the towns over the years.

Holywell Heritage Trail

Explore the rich heritage of Holywell, from the 7th Century to the industrial revolution, on this fascinating trail through the town. Beginning in the high street, the trail leads you through the Greenfield Valley, then joins the ancient pilgrim’s trail to Basingwerk Abbey and St Winefride’s Well taking in rich wildlife and lovely views along the way.

Mold Town Trail

Explore Mold’s fascinating past on this town trail. Beginning at the statue of ‘Father of the Welsh novel’ Daniel Owen, and shows you the town’s many historic points of interest including the tomb of landscape artist Richard Wilson, the Assembly Hall, the Old Court House and the ruins of the Norman ‘Motte and Bailey’ castle at the top of Bailey Hill’.

Individual guides of each of the trails are available at the Explore Flintshire website

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