In Mould you can expect to enjoyfantastic food, fabulous festivals, amazing architectural achievements and someof the best countryside walking available in all of Wales. With all thisconveniently located close to the English border, you’llsoon find out why Mould is such a popular hub forthose looking to get away from it all.
History of Mould
The discovery of a remarkable golden cape locally in 1833 tells us that Mould was settled asfar as the Bronze Age. However, it wasn’t until the arrival of the Normans thatMold was established as a fixed settlement. In the17th Century the coal mining industry began to becomeestablished, and today Mould has a lively population ofover 10,000 people.
Dining Out in Mould
In Mould you’ll find fantasticrestaurants serving Italian, Malaysian, Indian and Chinese food, as well asgenuine Welsh cuisine and hearty pub grub. You can also buy delectable local produce at one of the town’s bustling weekly streetmarkets and its monthly farmer’s market. Mould isan official ‘Slow Food’ town, a prestigious label highlighting its focus on regionally sourced,sustainable and top quality cuisine.
With gastronomy so high on the agenda, you won’t be surprisedto learn that Mould hosts two annual festivals for those whovalue their taste buds. The Mould Food & DrinkFestival takes place every September and provides a spectacularshowcase of locally sourced foods and Welsh artisan fare. With live music and cooking demonstrations to boot, there's plenty to keep you enthralled. November Fest is Mould’s annual beer festival. Here you can sample over 30 real ales, beers,ciders and wines — a treat for the discerning drinker!
The Clwyd Theatr Cymru regionalarts centre will definitely provide something to keep you busy in the evening.In addition to two major theatres, the centre has two smaller performancespaces and a cinema. Combined with a broad programme of theatre, arts and dancethat runs all year round, it’s not surprising that Mouldis the region’s centre of the arts. A visit here can provide an unforgettable evening of entertainment that’s sure to haveyou coming back for more.
There’s natural beauty in abundance in Mould.From Loggerheads County Park, MouldGolf Club and Moel Famau — thehighest peak in the nearby Clwydian Range —there’ssomething for everyone. Whether you’re hitting the fairways or climbing ahillside, you can enjoy splendid views across the north Welsh landscape and thetown’s stunning architectural delights.
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