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Wrexham

Known for Family-friendly, Entertainment and Gardens

Wrexham is one of those idyllic locales that enjoys the best of both rural and urban life. As well as being the largest town in North Wales – with all the cultural, commercial and creative buzz one would expect from the borough’s administrative hub – it is surrounded by the most beautiful countryside, and a plethora of charmingly picturesque towns and villages.

How do you get to Wrexham?

Want to hit the shops?Then head to Wrexham’s eight-acre shopping centre,Eagles Meadow, where you’ll find all your favourite high street retailers. Ormaybe you just want to get out and have some fun? Then why not go ten-pinbowling or catch the latest Hollywood blockbuster at the eight-screen cinema,or make for one of the many restaurants, pubs or clubs this buzzing town has tooffer.

Shopping in WrexhamWith Eagles Meadow,Wrexham’s trendy shopping centre, a renownedcentrepiece for the town, shopping is a real attraction for visitors. Opened in2008, it has a distinctly modern feel to it, and features plenty of openspaces, decorative water features, and a genuine sense of continental caféculture alongside the wealth of top-brand retailers, cinema, and ten-pinbowling.

But it’s not allmonolithic mall culture in Wrexham. The town’slong, rich history has decorated its many charming streets with boutiques thatwill delight lazy-day window shoppers and transfix treasure huntersalike.

Nature and Heritage in WrexhamWalesis a spectacular land of green valleys, mountain peaks and dramatic coastlines,and you are hard pressed to find a town or village any real distance frombreathtaking scenes of natural beauty. However onlyWrexham can boast all this plus an UNESCO WorldHeritage Site on its doorstep.

The PontcysyllteAquaduct, the world’s tallest navigable canal boat crossing when itwas built in 1805, and still the tallest of its kind today, is a heritagemasterpiece. This still-operational wonder of architectural engineering, whichstraddles an area of outstanding natural beauty, is in its own way emblematicof Wrexham’s dual personality of environment andimagination.

Sport in WrexhamWithWrexham being such a lively town, it should comeas no surprise to discover a rich seam of sporting endeavour and opportunity atevery turn.

The Glyndŵr UniversityRacecourse Stadium, is North Wales’s largest stadium, and fifth largest in thecountry. It also holds the honour of being the world’s longest servinginternational football venue and has played host to some of the game’s biggestnames, including Arsenal, Middlesbrough, Tottenham, West Ham and FC Porto – allof whom have been sent home in defeat by this feisty town’s hometeam.

Rugby has also found ahome in Wrexham, and there have been a number ofRugby League World Cup matches played at the venue.

Enjoy WrexhamWrexhamis so full of life, it’s hard to do more than scratch the surface here – aswell as fantastic shopping and nightlife, epic heritage and landscapes andhistoric sporting venues, there are golf courses, Science festivals, a thrivingarts and music scene, and so much more… just make sure you stay long enough todiscover everything Wrexham has tooffer.