Loggerheads

Step back in time a guided walking touView from Loggerheads towards Moel Famaur in Loggerheads Country Park 

The tour lasts about an hour and half. It starts with a stroll along the River Alyn, then a steep climb to the views at the top of limestone cliffs -followed by a steep descent down the steps to the tea gardens. Explore the wonderful history, nature and geology of this site in the Clwydian Range Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

  • Start from the  Clwydian Range Centre in the old tea gardens and take a look at Pentre Corn Mill 
  • See the limestone cliffs formed over 320 million years ago where sea creature fossils can be found  
  • Stroll along the River Alyn to see the remains of the lead mining industry which dominated the whole of this area for several hundred years
  • Look for the ‘swallow holes’ which suck the river underground
  • See the limestone pavement with its rare and special habitat- such as rockrose – and enjoy the marvellous views of the Clwydian RangeCommon Rockrose
  • Look at the Stone placed in 1763 to mark the county boundary after a long mining dispute – and also reputed to bear the hoof print of King Arthur’s horse.
  • Then return down steep steps to the tea gardens- a favourite picnic spot for over 100 years – and have refreshments at the True Taste of Wales award-winning Caffi Florence.

Limestone cliffs at Loggerheads

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