When you choose a holiday rental home in Flintshire, you choose a spot that is off of the beaten path. You will experience quiet surroundings yet be quite close to a variety of activities and attractions.
Adventures wait in and around Flintshire. There is something for everyone from the tame, such as hiking and camping, to the more adventurous such as abseiling and karting. Devil’s Gorge offers abseiling adventures for visitors of every skill level. Even if you are just starting out, instructors can teach you all that you need to know in order to try this sport for the very first time.There are several golf courses within a short distance of Flintshire. Horseback riding, karting, fine dining and an active nightlife are other nearby options.
A visit to Flintshire would not be complete without a stop at some of the most well-known attractions in the area. People have been making a pilgrimage to St. Winifred’s Wells for 900 years. Today visitors come to see the ancient ruins of this place as well as to pay reverence to the holy wells. The Welsh Mountain Zoo will be popular with the whole family. There are many species of animals on display, but the mission of this zoo is to continue their conservation programmes and teach the public what they can do to help those creatures that are endangered. The Ocean Beach Fun Fair, located in nearby Rhyl, is a great choice for kids no matter the weather. There are plenty of outdoor activities, but on those rainy days the kids can visit Geronimo’s Indoor Adventure Playground. Flint Castle was built in the 13th century. Today, much of the castle is open to be explored by visitors, free of charge.
Flintshire boasts weather that is milder than in other parts of the country. The summer months bring average temperatures of about 20 degrees. Whilst it may be much warmer a few days of the year, it rarely rises above 30 degrees. The winter is also comparatively mild with temperatures that average between 7 and 8 degrees. Not surprisingly, there is some rainfall each month. The average is about 65 mm per month.
Whilst there is not an airport terribly close to Flintshire, there are many from which travellers can take a train, coach or taxi the rest of their journey. Popular choices amongst airports for those travelling to Flintshire include Manchester International Airport (MAN), London Heathrow International (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW). Hope Railway Station is located in Flintshire and there are taxis that run to and from these airports as well.