Located close to the border of the English county of Cheshire is the Welsh market town of Wrexham. As the largest town in North Wales it is popular to have a Wrexham holiday rental apartment as a base from which to explore the area. A Wrexham holiday has a lot to offer in terms of activities and attractions. There is no doubt that you will take away some wonderful memories from the time you spent in and around this bustling town.
A Wrexham holiday has a multitude of things to do, see and experience. In terms of activities visitors can enjoy a spot of swimming, tennis, golf, indoor rock climbing, abseiling, walking, mountain biking, football, horse riding, quad biking and archery.
Attractions that can be visited on a Wrexham holiday include the renowned St. Giles Church, which is noted as one of the "Seven Wonders of Wales". The most notable feature of the church is its tall tower which can be seen for miles around. Inside there are wonderful medieval carving and decorations to be viewed. The church is also the burial place of Elihu Yale, one of the founders of the famous university in America.
Also worth a visit is the beautiful Erddig House and estate that can be found on the outskirts of the town. Erddig House is deemed to be one of the most beautiful historic houses in Britain and was built in the early part of the 18th century. The house has a collection of wonderful antiques, furniture and paintings as well as some original Chinese wallpaper. The story of Erddig is unique as the staff and family had a very close relationship, which was unusual for the time.
If you feel like venturing further a field from your Wrexham holiday rental apartment then there are plenty of things to see in the area. In fact, you could take the 20 minute journey north to the English city of Chester which lies just over the border. Chester dates back to the time of the Romans and one of the best attractions to be found in the city is the Dewa Roman Experience. Visitors can walk along a reconstruction of a real Roman street as well as seeing some original artefacts that have been uncovered in the city. The experience allows visitors to join a Roman foot patrol around the streets of Chester. Visitors to the city will also enjoy wandering around Chester Zoo. Here you will be able to see a range of animals including the Spectacled Bear, Eastern Bongos, Mangrove Snakes, Leafcutter Ants and Humboldt Penguins.
Visitors on a Wrexham holiday will be glad to hear that they can expect warm summers and cool winters. The warmest months of the year to have a Wrexham holiday are generally July and August. At this time the temperature can rise to as much as 31°C although the average is a pleasant 19°C. The winter months see the temperature during the daytime fall to around 7°C. The wettest months of the year to visit fall between October and February. The average annual rainfall for the town is 36 inches.
Travellers on a Wrexham holiday can land at either Liverpool Airport (LPL) or Manchester Airport (MAN), which are both just under an hour away from the town. Air operators offering regular, affordable flights to the area include Air Southwest, BMI, British Airways and Eastern Airways. Passengers can depart from a variety of other UK airports including Aberdeen (ABZ), Heathrow (LHR), Southampton(SOU), Gatwick (LGW) and Bristol (BRS).