White Horse Inn
“Traditional inn, the hub of village life” - AA Inspector
This 400-year-old pub is the last survivor of the five originally to be found in this lovely hillside village, which was the bustling centre of the local gold-mining industry in the 19th century. Today, the White Horse is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse-riders. Food here is home made by the landlord's wife using the best quality local ingredients, and is accompanied by a good range of local real ales.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Parking available
- Coach parties accepted
- Sports TV
- Open all year
- Micro Brewery Ale
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About the area
Wales’s most northeasterly county contains little in the way of big blockbuster attractions, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to see or do. Bounded by the Dee Estuary to the north and the Clwydian mountain range to the west, with the bright lights of Chester just over the border to the east, Flintshire has been described as both ‘the Gateway to Wales’ and ‘Wales in miniature’.
Much of the county’s greatest delights can be found in its landscapes. The purple-heathered Clwydian Range is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Talacre Beach sports a picturesque lighthouse and miles of world-famous sand dunes. And the Dee Estuary is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and a great place to spot wading birds.
St Winefride’s Well in Holywell is one of the Seven Wonders of Wales, and the site of a famous Welsh legend – the well is said to have sprung up from the spot where Winifred was beheaded by Caradoc after refusing to marry him (A Morbid Taste for Bones, the first Cadfael novel, takes its plot from Winifred’s legend). It’s still a site of pilgrimage for some. Other Flintshire towns include former country town Flint, and the market town of Mold.
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