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Holt Castle - Tips for Travellers

The attractive village of Holt is situated on the England-Wales border, five miles north-west of Wrexham and some ten miles south of the city of Chester. The village sits on a plateau on the Welsh side of River Dee overlooking the medieval bridge that links it with the village of Farndon across the border.

Holt Bridge by Milton Drinkwater. © Wrexham County Borough Museum & Archives

Locals and visitors alike enjoy the village centre with its shops, post office, delicatessen, cafes and traditional pubs. Parking and toilets are available on Green Street (LL13 9JF).

The village of Holt, based on the 25 inch Ordnance Survey map, 1872

The village and castle of Holt has connections to the history of Wales, England and Scotland.

To discover more of this heritage:

Medieval font, given to St Chad’s, Holt Parish Church by Sir William Stanley.