Herons Lake Retreat & The Local Area
Our retreat is conveniently located 3 miles off junction 31 of the A55 express way, only 1 hour from Manchester and 25 minutes to Chester. Making getting here a pleasant and painless journey.
This captivating place offers a welcoming and friendly community, bestowed with a rich local history. There are a number of fantastic places to dine, from charming local Pubs and Inns offering fantastic food and entertainment, to local Bistros’ and Restaurants only a short drive away. Why not sample the menus from one (or two) of our favourites:
“The Piccadilly Inn” Caerwys – 01352 720284 – A great local pub and restaurant and very popular (our closest local with excellent food) with outdoor summer seating if your bringing your dog. (2 min drive or 25min walk)
“The Dinorben Arms” in Bodfari – 01745 775090 – A recently refurbished top-quality pub and restaurant, lots of outdoor seating and fantastic panoramic views over the valley and hills, with its own turret! Excellent venue for special occasions in our opinion. Pet friendly section too! (5 min drive)
“The Indian lounge” in Nannerch – 01352 741737 – A very good quality Indian restaurant to try if you like spicy food, it’s not the cheapest Indian but very tasty! Menus can be found in your lodge or at our reception. (5 min drive)
“The New Inn” in Dyserth – 01745 570482 – A 400 year old real ale pub/restaurant offering a fantastic menu (try the sizzling platters), located approximately 100 metres from the famous Dyserth Waterfall, making this a great little spot to visit! (20 min drive)
For breakfasts or lunch, we have two delis/ bistros nearby too:
“On the corner” in Caerwys – Terrific value breakfasts and lunches. (1 min drive or 25min walk)
“Afonwen Craft Centre” in Afonwen – 01351 720797 – There is an excellent menu for breakfast and lunch and afternoon teas with homemade cakes and pies till 3.30pm. They have outdoor seating with river views – great for dog owners. (1 min drive or 5min walk)
Caerwys is set in a conservation area and surrounded by many areas of outstanding natural beauty, including the Clwydian Range and the famous Offa’s Dyke trail on your door step providing breath-taking views to the Snowdonia Mountains, local Valley’s and the North Wales Coastline.
This area is a stunning place to observe nature and wildlife at it’s best and offers excellent walking, cycling, fishing and golfing on our doorstep. Our retreat has its own on-site woodland & two small lakes which attracts beautiful wildlife along with brilliant access to near by walking trails, literally just a stones throw away from our lodges.
If sailing and boating are more your interest, the North Wales Coast can provide you with the adventure you are seeking. The excellent near by Marinas at Conway and Deganway offer all the facilities you’ll need to get the best out of your pastime.
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