Along the Dee and Alyn

A pleasant level walk through meadows, with stretches alongside the rivers Dee and Alyn.

Technical sheet
No. 17966242
A Rossett walk posted on 21/12/21 by Walks from the Door. Update : 24/12/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h50[?]
Distance Distance : 9.73km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 10m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 10m
Highest point Highest point : 21m
Lowest point Lowest point : 8m
Moderate Difficulty : Moderate
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Rossett
Starting point Starting point : N 53.108986° / W 2.947086°
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Description

(D/A) Cross the road in front of the Golden Lion pub and turn right. Take the first left (Gun Street). At the end of the road, continue straight on along a footpath. When you reach the river, swing right and walk out to the road.

(1) Turn left and cross the bridge. Turn left into Manor Lane (though you may wish to walk a short way further along the main road to view Rossett Mill before continuing). Follow Manor Lane across a field and over the mill stream, passing a white-painted house called The Mill House. Continue along the lane past the entrances to Trevalyn Manor to a last house on the left. When the lane ends, continue along a track that swings right and left across fields.

(2) On reaching a lane (Cox Lane), turn left. Beyond Crabmill Farm, turn right into the driveway to Coxwood Farm. Before you reach the farm buildings, turn left over a stile and continue over two more, passing to the right of a pond in the second field.
Walk along the left-hand edge of two more fields, then cross a stile on your left and bear right to emerge in Park lane, where you turn right.

(3) Take the next left and follow this lane for half a mile to the B5102 (Rossette Road). Turn right along this road for a short distance, then take a footpath on the left. Walk down the field to a kissing gate beyond a water trough, then bear half-right to the far corner of the second field.

(4) Cross the third field to the River Dee, and turn left (downstream), passing some cabins on the opposite bank. On meeting the River Alyn, which enters the Dee from the left, bear left and follow the embankment upstream for a pleasant 1⁄2 mile to a footbridge by a farmhouse.

(5) Cross the river and keep left of the house to a stile by the river. Turn left, now with the river on your left, and follow it until you reach a stile and steps to a road. Cross straight over, descend the steps to a second stile and continue along the riverside path beyond.

(6) At the next bridge (Cook’s Bridge), cross the stile and road and then descend another flight of steps and climb the stile beyond. Keep on along the riverside.
After a couple of stiles the path briefly enters a small wood, then swings right, leaving the river, to reach a stile into the road in the village of Trevalyn.

(7) Turn left. Walk along the road with cottages on the right, passing the old village pump on the left. Beyond the village, keep on along the road (no verges) back to Rossett, continuing through modern housing until you meet Holt Road (the B5102) opposite a children’s playground. Turn left to reach the main road through Rossett, then turn left to return to the Golden Lion. (D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : km 0 - alt. 18m - The Golden Lion pub
1 : km 0.32 - alt. 20m - Manor Lane - The Mill House
2 : km 1.63 - alt. 20m - Cox Lane - Coxwood Farm
3 : km 2.98 - alt. 18m - B5102 (Rossette Road) - Kissing gate
4 : km 5.02 - alt. 9m - River Dee
5 : km 6.87 - alt. 10m - Steps - Riverside
6 : km 7.76 - alt. 12m - Cook’s Bridge - Trevalyn
7 : km 8.5 - alt. 15m - Old village pump
D/A : km 9.73 - alt. 18m - The Golden Lion pub

Useful Information

Wet grass and muddy sections, and after prolonged rain some of the low-lying meadows may be impassably flooded.

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During the walk or to do/see around

THE GOLDEN LION
Chester Road, Rossett, Wrexham LL12 0HN Tel: 01244 571020
Website: www.thegoldenlionrossett.co.uk

The Golden Lion is situated in the heart of the picturesque Welsh village of Rossett. As renowned for its ghost stories as it is for food, the Golden Lion has its own special guest, Old Jeffrey.
Legend has it that Jeffrey, a ploughman, was hanged in Ruthin for the murder of a local farmer. His body was transferred and displayed on a gibbet at Rossett as a deterrent to other would-be criminals. A wooden pallet that was used to transport poor Jeffrey's body was used in the construction of the pub. Jeffrey now lives quite contentedly in bedroom 2 upstairs and though still inclined to mischief, is perfectly harmless. Indeed, he has been known to have a sneaky drink on occasion, moving bottles from behind the bar and leaving glasses and chairs upturned.
Inside the pub, the eclectic mix of old and new bring together a comforting homely appeal that is matched by the adventurous menu. The wine list boasts a generous selection of well-known varietals with some little-known treasures to tell your friends about.

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