Cook’s Bridge and Trevalyn

A short level stroll on lanes and footpaths, with a couple of stretches along the pretty River Alyn.

Technical sheet
No. 17965927
A Rossett walk posted on 21/12/21 by Walks from the Door. Update : 24/12/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h30[?]
Distance Distance : 5.14km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 7m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 7m
Highest point Highest point : 22m
Lowest point Lowest point : 11m
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Rossett
Starting point Starting point : N 53.108947° / W 2.947294°
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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. 7 When the lane ends, continue along a track that swings right and left across fields.

(2) On reaching a lane (Cox Lane), turn left. After 400 yards, shortly after passing Crabmill Farm, turn left onto a signposted footpath (in wet weather you may decide to follow the road to Cook’s Bridge – see map – as these fields can be boggy).

Walk straight across the field (initially parallel to a hedge on your left) to a stile and footbridge, then bear half-right to a further stile. Continue in a similar direction to yet another stile, beside a farm gate, then cross the last field to a similar stile and gate leading into a lane. Turn left and walk down the lane to Cook’s Bridge.

(3) Having crossed the river, descend a flight of steps on your left and climb the stile beyond onto a riverside path.
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. Turn left.

(4) 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 - Golden Lion pub
1 : km 0.32 - alt. 20m - Manor Lane - The Mill House
2 : km 1.62 - alt. 20m - Cox Lane - Crabmill Farm
3 : km 3.09 - alt. 12m - Trevalyn village
4 : km 4.06 - alt. 15m - Old village pump
D/A : km 5.14 - alt. 18m - Golden Lion pub

Useful Information

Wet grass and muddy/boggy sections after rain.

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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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