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Holiday cottages in Flintshire

A holiday in Flintshire is an intriguing opportunity to discover a relatively unknown part of the country which is rich in history and cultural interest. The area has been populated since Iron Age times and at one point it was part of the Kingdom of Mercia. Many remnants of its history remain, including Flint Castle and Hawarden Castle. Its position as a border county between England and Wales gives it an interesting heritage which is always popular with visitors fascinated by the past.

As well as its well-preserved historic buildings and monuments, Flintshire also has plenty to offer holidaymakers who want sunny beaches, pretty scenery and close proximity to Wrexham or Chester.

The north coast of Flintshire is a popular destination for people who enjoy sand and sea. Holiday properties are plentiful and can often be obtained at attractive rates, even during the sunnier months. Many of the beaches are still unspoiled, providing clean water for bathing in additional to plenty of opportunities to discover marine life in rock pools or enjoy a pleasant seaside walk.

With Rhyl and the mountains of Snowdonia only a short drive away, many people find Flintshire an ideal location from which to make day trips into the beautiful Welsh hills to the west. Heading east, visitors to Flintshire can visit the town of Holywell, or venture a few miles further to spend time in Chester.

A haven for keen shoppers, Chester has some of the best boutiques and couture outlets in the area. It also has superb restaurants and bars as well as a variety of entertainment which makes it a great choice for a special night out. A cottage in Flintshire offers the chance to enjoy both the ruggedness of the Welsh scenery and the cosmopolitan charm of Chester in one unforgettable stay.