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We've got 4 pint jugs to take away real ale and cider!
Come up to the top of Halkyn Mountain and join us as we drink in the atmosphere of the house of ale repute
CAMRA Vale of Clwyd 2017 Branch Cider Pub of the Year
20p per pint discount on cider for card carrying WPCS members
and on cask ale too for CAMRA members
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Look out for walking events here.

Check out our 1st and award winning walking leaflet HERE. Check out our new walking leaflets below...

Walk One - Halkyns Four Peaks Walk One - Halkyns Four Peaks

Walk Two - Woods, Buffalo and Hill Forts PDF (1.01Mb) Walk Two - Woods, Buffalo and Hill Forts
Walk Three - Limekilns and Quarries Walk Three - Limekilns and Quarries
Copies of the walks and the countryside code are available from the Blue Bell Inn, Halkyn and its web site where you can also get a route map to the pub.
First Walk Leaflet developed & produced by the Ramblers' Association, Countryside Council for Wales, Walkabout Flintshire and the Blue Bell Inn, Halkyn.


We host FREE led walks organised by Walkabout Flintshire every week:

  • 7pm every Wednesday evening April to Sept, 3 to 4 miles of leisurely walking taking in the sunset.
  • 2pm every Thursday, 3 to 4 miles of leisurely walking.
  • 10:30am every Saturday, two walks, 3 to 4 miles of leisurely walking or 4 to 5 miles of brisk walking
  • 10:30am every 3rd Saturday in the month, 6-7 miles brisk walking
  • 1pm on the 1st Saturday of the month we've got Nordic Walking
  • 11am on the 1st Sunday of the month April to Sept, we've got some history walks.

You'll need appropriate footware and clothing for the weather and to be prepared for a great time, lovely chat and good company, finishing off at the Blue Bell Inn for refreshment and a warm by the fire. We've some good links to walking equipment suppliers here and some others to those that organise walks here. Check out the Weather, Traffic and How to Find Us or Contact/Find Us if you do decide to visit and we'll work out a route from you to us! Please follow the countryside code.

All are welcome to enjoy our range of cask ales and real ciders and we hope you have fun and join in. Add an account (we don't like spam either so we'll keep your email details safe and in confidence) to submit comments, web links or your own joke or news items and events, or pop down to the Blue Bell Inn, Halkyn to share them, enjoy great company and have a good time.

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1   Link   My favourite pub walks!
2   Link   Clwydian Walking Holidays - They look after you every step of the way!
Do ask them to send you up to the Blue!
3   Link   Fossil Hunting in Halkyn
4   Link   Geocaching - nearest caches to us at the Blue Bell Inn
You may need an account on www.geocaching.com for this to work.
5   Link   Walkabout Flintshire
Walkabout Flintshire - those lovely folks who organise many of our walks.
6   Link   BBC Guided Walks
BBC NE Wales Guided Walks section
7   Link   BBC - NE Wales Slide Shows - Halkyn
The view from the Blue. Some of our walkers enjoying the weather & the views.
8   Link   Pictures of Halkyn Mountain walks by Peter Thomas
9   Link   Walk Your Way to Health
Walk your way to health - Select CH8 8DL as the postal code for local walks.
10   Link   The Ramblers Association
11   Link   Holywell Ramblers
12   Link   Walkers on Wales
13   Link   Deeside Ramblers
14   Link   Walking Wales
15   Link   WildDay.com - Click Here for Huge Discounts
Buy leading outdoor brands online from WildDay.com at up to 65% less than on the high street.
16   Link   Country Walking Magazine
17   Link   Walking World
18   Link   Walking in Wales Blogspot
19   Link   Outdoor Writers Guild
20   Link   Countryside Code

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