The picnic was delicious, the wine was excellent, remind me to send the Cardinal a note. - Porthos, The Three Musketeers, 1993

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Blue Bell Inn
Rhosesmor Road,
Halkyn,
Flintshire,
CH8 8DL

Tel:
Fax:
Email:
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+44(7010)700 072
+44(7010)700 073
Steve@BlueBell.uk.eu.org
http://www.BlueBell.uk.eu.org

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Particularly Suitable For:

Families, Adults, Lone Travellers [safe for females], dogs, Senior Citizens, walkers, cyclists, musicians

Facilities For Disabled:

Ask for assistance and we will be glad to provide it.  We've a portable ramp here too.

Groups Welcome:

SPECIAL INTEREST
Lots of walking, cycling, riding, etc. Masses of interests from the views, walking, riding, cycling, ornithology, geology, etc. Free guided weekly walks available every Thursday 2pm (2-3 miles), 7pm on Wednesday (2-3 miles) through the summer & every Saturday at 10:30am (2-3 miles) and every 3rd Saturday at 10:30am (6-7miles). We also have free self-guided walks available all year.

Indicative Lunch

Parties and outside events catered for.
If you have special requirements please ask as we will try to accommodate most needs.

Indicative Dinner

Our meals are freshly cooked to order from local ingredients.

Nearest Town: Mold, Flintshire's capital.
Wide sandy beaches are just 10 minutes' drive, and the historic city of Chester's superb shopping and zoo, Snowdonia's vast range of activities and Bala's water sports are easily accessible. Local cycling on waymarked lanes. Superb horse riding & hiking.

Nearest Airport:

Liverpool/Manchester
37.6 miles to Liverpool's John Lennon airport
46.6 to Manchester Airport

Public Transport Available:

Bus services between Holywell and Mold (Bus 126 - Text fliajgd to 84268 for bus times, check the bus stop for the code) provides connections to rail services in Flint (for London, Holyhead, Chester), Shotton (Chester & Liverpool) & Chester.

Frustrated at always being Designated Driver? Then try the train or bus (and probably find yourself equally frustrated) ...

alt Arriva Buses
alt ChesterBus
alt First North Western
alt Flintshire Bus Times
alt Wrexham County Bus Times
alt National Rail Enquiries

Directions By Car:

Click here for a PDF format map.

From nearest main road
From the A55 West towards Conwy. Turn off at junction 32b and then take the next two left turns to the top of the mountain on the B5123.
From the West, take J32 A55 on to the B5123 towards Rhosesmor, Pentre Halkyn & Halkyn and you will find us at the top on the right.

Ordnance Survey Map Reference:

320908E 370275N (N53:13:25 W3:11:10)
O S Map Reference
SJ209702 Landranger Grid

Distance To Nearest Town:

4.8 MILES
The distance to Clwyd Theatr Cymru in Mold. Holywell is about the same distance too.

Beach Distance:

10 MILES
Many beaches nearby. Talacre nature reserve and dunes are only 15 miles away.

Operating Profile:

Open all year, every day, Mon-Fri from 5pm, Sat/Sun & bank holidays from 12pm
Food Sat lunch time for the walkers from 12pm to 2:30pm and Sunday lunch time from 12pm to 2pm.

Coaches & Motorhomes Accepted:

ALL COACHES & MINIBUSES BY APPOINTMENT (We can open early and specifically for you and provide food & drink to order)
ALL COACHES & MINIBUSES Please call on 01352 780309 or email us and we will do our best to accommodate you.
Motorhomes - we'll do our best to accomodate you, just call or come and check us out!

Indoor/Outdoor:

Some outdoor facilities
Stunning 60+ mile views
Outdoor seating
Car Parking

Features

Activities

Biking:

 

Off & on road cycling on the mountain and the nearby millennium way adds to the variety of cycling routes.

Bird watching:

 

Soaring Buzzards out rabbit hunting, fast Sparrow Hawks and Hobbies seeking out quarry on the wing, Pipits and Stonechat in the gorse bushes are among the many species present on the mountain

Entertainment:

 

Clwyd Theatr Cymru five minutes away.

Fishing:

 

For the angler, there are six stillwater trout or coarse fisheries as well as sea fishing in the River Dee estuary.

Golf:

 

Four golf courses close by.

Horse riding:

 

Horse riding and trekking facilities nearby.

Picnics:

 

Enjoy a picnic on the mountain

Pool/snooker:

 

Darts, Pool, Dominos and lots of other entertaining games available.

Shooting:

 

Clay pigeon shooting a short walk away. Contact Phil or Sheila Howell on 01829 270458.

Swimming:

 

Several excellent swimming facilities close by in Mold, Holywell and Flint.

Tours/touring:

 

For the motorist, there are quiet country lanes linking unspoiled villages and with breathtaking scenery around every bend.

Amenities

Telephone:

 

Pay phone available, mobile network coverage reasonable and we can top up your mobile phone too!

Wood stove:

 

Open fires in winter add to the warm atmosphere.

Services

Credit cards:

 

Sorry no credit cards but we can provide free banking on your debit card at any time with our post office.

Guide:

 

Free guided walks every... Wednesday 7pm (summer only 2-3 miles) Thursday 2pm (2 - 3 miles) Saturday 10:30am (2 - 3 miles) 3rd Saturday in the month 10:30am (6-7 miles)

Guide books:

 

We have a free guide to Halkyn Mountain which we would be happy to let you have.
We are building a series of our own walks here and we also have on sale walking books of the area.

Special diets:

 

Vegetarian food available and we can cook with gluten free ingredients too.

Facilities

Entertainment:

 

Theatre, golf, fishing, swimming & other sports, horse riding, cycling, driving, rambling & walking, the list is endless.

Information point:

 

We have a variety of information on local amenities and activities.

Parking:

 

Our car park provides parking for cars and coaches.

Restaurant/dining:

 

All food freshly cooked to order. Special requirements catered for - just ask.

Accessibility

Car parking:

 

Ample car parking provided at the rear.

Telephone:

 

Payphone at the bar with reasonable all network mobile coverage and we can top up your mobile phone too!.

 
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