Lush Welsh borders landscape Near Iscoyd Park
The Grade 2 listed Georgian country house, Iscoyd Park, is in a large area of parkland in rural Shropshire. Restored from a crumbling pile into a top-class wedding venue, it’s just over 20 minutes’ drive from Wrexham in North Wales. For a relaxing walk and a taste of history, the National Trust’s Erddig Hall Nearby is well worth a visit, with its interesting interiors and lovely gardens. Head to Wrexham for a nosey round the shops, and the largest market in the region on Mondays. One of the area’s best-known attractions is the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. Built by engineers Thomas Telford and William Jessop more than 200 years ago, admire the incredible views from this Unesco World Heritage site either by the highest canal boat trip you’ve ever taken, or by walking across.
Walk where the Romans did in Chester
You can be in the beautiful Roman city of Chester within 40 minutes of Iscoyd Park. History buffs will love to walk around the city walls and shopaholics will be in heaven in The Rows: eye-catching timbered Tudor buildings that are home to some well-known retailers plus hidden independent gems. Or head to the renowned Chester Zoo, Britain’s most visited which is home to 500 animal species.
Breathe in the history in Shrewsbury
Around 40 minutes south of Iscoyd Park lies Shrewsbury, which also boasts some fine Tudor timbers. Wander the streets and gaze in awe at Shrewsbury Abbey. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Iscoyd Park? Travelodge Wrexham Hotel’s your Nearest bet or try Travelodge Oswestry Hotel.