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Ewloe Castle

A leisurely walk (woodland) in Flintshire, Wales, about 3.51km (2.18 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 1:00. It is suitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Gain 65m (213ft)
Loss 51m (167ft)
Max. Elevation 80m (262ft)
Elevation (total) 116m (380ft)
Start & End
Shoton
Distance 3.51km
(2.18mi)
Duration ~1:00
Difficulty  
Leisurely
1Created by driver 16 on 23 Nov 2010
Just a brief walk, which is good for families. The route heads to Ewloe Castle, an impressive ruined castle in Wales.

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Waypoints

OS Grid SJ300692
Take the bus to Connah's Quay, for the start of the walk. Look for a big sign for Wepre Park, Ewloe Castle. It's quite a long walk through a housing estate (I thought I was going wrong somewhere, but perservered) - you get there in the end.
Wepre Park About 0.69 km (~0.43 miles) from
OS Grid SJ298686
Visitor centre, cafe, kiddies play area.
Ewloe Castle About 1.47 km (~0.91 miles) from
OS Grid SJ288675
Two streams, woodland walks, picnic areas. It's a great place for inquisitive kids, even if it is in ruins; who will be king (or queen) of the castle ?
Which way out ... About 1.35 km (~0.84 miles) from
OS Grid SJ298685
There are plenty of ways out of the park into town - one for your own judgement!

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24 Nov 2010
Great Pics!

Great photos of the walk at http://www.visitorreview.com/carfreewalks/Wales/Wepreparkandewloecastle

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