Chrik is a small Welsh town with a population of less than 5000. It is located 10 miles south of Wrexham and is situated between Wrexham and Oswestry. It sits very close to the Wales/England borders and is about a 1 hour drive from our home.

We’ve visited Chirk before and decided we enjoyed it so much that we wanted to visit again. We holiday in Chirk with our dogs, and it’s ideal for that. There are lots of walks in the local area that are suited to both the occasional walker, and the seasoned pro.

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Due to living in the North of England, getting to places such as Legoland, Thorpe Park and Chessington World of Adventures isn’t easy to do as a day trip. So just like we did back in October, we decided to go and spend a few days visiting the different parks with our Merlin Annual Passes

The plan was:

  1. Warwick Castle on the way down (Saturday),
  2. Chessington World of Adventures (Sunday),
  3. Legoland (Monday),
  4. Thorpe Park and then straight home (Tuesday). 

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