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.
We always like to go somewhere new, have a little adventure and see what we can find in the UK. This week we asked Twitter where we should go and @BritVoyage (her blog is here) suggested the Forest of Bowland. I didn’t realise we had been there before, but only a small part of it, so I had a little look online at what is there and well, this is what we did…
We randomly decided that we wanted a night away. Both of us always enjoy staying in Lancaster so thats where we decided to go, just for the night. In this post we are going to talk about staying at the Holiday Inn for the first time, how cold Lancaster is in January and our favourite place to get pizza (not just in Lancaster, our favourite place anyway).
It’s annoying when you have a free weekend and want to go out but you’re not sure where to go. We get this sometimes, where we try our hardest to think of new places to go to, or things to do and we resort to Google. But sometimes even Google doesn’t really help us.
So we’ve created a list of places in the Northwest of England where we enjoy going, or resort to when we have no-where else to go. So if you’re bored or want to go somewhere new, try out these places. We have visited all of the places on this list so if there are any questions feel free to ask us!