Flint Castle to Rhyl

A  fairly simple route to follow with a mixture of cycle paths and main roads. Not recommended for use with children.

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Flint Castle was built in the late 13th century by King Edward 1.

Starting from Flint Castle cycle right alongCastle Dyke St., and
left along Evans St.
At the end of Evans St. turn right onto the A548 Chester Rd. haeding towards Bagillt. At this point you can use the cyclepath on the left hand pavement of the road.
Basically you are now on the road to Rhyl. You use the cyclepaths wherever they are available. You with pas the illage of Bagillt. You can if you wish bear left as you approach Bagillt and cycle through the village the road comes out the other end of the village and joins the A548 again.
Carry on along this road past Mostyn docks on your right. Just after the old Mostyn Railway Station on your right (now a small builders merchants) you cross the road to the right hand side and follow the traffic free cycle path for a while then on to Ffynnongroyw, and Gronant. Just after Gronant the road bears a sharp right over a railway bridge and on to Prestatyn.
Just after you cycle over the bridge the road bends sharply to the left. At this point you GO STRAIGHT ON along Barkby Ave. After about 200 yards at the end of the road you come to the seafront at Prestayn. TURN LEFT along the seafront past the cafe and heading towards Rhyl.

 

Cycle along the seafront for about two and a half miles where you come to East Parade on
Rhyl seafront. You should now be on the Rhyl Sea front carry on for approx 1 mile until you reach the tower clock at Rhyl Town Centre. The end of your ride.

Rhyl is a seaside resort and you will find amusements and many shops, cafe’s, bars and restaurants etc to explore at the end of your ride.

Rhyl Harbour

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