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The Cross Foxes and River Dee Walk is a 5.4 mile loop trail located near Wrexham, Wrexham, Wales that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Length 5.4 mi Elevation gain 636 ft Route type Loop

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Pub walk

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Getting There

A circular pub walk from the Cross Foxes in Erbistock, near Wrexham. The Cross Foxes is a wonderful pub sitting high on the banks overlooking the River Dee. The walking route heads east over pastures and through woodland to reach the nearby village of Overton, before returning along the banks of the beautiful River Dee. A lovely walk with chance to explore the classic farmland of this part of North Wales, plus the picturesque, peaceful, meandering River Dee. The walk follows a mixture of field and woodland paths alongside the River Dee, all of which can get very muddy so good waterproof boots are a must (along with a change of shoes for the pub!). If the River Dee is in flood (after periods of heavy rain) some of the paths can be flooded so do not attempt the walk at these times. There are several climbs and descents throughout and you will need to negotiate several gates plus seven stiles. Beware that many of the fields will likely be holding dairy cattle and they may show some aggression towards a dog. Approximate time 2.5 to 3 hours.

The walk starts and finishes from the Cross Foxes pub, which is situated on the A528 Wrexham Road just a couple of miles north of Erbistock. Approximate post code LL13 0DR. (If the pub car park is full, you can adjust the walk to start and finish in Overton village which has its own car park).

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Stephen Bithell
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Robert Sullivan
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Jim Tunley
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Edward Parker
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