Windborne Gatwway Long Stay Free Parking

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Windborne Gateway Parking offers large capacity central parking for the whole area of the Cefn. From this car park the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is 500mts in one direction while the Heritage Village of Cefn Mawr is only 500mts in the other direction. Parking is free making it a great place for Motor Homes and Caravans on tour for a one or two day stopover.

 

For an evening meal & pint or two there are a host of 150year old historic pubs, The Mill Inn only 60mts from the parking lot, The Queens Hotel only 100mts, The Holly Bush Inn Cefn Mawr’s oldest pub and Tourist Information Centre at the heart of Cefn Mawr 600mts. Then there is the Back Lion, the New Bridge Arms, The Jolly Masons, The Duke of Wellington, The Telford, The Odd Fellows, The Eagles, The Hampden, The Australian and the Aqueduct.

 

 

Signage on the A539 for the Long Stay Parking at the Windborne Gateway to the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, The Cefn & Cefn Mawr, The Cefn Viaduct and Ty Mawr Country Park.

 

Please note that although walking access is not direct to the aqueduct from this car park the PKC Group are campaigning for this to be opened up to give direct access. If you would like to help simply click on this image and Like our Facebook page.

Holly Bush Inn Tourist Information

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The Holly Bush Inn Cefn Mawr Tourist Information Service for the Cefn at the center of the Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site

The Holly Bush Inn & Tourist Information at the heart of the Heritage Village of Cefn Mawr. This is quite an appropriate building for such as the oldest part of the building is built from the stone spoil left over from the construction of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. This being the section you are looking at in the above image built in the Telford Style of the time. The second oldest part of the Holly Bush Inn is built from the stone rubble left over from the construction of the mighty Cefn Viaduct which still carries the main Chester to Shrewsbury railway line today.

 

The Tourist Information Service that we provide is of a local nature specifically for our area and all the local attractions at the centre of the Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site in the Cefn & Cefn Mawr. This provided by our local friendly staff who have lived in the area all their lives that know it well.

 

So if you would like to know more and maybe have a beer or two please call round to the Holly Bush Inn, we will be pleased to see you and are open seven days a week from 1100 to 2300.

Free Parking in Cefn Mawr

Free Parking around Cefn Mawr Village Centre

Cefn Mawr Heritage Village has narrow streets that were built before the age of the motor car but we do have some parking areas around the village centre as can be seen above. This map of Free Parking in Cefn Mawr can be down loaded from our website and we look forward to seeing you in our community. The two main streets for where most of the shops are found are Crane Street and Well Street both of which were originally engineered as early horse drawn railway lines. You will notice when you visit our village the gradual constant gradients of these streets that lead to the Aqueduct. Both where used to haul the stone used in construction of both the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and the mighty Cefn Viaduct.

Cefn Mawr Heritage Village

Crane Street Cefn Mawr 1900
Crane Street Cefn Mawr 2015
Well Street Cefn Mawr seen from Holly Bush Corner 1900
Well Street Cefn Mawr seen from Holly Bush Corner 2012

Please note the Holly Bush Inn underwent full restoration in 2013, 14 & 15. 

Cefn Mawr Heritage Trail

Cefn Mawr Museum

Clwyd Family History Society

Cefn Albion

Cefn Albion at the Plas Kynaston Football Ground

Plas Madoc Leisure Centre

Ty Mawr Country Park and Cefn Viaduct

The Historic Land Mark Pubs of the Cefn & Cefn Mawr

The Holly Bush Inn Cefn Mawr
The Mill Inn
The Hampden
The Jolly Masons
The Aqueduct
The Telford Inn
The Eagles Inn
The Duke of Wellington
The Aussie Rooster
The Black Lion
Puby McPubface or the New Bridge Arms
The Oddfellows Arms
The Queens Hotel Cefn Mawr

Cefn Druids

Cefn Druids the oldest football club in Wales

Trevor Basin Visitor Centre

Trevor Basin Visitor Centre

Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Cefn Mawr & Pontcysyllte Aqueduct

Offa's Dyke Long Distance Footpath

Cefn Mawr & Offa's Dyke Footpath

Cefn Mawr & Jessop's Tramway

Cefn Mawr & Jessop's Tramway

Cefn Mawr & Dee Valley AONB

Cefn Mawr & Dee Valley AONB

Cefn Mawr & Aqueduct

Cefn Mawr and the aqueduct 2014
Cefn Mawr and the aqueduct in the 1960's

Tesco at Cefn Mawr

Tesco in Cefn Mawr

Cefn Mawr Post Office

Cefn Mawr Post Office on Crane Streetat the Crane

Cefn Mawr Library

Cefn Mawr Library
Cefn Mawr & Pontcysyllte Visitor Guide
This printable guide shows all the main attractions around Cefn Mawr at the center of the Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site. It is an interactive document which will link into all the relevant websites for our area. Come along and enjoy a couple of days exploring the Cefn & Cefn Mawr and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and stay on the log stay Free Parking at the Windbore Gate.
Cefn Mawr Pontcysyllte Visitor Guide.pd[...]
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Cefn Mawr Pontcysyllte Map
This printable map shows all the main attractions at the Cefn & Cefn Mawr in the center of the Pontcysyllte World Heritage Site with the central long stay Free Parking area of Windborne Gate.
Cefn Mawr Pontcysyllte WBG Map.pdf
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Cefn Mawr Free Parking
This handy little printable map shows all the parking areas around the historic village centre of Cefn Mawr
Cefn Mawr Free Parking.pdf
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