Best Landmarks in Flintshire

Expert recommended Top 3 Landmarks in Flintshire, UK. All of our landmarks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, trading standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their general excellence. Only the bee's knees!


Pwll Glas, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1RB Directions

Since 1072

Occasions, Historical Places, Landscaped Woodland, Architecture Structure, Castle, Landmarks, Heritage Site & Tourist Attraction

'Mold Castle' was a fortification designed by the Norman de Montalt family in the late eleventh/early twelfth century. It has over the next hundred years the site changed hands many times as control fluctuated between the Welsh and the Norman-English. It was built on a natural glacial mound and was made up of two baileys plus a motte. The motte is 180 meters in diameter and 40 feet long, with a 60-foot top.


Open 24 Hours

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Greenfield Road, Holywell, Flintshire CH8 7GH Directions

Since 1132

Monuments, Ancient Ruins, Statues, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Picnic Area & Heritage Site

Basingwerk Abbey is a ruined abbey which l listed as a grade. The monastery, founded in the 12th century, belonged to the Cistercian Order. The abbey was founded by the 4th Earl of Cheste, Ranulf de Gernon. It knows the area's nature walks, educational activities, habitats, and bird watching. A complimentary guide/brochure is available from the visitor centre (open every day from 10 am to 4.30 pm from 1st April-3rd November). It gives free admission.


Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Castle Street, Flintshire CH6 5PF Directions

Since 1277

Castle, Landmarks, Architecture Structure, Historical Places, Heritage Site, Ancient Ruins, Tourist Attraction & Town Centre

Flint Castle is a famous location of a fateful meeting between Richard II and his crown rival Henry Bolingbroke in 1399. The castle and its earthworks were built using local Millstone Grit ashlar and sandstone by 1,800 labourers and masons. It was one of the first castles that King Edward l had built in Wales. Great for fog walkers and accessible. It offers free admission.


Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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