Wrexham Real Ale Trail

Wile away a day rediscovering the charm of authentic Welsh pubs and unique real ales, without having to worry about who’s driving! The Wrexham bus based real ale trail runs twice a year, a ticket gets you unlimited travel visiting real ale pubs on a circular route.

Wrexham Real Ale Trail takes you and your friends from the urban centre of Wrexham town out into the Welsh countryside to visit great rural pubs. We’ve organise the transport between pubs, so there no need for DES (designated driver), we’ve got it all sorted! Enjoy the best locally produced Real Ales, food and entertainment Wrexham has to offer with friends on the Trail.

If Real Ale isn’t your thing, your still welcome on the Trail. The pubs will be serving a range of drink as usual along side some specials Real Ales made especially for the day.

How it works

  • Buy a ticket from all participating pubs or online here.
  • Start at any venue on route and buses will arrive every 30 minutes. Hop on and off at any pub between 12noon and 11pm.
  • Most importantly enjoy a great day out with friends!


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Pubs on the Wrexham Real Ale Trail

Saith Seren • Wrexham

Saith Seren, Chester Street, Wrexham, United Kingdom

Buck House Hotel • Bangor-on-Dee

Buck House Hotel, High Street, Bangor-on-Dee, United Kingdom

White Horse • Overton

The White Horse Inn, High Street, Overton, United Kingdom

Nags Head • Ridleywood

The Nags Head, Ridleywood, United Kingdom

Nags Head • Lavister

Nags Head Lavister, United Kingdom

Trevor Arms • Marford

Trevor Arms, Marford Hill, Marford, United Kingdom

The Kings Head • Bwlchgwyn

Kings Head, Ruthin Road, Bwlchgwyn, Brymbo, United Kingdom


Saith Seren • Wrexham

Saith Seren (Seven Stars in Welsh) is a grade II listed 19th Century red brick building located close to Wrexham city centre.  Re-opened in 2012  Saith Seren is much loved community run pub. Inside you can  find lcoally brewed Real Ale from Cwrw Ial, Big Hand and Heavy Industry. They also have real cider, sourced locally from Rosie’s and Gwynt y Ddraig.

The Kings Head • Bwlchgwyn

The King’s Head is a friendly local, situated in one of Wales’ highest villages. The King’s Head reopened in July under new owners and management after an impressive refurb. Local Real Ales can be found at the bar, often from Wrexham based brewery, Big Hand.

Trevor Arms • Marford

The Trevor Arms is a beautiful grade two listed building, full of character and quirky gothic features. Located in village of Marford, best known for its quaint looking Gothic revival cottages. The Trevor Arms has 16 rooms available to guest if your looking for somewhere to stay for the Wrexham Real Ale Trail.

Nags Head • Lavister

The Nags Head was refurbished in 2015,  under new ownership the Nags Head is now a traditional pub serving locally brewed cask ale. The Nag Head has 3 regular Real Ales on tap (Salopian Shropshire Gold, Timothy Taylor Landlord, Wye Valley HPA) and one changing Ale.  A plaque commemorates the pub being the place where the first CAMRA members were signed up in May 1971.

Nags Head • Ridleywood

Under new management the Nags Head in Ridleywood has recently reopened. The Nags Head is big supporter of local Real Ale from Wrexham microbreweries. Nags Head is has been modernised, yet still has charm and character, set in a fabulous rural location, horse, cows and even goats can be spotted from the beer garden.

Buck House Hotel • Bangor-on-Dee

Buck House Hotel was refurbished in 2015. Buck House Hotel is located in the small village of Bangor-on-Dee, best known for it’s racecourse. Buck House Hotel offers excellent food, Real Ale, great entertainment (having live band play at least one a month) and accommodation if you looking for somewhere to stay.

White Horse • Overton

The White Horse is an attractive, red-brick, mock-Tudor building, located in the heart of Overton, a small village. The White Horse is full of character – featuring frosted and latticed windows, wood partitioning and restored fireplaces, two with wood-burning stoves. A former pantry, coal shed and wash house to the rear have been converted into dining spaces. In the churchyard just a few yards up the road is one of the 7 Wonders of Wales – the Yew Trees.


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