Wrexham Real Ale Trail is back 21st October with a cracking route!

Wrexham Real Ale Trail is a bus based Real Ale Festival taking you and your friends to some of the best Real Ale pubs in the county of Wrexham without worry who’s driving.

The hugely popular Wrexham Real Ale Trail was disappointedly had no events last year due to the collapse of GHA Coaches, but it’s back this October with a new bus company with a mixer of new and pubs that have been on the Trail before.

Wrexham much-loved Real Ale Trail transports hundreds of Real Ale enthusiasts from 12noon to 11pm to 6 handpicked real ale pubs dotted around the Wrexham countryside by bus to enjoy locally brewed real ales and tasty local food without the worry of who is driving.

The Real Ale Trail buses aim to arrive every 30 minutes at each pub. Festival goers can hop on and off the buses at any pub on route as many times as they like. People usually start at Wrexham, but you can start at any location at any time of the day. You can pick up your bus tickets from any participating pub or online and this gives you unlimited travel all day long.

A little more about the pubs…

Saith Seren is grade II listed 19th Century red brick building, located in the heart of Wrexham. Saith Seren is a community run pub that champions everything local – local Real Ale, local Real Cider, locally produced food, the welsh language etc.

Recently reopen Kings Head in one of the highest villages in Wales, Bwlchgwyn. The stone pub has be refurbished and has a selection of Welsh Real Ales.

Trevor Arms, dates back to the early 1800’s and is said to be the most haunted pub in Wales. Located in Marford village, which is architecturally unique village built in early Dutch (Gothic) style full of buildings of character featuring crosses which are intended to ward off evil spirits. The pub itself has been sympathetically refurbished, maintaining it’s character and unique architecture.

Nags Head in Lavister is well known for the pub where the first members of CAMRA signed up in May 1971. Nags Head had 4 Real Ales for you to try!

Nags Head in Ridleywood, recently reopened under new management. The pub is set a fabulous rural location, with cows, horses and even goats can be spotted from the beer garden.

How it works…

  • Buy a ticket from any participating pub or online.
  • Hop on and off the Ale Trail shuttle buses any pub between 12noon – 11pm.
  • Enjoy local real ales, home-cooked food and live music with friends.

How to get to the Trail?

Places to stay on the Trail…

We will be visiting…

Saith Seren • Wrexham – Kings Head • Bwlchgwyn – Trevor Arms • Marford – Nags Head • Lavister – Nags Head • Ridelywood – Buck House Hotel • Bangor-on-Dee – White Horse • Overton