852 Minera Mountain

Minera, meaning ore mine, has been worked for lead since Roman times. And so has the heather covered Minera Mountain where disused waggonways make easy paths for walkers.

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LOCATION: 4 miles west of Wrexham
START: Minera Lead Mines on B5426, signed from A525 in Coedpoeth
Grid ref: SJ276509 Postcode: LL113DU
DISTANCE: 4 miles
GRADE: Moderate
TIME: 2.5 hours
MAP: Explorer - Wrexham & Llangollen Landranger 117
NOTE: Visitor Centre only open in summer
REFRESHMENTS: Pack a flask
EN ROUTE: Esclusham, New Brighton

This walk was originally published by
The Manchester Evening News

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