Day 072 : Flint – Neston

Sadly, this is my last day walking in Wales on this trip. I get splendid views across the estuary to the Wirral on the English side of the River Dee.

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From the station in Flint I make my way down to the castle which was built by Edward I. He built a chain of castles around North Wales in his attempt to conquer the country.

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Day 071 : Prestatyn – Flint

Today I start in Prestatyn on the seafront at the start or finish of the Offa’s Dyke long distance walk which goes from Prestatyn to Chepstow. I did not see anyone setting off on the walk, maybe it was too cold and blustery.

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I quite enjoy the walk along the beach at Prestatyn and out towards the lighthouse at the Point of Ayr. This seems to be a popular walk particarly for people stopping at the nearby Presthaven Sands Holiday Park. When the tide is out the beach is vast and sits at the mouth of the River Dee.

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