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Wrexham is approximately 50 minutes from Manchester airport and Liverpool airport. A taxi booked with Wrexham taxi firm would cost approximately £80 return. Wrexham also has two train stations one called Central and the other General, which has direct trains to Bangor, Chester, Shrewsbury and Cardiff. The bus station that serves the area includes such destinations as Rhyl, Oswestry, Chester, and local villages such as Coedpoeth.
Wrexham is the most populated town in North East Wales and the liveliest in North Wales. Wrexham was formerly an industrial town with coal mining and brick making as the main industry, but employment has broadened in recent years. Wrexham is known for having one of the seven wonders of Wales, which is the St Giles Church built between the 14th-16th Century.
Wrexham has also had a proud tradition of brewing both ale and lager, the popular being Wrexham Lager. Wrexham Lager has recently being revived and is now for sale in pubs across the Wrexham County including the town centre.
Wrexham is home to two sporting teams, Wrexham FC playing in the Conference Premier and the other team, North Wales Crusaders playing in Championship One from 2012. Other attractions in the area is largely catered for those interested in sport such as the Queensway Leisure & activity centre, North Wales regional tennis centre and golf courses such as Clays Golf Course.
Wrexham can also be a base for tours of surrounding cities such as Chester and Liverpool which can be easily accessed by bus or train.
Wrexham has plenty of shops in the town such as HMV, Topshop, Debenhams, H&M, River Island, TK Maxx, Laura Ashley, etc. The town is split up into certain sections such as the main town centre, island green, and Eagles Meadow. Wrexham is a market town and still boasts indoor markets and a Monday and Thursday market.
Wrexham has many restaurants to suit all taste buds such as Thai, Chinese, Italian, Indian, Tapas and Pub food.. The recommendations in the area include the Dao Siam Thai restaurant, Sleepy Panda Chinese restaurant, Anise Indian Restaurant, Lemon tree Italian restaurant, Perelli's Tapas restaurant, Nags head for classic pub meals and also zaza brasserie & wine bar. The chained restaurants in the area include Nando's, Pizza Express and Frankie and Benny's located at Eagles Meadow. Wrexham also has many fast food chains and takeaway establishments including Subway, KFC and McDonald's. Great restaurants and homemade food can also be found in Wrexham county at the Hollybush in cefyn-y-bedd, Pant Yr Ochain in Gresford and Croes Howell in Llay.
Venues in Wrexham consist of Grove Park Theatre, William Aston Hall and Central Station. Grove Park Theatre plays local events while the William Aston Hall at Glyndwr plays a mixture of musicians, comedians, etc. William Aston Hall has hosted such comedians as Al Murray and Roy Chubby Brown. http://glyndwr.ticketsolve.com/venues.... Central station is home to a range of musicians with past events including Wheatus and Puddle of Mudd. http://www.centralstationvenue.com/.
Wrexham's nightlife consists of many pubs such as Nags head, and Horse and Jockey. The more upmarket bars are The Bank and Voodoo Moon. The nightclubs in the town consist of Liquid/Envy and Central station. Wrexham also includes many chain bars such at Fat Cat and Yates's. In Wrexham the main night out is a Saturday night, but Thursday and Sunday nights are also popular.
Other attractions in the area (Wrexham County) include the Wrexham County Museum, Techniquest at Glyndwr, Erdigg Hall, Bangor-on-dee racecourse and Chirk Castle.
*The best accommodation near the Wrexham town centre are the Lemon Tree, Ramada Plaza, Grove Guest House and Woodhey Guest House.
*There are taxi offices located throughout the town.