Wrexham is a town in North Wales, with a population of approximately 43,000. It was formerly mainly an industrial town with coal mining and brick making as the main industry, but employment has broadened in recent years.
Wrexham Central station (as the name suggests) is right in the town center, and is very handy for visitors. Wrexham General station is a 5-10 minute walk from the town center.
The train to Wrexham Central station is a fast and useful way of reaching the town center from the surrounding area. There is also an extensive local bus service, with most buses stopping in the town center.
- St Giles' Church, Wrexham, 01978 355808, . Open daily, 11am-3pm.
- One of the Seven Wonders of Wales, built between 14th-16th century. 45 metre tower with far-reaching views. Mural of the Last Judgement, and other artistic artifacts.
- Wrexham County Borough Museum, Regent Street, LL11 1RB (close to Wrexham Central station), 01978 317970 (email@example.com), . Mon-Fri: 10.00-17.00; Sat: 10.30 - 15.00. Museum about local area. Includes Brymbo Man - a prehistoric body found near Wrexham. Also visiting exhibitions and local archive centre. Currently undergoing extensive refurbishment. $FREE.
- Erddig Hall, Erddig, near Wrexham, LL15 0YT, 01978 355314 (firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax:01978 313333), . Open March-Oct Sat-Weds (and Thurs in July/Aug). Garden 11am-6pm; House 12noon-5pm. 18th Century stately home. 18th century walled garden. £8 (Child £4; Family £20. (Garden only: Adult £5; Child £2.50; Family £12)).
Odeon Cinema  - Plas Coch
Waterworld Swimming Pool 
Wrexham FC  are in the Football Conference, and play home games in the town at the Racecourse Ground.
Several pubs have cheap 'pub grub' style food.
These include: the Wynnstay Arms, which has a 2 for £6 menu which includes popular favorites such as scampi and chips, small rump steak and chips, and pasta. Lloyds No 1 and Wetherspoons, both part of the Wetherspoons chain, which have the standard menus for that chain. Yates, another popular chain pub. The Plas Coch, on the outskirts of town near the cinema, which does 2 courses for £6 or so on weekdays from 12 - 5.
Most bars are situated on High Street, Town Hill and Brook Street. Some of the more popular bars include Lloyds, Bar Cuprum, Golden Lion, Yates, Milliners, Harveys, Fat Cat Cafe Bar, Chequers, Bar 1-5, Barracuda, Yales Cafe/Bar, Honky Tonks, the Commercial, The Cambrian Vaults, South Central, Chicago Rock Cafe.
- Holt Lodge Hotel, Wrexham Road, Holt, Wrexham, LL13 9SW. Tel: 01978 661002, email@example.com .
- Ramada Plaza Wrexham, Ellice Way, Wrexham, LL13 7YH. Tel: 01978 291400, firstname.lastname@example.org .
- Wynnstay Arms Hotel, Yorke St Wrexham, LL13 8LP. Tel: 01978 291010.
Plenty to do in surrounding area, including:
- Chirk Castle  and aqueduct
- Llangollen 
- the breathtaking Froncysllte Aqueduct (longest and highest navigable cast iron aqueduct in the world)
- Glyn Ceiriog  and the Ceiriog Valley 
- Clywedog Trail  (industrial history including lead mines, iron works and heritage center)
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