Wrexham is the largest town in North Wales, with a population of around 61,000. It is sandwiched between the beautiful Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley.
Culture in Wrexham
Wrexham is a bustling town containing the Eagles Meadow shopping centre, full of brilliant retailers, an ODEON cinema and tenpin bowling. While it can be described as a modern shopper’s paradise, it has retained its charm thanks to a host of traditional streets and markets. Its Monday Market is in fact the largest in the whole of North Wales!
Things to do in Wrexham
If you’re visiting Wrexham you won’t be short of things to keep you busy. Wrexham Waterworld is a particular favourite with families, not only containing a huge competition pool but also a variety of water rides for adventurous visitors. Plas Power Adventure is for those who like to do something a little different. Here you can partake in archery, a high ropes course or some indoor climbing.
Student life in Wrexham
Wrexham is a town that simply couldn’t cater more for students. Glyndwr University is just a five minute drive from Wrexham town centre, meaning students have access to some of Wales’ finest scenery on one side, and the buzzing cities of the North East on the other. This close proximity to all the vital amenities makes both the university and the area as a whole a popular destination for students.
Buying in Wrexham
Wrexham is fast becoming one of Wales' in-demand areas for those looking to buy or rent, fuelled by a Royal Mail report which revealed that Wrexham was named as one of most desirable places to live. These findings were based on school performance, employment, variety of open spaces and, possibly most importantly, the affordability of housing. The average property price in Wrexham currently stands at around £165,000, lower than the overall average property price in Wales.
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