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The Old Nursery

(Ref. 1133058)

Willington near Bangor-On-Dee, North Wales & Snowdonia Show on map


Sykes rating

  • 7 Guests

  • 1 Bedroom

  • 1 Bathroom

  • Pets No


  • Off road parking
  • Ground floor accommodation
  • Garden / Patio
  • Cot available
  • Highchair available
  • Washing machine
  • Dishwasher
  • Broadband / WiFi

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8 Customer Reviews

  • "Beautiful place to stay Had everything we needed for a lovely stay"

    Reviewed by Joanne5.0May 2024

  • "It’s our second time coming to the old nursery and despite the weather being against us this time."

    and the park being very muddy (which we expected), we still absolutely loved our stay. Our kids are 11, 7 and 5 and all had a great time. So much so we’re going back again in summer! We cannot fault the cottage, the outdoor space is amazing, there’s lovely welcome gifts on arrival and it’s so spacious and clean. Wouldn’t hesitate to recommend it.

    Reviewed by Nicola5.0Apr 2024

  • "Great stay."

    Thoroughly enjoyed it. All the ingredients for a brilliant family holiday…….big tv, comfy sofas outside space and bunk beds! Well equipped kitchen had everything we needed. Large open plan living area was great. Little extras like eggs and biscuits were a lovely touch and much appreciated.

    Reviewed by Martin5.0Mar 2024

  • "Really lovely stay, with some lovely touches."

    Thank you!

    Reviewed by Zoe5.0Feb 2024

  • "Such a beautiful accommodation, we had a lovely long weekend"

    Reviewed by Laura5.0Feb 2024

  • "Lovely property tucked away and well presented."

    Had a great time with our 3 young children. Some nice touches included, access is easy with plenty of parking space. Everything you need is only a few mins drive away. Looking forward to returning.

    Reviewed by Scott5.0Oct 2023

  • "Thank you very much for accommodating us this week, a very well appointed holiday house with all the basics supplied was very welcome."

    The kids loved the play area and the whole place felt very private and cosy. Thank you again for a good value family get away.

    Reviewed by Andrew5.0Aug 2023

  • "Thanks for such a wonderful stay!"

    It was really chill and relaxing, exactly what we needed. My son had a blast outdoors, so thank you for that! We're totally up for a repeat visit sometime in the future!

    Reviewed by Chris5.0Jul 2023

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  • One mezzanine, family bedroom with super-king-size, bunk, and single
  • Ground-floor shower room with walk-in shower, basin, and WC
  • Open-plan living space with kitchen, dining area and sitting area with sofa bed
  • Utility room.
  • Gas central heating
  • Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge/freezer, washing machine, dishwasher
  • Smart TV, WiFi
  • Fuel and power inc. in rent
  • Bed linen and towels inc. in rent
  • Highchair, travel cot and stairgate available
  • Shared car park, offering ample parking
  • Private, enclosed patio with furniture, and shared access to lawned area with children's play area
  • One well-behaved dog welcome
  • Sorry, no smoking
  • Shop 2.7 miles, pub 3.7 miles
  • Note: Dogs must be kept on a lead due to livestock
  • Note: Sloped ceilings in the bedroom; please take care
  • Note: The sofa bed accommodates two guests, in total sleeping seven guests

The property

Bangor-on-Dee 3.7 miles.

Perched in Willington near Bangor-On-Dee, Wrexham, lies this rural holiday cottage, The Old Nursery.

Offering glorious countryside views, and well-positioned to explore nearby amenities and attractions, this pet-friendly property makes a delightful base for exploring North Wales as a family of seven.

Make use of the open-plan living area by preparing food in the fully-fitted kitchen, enjoy family-friendly meals in the spacious dining area which seats up to six people, and relax in the lounge with sofa bed and smart TV after a fun-packed day.

Inside you’ll also find a well-presented mezzanine bedroom with one super-king size bed, one bunk bed and one single bed, and a ground-floor shower room with a walk-in shower.

Outside, you will find a charming patio garden with furniture, shared access to a children’s play area and panoramic meadow views.

This quaint cottage is nearby the renowned Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse and a collection of independent shops and eateries, including The Royal Oak, Cross Foxes and The Boat Inn.

Overton-on-Dee is in close proximity, boasting a range of impressive 18th century buildings, a traditional pub and a number of scenic walking routes.

Ellesmere Port is accessible by car, where you can shop and dine at the popular Cheshire Oaks retail outlet, visit the National Waterways Museum, explore tropical aquatic creatures at Blue Planet Aquarium, and spot wildlife at the wonderful Rivacre Valley Nature Reserve.

Further afield you’ll find the bustling city of Chester, where you’ll find a magnificent Cathedral, Chester City Walls, and Chester Zoo.

Whatever you decide to do, you can enjoy all of this and more at The Old Nursery.

Note: This property has a Good Housekeeping bond of £200.

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About the location


Overton-on-Dee 2.9 miles; Wrexham 4.9 miles; Ellesmere 8.3 miles; Chester 16.7 miles.

Bangor-on-Dee is a village in the borough of Wrexham in Wales, situated on the banks of the River Dee. Bangor-on-Dee offers a perfect base from which to explore North Wales, Cheshire and Shropshire. The village is home to a number of shops and local pubs. Bangor-on-Dee is famous for its renowned racecourse which hosts many exciting jump racing fixtures in a year on the banks of the River Dee. Nearby Overton-on-Dee is a charming village which boasts a fine collection of 18th century buildings, a small selection of local shops, a great restaurant and a traditional pub. Ellesmere is easily accessible and has a broad variety of attractive buildings as well as offering a fine selection of shops and no less than nine pubs in addition to an annual beer festival to enjoy. Nearby Wrexham and Chester are popular tourist destinations with many links to history as well as a full range of shops and pubs.

This property offers the following short breaks:

  • Winter
  • Off-season
  • Last minute
  • Christmas