Welcome to Visit Gresford Places
The Walkfo guide to things to do & explore in Gresford

Visit Gresford PlacesVisit Gresford places using Walkfo for free guided tours of the best Gresford places to visit. A unique way to experience Gresford’s places, Walkfo allows you to explore Gresford as you would a museum or art gallery with audio guides.

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Gresford is a village and local government community in Wrexham County Borough, Wales. The population of the community, which also includes the village of Marford, was 5,334 in the 2001 Census, reducing to 5,010 at the 2011 census. Grade I listed All Saints’ Church has the most surviving medieval stained glass of any Welsh church. Its bells are one of the traditional Seven Wonders of Wales. 266 men died in an underground explosion on 22 September 1934, one of Britain’s worst coal mining disasters. When you visit Gresford, Walkfo brings Gresford places to life as you travel by foot, bike, bus or car with a mobile phone & headphones.


Gresford Places Overview: History, Culture & Facts about Gresford

Visit Gresford – Walkfo’s stats for the places to visit

With 34 audio plaques & Gresford places for you to explore in the Gresford area, Walkfo is the world’s largest heritage & history digital plaque provider. The AI continually learns & refines facts about the best Gresford places to visit from travel & tourism authorities (like Wikipedia), converting history into an interactive audio experience.

Gresford history

Located close to the England–Wales border with Cheshire, the settlement existed at the time of the compilation of the Domesday book. The name, derived probably from Old English græs and ford, was later recorded as “Gresworth”, “Cresford” and “Grefford” The whole area was resettled by Welsh aligned to Owain Gwynedd in 1170–1203. The bells of the parish church, All Saints’ Church are one of the traditional Seven Wonders of Wales.

Why visit Gresford with Walkfo Travel Guide App?

Visit Gresford PlacesYou can visit Gresford places with Walkfo Gresford to hear history at Gresford’s places whilst walking around using the free digital tour app. Walkfo Gresford has 34 places to visit in our interactive Gresford map, with amazing history, culture & travel facts you can explore the same way you would at a museum or art gallery with information audio headset. With Walkfo, you can travel by foot, bike or bus throughout Gresford, being in the moment, without digital distraction or limits to a specific walking route. Our historic audio walks, National Trust interactive audio experiences, digital tour guides for English Heritage locations are available at Gresford places, with a AI tour guide to help you get the best from a visit to Gresford & the surrounding areas.

“Curated content for millions of locations across the UK, with 34 audio facts unique to Gresford places in an interactive Gresford map you can explore.”

Walkfo: Visit Gresford Places Map
34 tourist, history, culture & geography spots


  Gresford historic spots

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Walkfo Gresford tourism map key: places to see & visit like National Trust sites, Blue Plaques, English Heritage locations & top tourist destinations in Gresford


Best Gresford places to visit

Gresford has places to explore by foot, bike or bus. Below are a selection of the varied Gresford’s destinations you can visit with additional content available at the Walkfo Gresford’s information audio spots:

Gresford photo Borras Park
Borras Park (Welsh: Parc Borras / Parc Bwras) is an electoral division in the community of Acton in Wrexham County Borough, Wales. The name is derived from the nearby area of Borras. At the time of the 2001 Census, the population was 2,517 in 1,065 household, reducing to 2,359 at the 2011 Census.
Gresford photo Gresford Colliery
Gresford Colliery was a coal mine located a mile from the North Wales village of Greffford, near Wrexham. The mine was a one-mile-long mine located near the village of Gresford.
Gresford photo Heart North Wales Coast
Heart North Wales Coast (formerly Coast 96.3 and originally Marcher Coast FM) was an independent local radio station broadcast along the North Wales coast. The station broadcast from studios in Colwyn Bay & latterly, Bangor and transmitted from Great Ormes Head, Llandudno. It served an area stretching from Amlwch in the west to Holywell in the east, but could be heard as far away as Manchester and The Fylde.
Gresford photo Horsley Hall, Gresford
Horsley Hall was a Jacobethan-style house with formal gardens, near to Gresford, Wrexham County Borough, that was destroyed in 1963.
Gresford photo Llay Welfare F.C.
Llay Welfare Football Club is a Welsh football club based in the village of Llay, Wrexham County Borough. Formed in 1931, they were members of the Welsh National League (Wrexham Area) up until 2020. They now play in the Ardal Leagues North West, which is in the third tier of Welsh football league system.

Visit Gresford plaques

Gresford Plaques 0
Gresford has 0 physical plaques in tourist plaque schemes for you to explore via Walkfo Gresford plaques audio map when visiting. Plaques like National Heritage’s “Blue Plaques” provide visual geo-markers to highlight points-of-interest at the places where they happened – and Walkfo’s AI has researched additional, deeper content when you visit Gresford using the app. Experience the history of a location when Walkfo local tourist guide app triggers audio close to each Gresford plaque. Currently No Physical Plaques.