Located in Denbighshire, Dyserth is a quaint Welsh village known for its quarrying, waterfalls and mountainous surroundings. With a history that dates back to the 1000s, Dyserth has stayed true to its rural roots. Quiet country roads, peaceful footpaths and friendly neighbours are all features of this lovely North Wales jewel. Main attractions to look out for include the incredible 70-foot Dyserth waterfall and the sprawling Moel Hiraddug mountain. You can also enjoy a lively high street with quirky shops, ancient churches and more. If you want to step back in time and live a simpler lifestyle, Dyserth is the village for you.
As a village with a thriving community and strong family links, Dyserth is an ideal home to raise young children. The area boasts a range of high-quality schools that have been recognised by Offstead for their educational credentials. Parents of nursery-aged children will find many schools to try. Some of the top-rated nursery and primary schools in Dyserth are Trelawnyd V.A School, Ysgol Clawdd Offa, Ysgol Hiraddug, Ysgol Melyd, Ysgol Y Castell and Ysgol Y Llys. All these schools are focused on providing the highest level of education to their students and you’ll have peace of mind knowing your children are in good hands.
In the past, Dyserth had a railway station that linked the village to the North Wales Coast Line at Prestatyn. The line closed in 1973 and Dyserth still benefits from efficient bus services and access to great locations. The town of Rhuddlan is a six minute journey by car. A busy little town steeped in history, Rhuddlan Castle is well worth a visit. The seaside town of Prestatyn is eight minutes by car and an hour walk if you’re in the mood to go for a hike. Prestatyn offers stunning views of the Irish Sea and there’s plenty of landmarks to admire.
In line with its rural origins, Dyserth has a lovely collection of country pubs and rustic restaurants. Try The New Inn, a great stop off point on the way to Dyserth Waterfall. It serves up traditional British pub food and has an inviting atmosphere that’s perfect for the colder months. For an afternoon tea experience, stop by Frankies, a cheery cafe that features different cakes and sweet treats. Travelling further afield, check out The Eagle & Child Inn in Gwaenysgor. It’s a cosy restaurant that pours a fine selection of ales. Food items on the menu to enjoy are the Eagle Burger and Eagle Hot Pot.
Dyserth provides various attractions in and around the main village. A must-visit place is Dyserth Waterfall and no matter the weather, you’ll be able to enjoy seeing the rush of nature and take plenty of pictures. Another natural area to explore outside of Dyserth is Moel Hiraddug. Hike to the top and you’ll find a preserved Iron Age hillfort and exceptional views of the Clwydian Range and Snowdonia National Park. Travelling out of Dyserth, you can stop for a day in St Asaph. The city has one of the smallest cathedrals in the UK to visit and provides access to the wooded banks of the River Elwy.