The Black Lion, Babell

Tafarn goetsys draddodiadol wedi’i lleoli yn sir Fflint nepell o’r A55. Mae’r adeilad gwreiddiol yn dyddio o’r 13eg ganrif ond fe’i ymestynwyd a’i adnewyddwyd dros y blynyddoedd. Er hynny dydy’r adeilad ddim wedi colli ei nodweddion na’i gymeriad.
Mae’r lle’n llawn hanes a gwelwyd ysbrydion ar sawl achlysur! Mae’r North Wales Paranormal Group wedi bod yn archwilio i mewn i ddigwyddiadau paranormal.
Fel arfer gweinir dau gwrw go iawn. Mae’r Black Lion wedi’i chynnwys ar daith The Flintshire Real Ale Trail pan gludir yfwyr o gwmpas y tafarndai gwledig mewn bws.

The Black Lion, Babell

A traditional Coaching inn located in Flintshire, not far from the busy A55.  Original building dates back to the 13th century but has been extended and refurbished over the years but thankfully not losing its features and character. 

Steeped in history with many sightings of ghosts.  The North Wales Paranormal Group have been investigating paranormal activity.

Grandstand Inn, Buckley

The new Grandstand Inn was built on the site of the old watering hole which had stood for over 150 years.  The old inn was known locally as ‘The Tram Door’.  Since the early 1900s it had been owned by the Caergwrle Brewers, Lassel & Sharman
The old Grandstand demolished in September 1969
Pool and darts board

The Nant Inn, Buckley

The Nant Inn was one of many public houses in Buckley that were taken over by Northgate Brewery in around 1900.  William Thomas Jones was the landlord from 1912 along with his wife Anna

Red Lion, Buckley

The licensees of the Red Lion from the 1860s were the Price family.  From the 1890s it was leased by the Castle Hill (Ewloe) Brewery  which they eventually bought.  It remained in their ownership until the Brewery’s closure in 1948

Hare & Hounds, Connah’s Quay

A well known and conveniently situated public house on the high street in Connah’s Quay.  At one time the inn was equipped with stabling facilities

The Old Quay House, Connah’s Quay

The Old Quay House dates from 1777 and lies in the west side of town.  The cellars are set in sandstone rock an optimum place to keep beer cool! 
The town’s name is believed to have come from a former landlord

The Swan Inn, Connah’s Quay

One of the oldest public houses in town and situated on the corner of Kings road and Church street.  During the 1920s the Swan was sold to the Birkenhead Brewery Company’s Ales and has since been extended at the front of the building.

Y Pentan, Mold

Originally a shop with Glynne Jones being the last proprietor.  After closing it became a pub called the Cross Keys and is located at the heart of the market town of Mold. Subsequently became y Pentan.

Pool table was lost after refurbishment.  Known as a music venue during the evenings.

Real ale establishment


Pwll Gwyn, Afonwen

The Pwll Gwyn is located on the busy A541 between Mold and Denbigh. 

A former coaching inn with original wooden beams dating back to the 18th century.  At one the inn was also a part time station waiting room.  It has remained unaltered more or less since the 20th century apart from guest rooms being constructed from the stable block and a conservatory. 

Serving real ale


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