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A vibrant urban atmosphere, Welsh culture, a hub for arts, entertainment, eating out and shopping areas packed with familiar names from the high street - Wrexham has plenty to offer you.

Wrexham has developed significantly over the last few years with investment in a new shopping centre, cinema, ten-pin bowling alley and restaurants.

For going out with friends there are plenty of options for enjoying the nightlife from traditional pubs through to clubs and restaurants to suit all tastes. If live music is your thing there are a number of venues which feature everything from local bands to well-known names and comedians. Wrexham live music venue Central Station has been named "Wales' leading live music venue" in The Independent and Kerrang.

The Stereophonics performed at the Wrexham Glyndŵr University Racecourse Stadium

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Taking a wander in to the surrounding regions and you will soon find yourself spoilt for choice for things to see and do.

In nearby Llangollen there is an annual fringe festival and a world-renowned international musical Eisteddfod. The town of Mold offers theatre performances and for more well known names a trip to Llandudno will give you everything from concerts to West End musicals.

If you like watching sport Wrexham Football Club and North Wales Crusaders Rugby League play next door to the main campus at the Wrexham Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium. For swimming Waterworld in the centre of the town provides a 25 metre, 6 lane pool with a 65 metre waterslide and nearby Deeside Leisure Centre is also home to an Olympic sized ice rink where curling is played.


Studying in Wrexham will also put you a stone’s throw away from spectacular countryside, coastal resorts and the beautiful Welsh mountains, ideal for walking, cycling, mountain biking, rock climbing, white water rafting or horse riding.

The towns and cities of Chester, Shrewsbury, Liverpool and Manchester are also close by and accessible by public transport – giving you even more options for activities and nights out.

You can also immerse yourself in Welsh history and culture from visiting local museums, historic houses and architecture, castles and art galleries.

Find out more about Wrexham and its region.

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