Local area guide

Living in Mold

Thinking about moving to Mold? Discover why it's a great place to live, fun things to do here, what the local schools and transport connections are like - and of course the most important thing of all: how much houses cost to buy.

Your guide to moving to Mold

Why Mold is a good place to live

Mold, Flintshire, makes an endearing home with its unique combination of rural charm and urban amenities awash with culture and history. The town offers a distinct experience with its twice-weekly street markets giving a taste of the traditional market town vibe - perfect for those who enjoy the hustle and bustle. Mold's rich history is always within reach, offering a unique sense of past from once being a Norman castle site to its deep roots in Welsh culture. You'll also find theatres like the award-winning Theatr Clwyd which presents high-quality productions. Plus, there are many independent shops, pubs, cafes, and restaurants that also contribute to the lively atmosphere.

What's Mold famous for?

Mold is famous for quite a few things. Firstly, it's known for its bustling street markets on both Wednesdays and Saturdays, providing a taste of the traditional market town experience. Furthermore, fans of performing arts would recognise Mold as the home of Theatr Clwyd, a distinguished platform for the dramatic arts. Lastly, on a historical note, the gold cape of Mold, currently displayed at the British Museum, is a significant example of Mold's prehistoric culture. This artifact highlights Mold's preeminent position in the history of Wales, the UK, and indeed, the larger prehistoric world.

Things to do in Mold

Mold offers a multitude of exciting things to do throughout the town. The town's local markets are a must for fresh, local produce, and you might just find a gem among the stalls. History buffs can immerse themselves in Mold's past at the former site of the Norman castle and explore its prehistoric heritage at the Mold Museum. The vibrant Theatr Clwyd is the perfect place for lovers of performing arts, featuring an exciting calendar of dramatic productions. Nature enthusiasts will appreciate the serene surroundings of Bailey Hill, a public park that's an ideal place for quiet reflection or a picnic. Step into Mold's lively eateries after a day of adventure for a meal that tickles the taste buds. Moving to Mold brings a rich blend of shopping, history, culture, and nature, offering a vibrant life for all to enjoy.

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Average asking prices in Mold today

We update our average asking prices every day using data from millions of properties for sale.

Terraced

Avg. asking price

£185,000

11 properties for sale

Detached

Avg. asking price

£350,000

88 properties for sale

Semi-detached

Avg. asking price

£210,000

27 properties for sale

Flats

Avg. asking price

-

0 properties for sale

Properties currently for sale in Mold

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Transport in Mold

Find the nearest train stations and other transport links in Mold.

Local connections

Buckley
National Rail
3.5 miles / 5.6 km
Penyffordd
National Rail
3.9 miles / 6.3 km
Hawarden
National Rail
4.7 miles / 7.6 km
Shotton
National Rail
5.3 miles / 8.5 km
Hope (Flintshire)
National Rail
5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Hawarden Bridge
National Rail
5.7 miles / 9.2 km

Schools in Mold

Discover local primary schools, secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Mold.

Education in Mold

Ysgol Bryn Coch
 
Ysgol Glanrafon
 
Ysgol Maes Garmon
 
Ysgol Bryn Gwalia
 
St David's Catholic Primary School
 
Alun School
 

Local pubs in Mold

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  • Mold Alehouse

    Mold, Flintshire, CH7

    Award winning Micropub in Mold. CAMRA Wales Pub of the Year 2022.

  • Y Pentan

    Mold, Clwyd, CH7

    Historical, wet led Public house based in the heart of Mold Town centre, dog friendly,serving a wide range of drinks including cask ales.