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    Wrexham Royal Ordnance Facility was a huge Cordite manufacturer during WW2 employing 13,000.
    The site is very spread out which was deliberate to protect against air reconnaissance & possible attack.

    Now there is quite a lot of remaining buildings dotted about & im not sure I saw them all, but thanks to the local airsoft group there is now handy maps showing the location of most of them lol.
    The area is quite nice & host to some good wildlife too, I was stepping over frogs, watching long tailed tits & green woodpeckers & there was some cracking cooking apples going to waste.

    My photos arnt great as I was pretty nackered after my "car farm" explore & a ride around LLadegla trail centre, but it was a nice relaxed way to spend a sunny afternoon!

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    What the hell am I doing, I mean really at my age!

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    cracking set of photos
    Love the second one
    Black cat exploring company
    & LSD - Leicester Super Derpers

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Wombat View Post
    cracking set of photos
    Love the second one
    Thanks I didn't think they were great, was one of them places I walked away from thinking I could of done so much more!
    What the hell am I doing, I mean really at my age!

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    Great spot for a relaxing explore. I hope you pinched some of those apples :D

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    I enjoyed that Glynn, Thanks
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    The only thing worse than not being happy with your photos when you leave a place, is being happy with them, getting home and them being terrible. What you've posted looks good to me though! Thanks Glynn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by krela View Post
    The only thing worse than not being happy with your photos when you leave a place, is being happy with them, getting home and them being terrible. What you've posted looks good to me though! Thanks Glynn.
    Thanks, I do it a lot, walk away & remember all the stuff I didn't capture lol
    What the hell am I doing, I mean really at my age!

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    Interesting write-up and good photos. Those cooking apples look yummy, I could make an apple pie with them.
    When the going gets tough - the tough get going.

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    Great pictures. I'm only half an hour from Wrexham, now on my list of places to find

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