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Map of Flint and Bagillt (Scale: Approx 4 miles top to bottom)
On the right (seaward) side of the dual carriageway approaching Flint is theRSPB reserve at Oakenholt. This is not open to the public but the Dee Naturalists Society have a hide overlooking the reserve. The signpost to Flint Castle (1) from the A548 in the middle of Flint is easy to miss. It takes you over a humpback bridge along Castle Road. Turn left to the Castle or right to the lifeboat station (2), both have good car parks. There are good views across the estuary at both places and paths along the estuary in both directions. Continue on the A548 out of Flint and just 1/4 of a mile on the right is a footpath which crosses the railway. From here you can reach the seawall and marsh. The path continues on to Bagillt (3), coming out on to the A548 over a footbridge spanning the railway. There is parking by this footbridge, next to a scrap metal merchant.
Flint has a station on the Chester to Holyhead Railway line. Map Refs. Flint Castle SJ247735, Bagillt SJ224750.