There are many libraries in and around both Hawarden and Sandycroft.

The closest to Phoenix House are:

Gladstone Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, CH53DF. 

Tel: 01244 532350

Garden City Library, Sealand Ave, Garden City, CH52HL. 

Tel: 01244 818762

Individuals are also able to access the mobile library service within Flintshire.

 For a full list of location, times and dates please ask the office.


There are many churches in and around the area servicing a number of faiths.

• St Francis Church in Wales – Sandycroft

• Sandycroft Methodist Church – Sandycroft

• St Marys Catholic Church – Flint

• Shotton Bethel Baptist Church – Shotton

• Chester Quaker Meeting House – Chester

• Living Waters Community Church – Shotton

• Shah Jalal Mosque – Chester

• Hindu Temple – Manchester

Contact details for each one, or any other place of worship, can be requested at any time.

Days Out and Activities

There are many public houses, restaurants and cafes around the area. Speak to any member of staff for any recommendations.

Phoenix House keeps in contact with Flintshire County Council as to any events or activities coming up for the coming month. This will be displayed on the activities board within the communal areas of Phoenix House and will be available on request.

There are lots of beautiful places to visit in the local areas surrounding Phoenix House:

• The National Waterways Museum – 8 miles from Phoenix House

• Greenfield Valley Heritage Park - 10 miles from Phoenix House

• Green Acres Animal Park - 2 miles from Phoenix House

• Wepre Country Park – 3 Miles from Phoenix House

There are also a couple of National Trust venues within an hour’s traveling distance.

We are lucky at Phoenix House that we have many lovely Garden Centres situated not too far away, some examples are Daleside Garden Centre, Hawarden or Discount Garden Centre, Sealand