The West Arms pub named best for Wales 

Best pub in Wales

The West Arms has been crowned the National Pub & Bar of the Year for Wales  The West Arms – a characterful 16th century pub located in the hidden Ceiriog Valley – has been officially declared best pub in Wales by the National Pub & Bar Awards 2022.   Commenting on the win to Walesonline, owners Mark and Nicky […]

North East Wales pub pours into final 13 for coveted pub award

North East Wales pub secures spot in semi-finals of LOYA 2022 award

Charming North East Wales pub, The West Arms, has reached the semi-finals of the coveted Licensee of the Year Award 2022 (LOYA) by the British Insititute of Innkeepers.   Located in the quiet village of Llanarmon DC in North East Wales, owners Nicky and Mark Williamson, have spent the past 4 years passionately restoring this charming […]

Llanarmon pub scoops National Pub & Bar Award 2022


The West Arms Country Inn pub has scooped a prestigious County Winner title for Clwyd, as part of the 2022 National Pub & Bar Awards. The news comes in shortly after The West Arms announced its place in the quarter finals of the coveted Licensee of the Year Award 2022 (LOYA) by the British Insititute […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day in North Wales

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Here at the West Arms we welcome all kinds of mums. He mums, she mums, dog mums, hero mums, past mums and new mums. Mums last forever so make this Mother’s Day in North Wales one to remember.  Bring her to Llanarmon DC, in North Wales this weekend, to enjoy a special Sunday Roast and […]

Dine & Stay over in a country pub in North Wales

country pub in North Wales

Picture this. You book a table at a country pub in North Wales to surprise your loved one, but just as you finish your dessert you are presented with the keys to your room.  Introducing the Dine-over.   Here’s your chance to treat someone (and yourself) to an impromptu evening to remember. Make the most of […]

A tasty start to 2022

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The West Arms Country Inn in (Llanarmon Dyffryn Ceiriog) has been shortlisted in the category of Restaurant of the Year (North) for the Food Awards Wales 2022.  The Food Awards Wales 2022 celebrate the best in the food industry; from the excellent restaurants, chefs and servers, to the specialists and suppliers.  “What a great start […]

The West Arms is featured in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide 2022

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The West Arms in Llanarmon DC, North East Wales, has been featured in CAMRA’s prestigious Good Beer Guide 2022, considered the definitive beer drinker’s guide to the very best pubs in the country.  The 4,500 pubs listed in the Guide are independently selected by CAMRA volunteers around the country based on the quality of brews sold at the […]

inews – West Arms amongst coolest pubs in the UK

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Best for getting away from it all… Martin Dunford, editor of the new guidebook ‘Cool Pubs and Inns’, picks The West Arms as one of his best pubs in the UK to enjoy drinking and dining this summer. Located in Llanarmon DC, North East Wales, The West was chosen as ‘Best for getting away from […]

West Arms named best pub in North Wales


The West Arms, owned and run by husband and wife team Nicky and Mark Williamson, has been crowned Best Pub in Wrexham in the National Pub & Bar Awards 2019. Mark Williamson, owner of The West Arms said: “This is our first award since buying the hotel in 2018 so we are naturally thrilled.  The accolade demonstrates the continued passion […]

West Arms named one of 50 best pubs in Wales by

50 best pubs in Wales

The West Arms Country Inn hotel in North Wales has been named one of 50 of the Best pubs in Wales by Award winning food and drink is at the very heart of The West Arms making it one of North East Wales’ top dining destinations. Owners Mark and Nicky Williamson said: “We make […]