The trail passes through Overton-on-Dee
|Length||24 mi (39 km)|
|Location||Wales & Midlands, England|
Maelor Way is a key long distance footpath, running 38 kilometres / 24 miles from the Offa's Dyke Path National Trail at Bronygarth to the Shropshire Way, Sandstone Trail, Llangollen Canal, South Cheshire Way, and the Marches Way all at Grindley Brook near Whitchurch.
The way also passes through towns and villages: Overton-on-Dee with its ancient yew trees, one of the Seven Wonders of Wales; Penley, where the wartime Polish Army Hospital once boosted the population threefold, Hanmer, situated on the peaceful mere which gave the village and its local aristocracy, the Hanmer family, their name, Chirk featuring Chirk Castle and Thomas Telfords Chirk Aqueduct.
- Gordon Emery - Guide to the Maelor Way (1991) ISBN 1-872265-98-7
- Wrexham County Borough Council guide
- The Ramblers Association on the Maelor Way
- The Official Walking Wales Website