Directions: SHOTWICK LAKE SAILING , on Deeside, North Wales, uses SHOTWICK LAKE which is on the Dee marshes close to the new bridge over the River Dee, the Tata Steel plant and UPM Kymmene Shotton Paper.
From the A550, take the exit signposted to Flint (A548) and the Industrial Park. Carry on straight on this road (dual carriageway) to the third traffic island (the last before the new bridge) where you bear left (signposted Sealand Ranges and Zone 4). (From the Flint direction on the A548 cross the new Flintshire Bridge then at the first roundabout turn right following the signs for Sealand Ranges and Zone 4). After about 100 yards turn left which takes you in front of UPM Shotton Paper Mill. Pass the entrance for Shotton Paper and continue to a small ‘T’ junction.
Take the left and in about 100 yards you will see a yellow barrier. If there are no club members around when you arrive and you have a mobile phone with you just ring the club on 01244 280822 to let us know that you are there.
If the barrier is open you can continue under the A548 flyover, bear right under a low railway bridge (11’6″) and then follow the lane to the left to reach the sailing club compound.Shotwick Lake Sailing Club Weighbridge Road Deeside Industrial Estate Flintshire CH5 2LL 01244 280822
Sat Nav co-ordinates: N 53.24320 W 3.03030 (Don’t use the post code!)