How to get here

By train

Chirk Station is on the Shrewsbury to Chester line. Trains run on two routes operated by Arriva Trains Wales: hourly northbound services to Holyhead via Wrexham General and Chester, and hourly southbound services to Shrewsbury then continuing alternately to give a 2 hourly service to both Birmingham International and Cardiff Central. From Chirk Train Station it is ¼ mile to the gates of the estate, and 1½ miles in total to the castle. See directions on foot for more details.

By road

Chirk Castle is 7 miles south of Wrexham, 8 miles north of Oswestry and 5 miles from Llangollen. It is clearly signposted from the A5 and A483. From the A5 proceed 1 mile to Chirk village, the entrance to the estate is 2 miles west of Chirk village and is clearly signposted. Please note: When you arrive by car at the white iron Davies gates please continue to your right. The entrance to the estate is 1.4 miles further on.

Parking: The car park is at Home Farm. Please enter via the ticket office - the entrance to the castle is 200 yards (via steep hill).

By foot

There are permitted footpaths from Chirk village and Offa's Dyke Path, open April to September. Entrance and exit drives provide walking access, both are a similar distance - approx. 1½ miles to Home Farm ticket office and castle.

By bus

The Arriva 2/A bus route from Wrexham to Oswestry will drop off in Chirk Village near the train station.

By cycle

By Canal

Chirk Castle is situated close to the Llangollen Canal, near Chirk Aquaduct. Limited mooring is available near to Chirk Tunnel, from there walk towards Chirk village. It is approx. 1 mile to the estate gates, and 2 ½ miles in total to the ticket office and castle entrance.

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