Chirk Castle

Important notice -

On Wednesday 19 September there will be no morning indoor tours at 11:15 and 11:30. The castle rooms are open as normal from 12 noon.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

A Father and daughter using the self-guided education equipment at Chirk Castle

Autism awareness at Chirk Castle 

If you or someone you are travelling with has Autism, ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) or ASC (Autism Spectrum Condition), visiting a busy tourist attraction can be an overwhelming experience. At Chirk Castle we are striving to be autism friendly, and we want to work with autistic visitors to ensure they can enjoy their visit with us.

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What's on

Upcoming events

Archaeological Dig at Chirk Castle

Wed 19 Sep 2018
We are excited to be able to welcome Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust to Chirk Castle for a special opportunity to conduct a dig on a section of Offa's Dyke, and in the meadow near the castle.

Running for beginners

Sat 22 Sep 2018
Give your fitness a boost in the beautiful surroundings of the Chirk Castle estate. A great opportunity to get started with running and meet other people, and who knows? You might be taking part in one of our 10km runs before you know it!

Autumn Veteran Tree Walk

Sat 22 Sep 2018
SOLD OUT. Join our Head Ranger for a special guided walk around parts of Chirk's 480 acre estate to discover our very special collection of veteran trees. Booking essential.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 23 Sep 2018
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.

Nordic Walking

Tue 25 Sep 2018
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Guided estate walks

Sun 14 Oct 2018
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Chirk Castle blog 

Welcome to the Chirk Castle blog. Visit each month for updates from Visitor Services Assistant Huw Sayer, who will be delving into some of the castle's lesser known history and personalities, as well as reporting on the latest events, conservation work, and stories from the team....

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Eating and shopping

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Places to stay

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Chirk Castle on the National Trust Collections website