Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Due to the icy conditions on the estate driveways and the roads leading to the estate Chirk Castle will remain closed on Wednesday 13th. We expect to open again on Thursday. Please keep an eye on our website and Facebook for further updates.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

More about this place

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 or ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder), 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

Christmas through the ages

Wed 13 Dec 2017
This year Chirk Castle will be festooned with different styles of decorations, charting the progress of Christmas trimmings over the last 700 years.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 16 Dec 2017
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!

Christmas through the ages - medieval weekends

Sat 16 Dec 2017
On three weekends in December enjoy our Christmas through the ages decorations, along with music, medieval characters in the courtyard, fun and games to bring Chirk Castle to life.

Father Christmas Grotto

Sat 16 Dec 2017
SOLD OUT Visit Father Christmas in his traditional grotto located in Chirk Castle.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 19 Dec 2017
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Festive meal with Father Christmas 3

Wed 20 Dec 2017
SOLD OUT. Enjoy a festive family meal with Father Christmas in our medieval decorated eating hall.

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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Get involved

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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