Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Chirk Castle and estate will be closed on Thursday 23 February, because of very high winds forecast due to Storm Doris. The many veteran trees next to paths and roadways pose a danger of falling branches in high winds. We expect to be open Friday 24.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Snowdrop displays

Fri 24 Feb 2017
Chase away those winter blues with a beautiful walk around Chirk Castle's award winning gardens and Pleasure Ground Wood, and see a carpet of delicate snowdrops.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 25 Feb 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!

Student photography exhibition

Sat 25 Feb 2017
For this exhibition we've invited photography student Liam Bluck to display his work, focused on Chirk Castle volunteers, looking at why people volunteer and work for the National Trust.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle 2017

Sun 26 Feb 2017
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.

St. David's Day concert

Sun 26 Feb 2017
We kick off the start of our main season opening in traditional style with our annual St. David's Day concert.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 28 Feb 2017
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

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....

Chirk Castle


Chirk Castle

Eating and shopping

Chirk Castle

Get involved

Chirk Castle


Chirk Castle


Chirk Castle

Places to stay