Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Chirk Castle is open for 'A Christmas of Make-Believe' from 8 to 23 December.

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.

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

A christmas of make-believe

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Enter a world of make-believe at Chirk Castle this Christmas. Follow the footsteps of the six children of Lord Howard de Walden in the 1920s as we decorate Chirk Castle as a fantastical castle of theatre and fairytales.

Nordic Walking (Thurs)

Thu 13 Dec 2018
Let the outdoors move you with weekly Nordic walking sessions led by the Erddig Nordic Walkers on the Chirk estate.

Running for beginners

Sat 15 Dec 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!

Father Christmas Grotto

Sat 15 Dec 2018
SOLD OUT. Visit Father Christmas in his traditional Chirk Castle grotto.

Nordic Walking (Tues)

Tue 18 Dec 2018
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 30 Dec 2018
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.

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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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