Chirk Castle

Important notice -

From Monday 24 to Friday 28 July new signage is being installed at Chirk Castle and across the estate. We are open as normal, and will try to keep any disruption to a minimum.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

British Woodcarving Association Exhibition

Wed 26 Jul 2017
See the work of talented local amateur carvers from the British Woodcarving Association.

Big Butterfly Count

Thu 27 Jul 2017
Join in with this year's Big Butterfly Count!

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 29 Jul 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!

Mortimer's Fortress: A Medieval Weekend

Sat 29 Jul 2017
We welcome the Marcher Freemen to Chirk Castle to give us a taste of medieval life in the time of the castle's builder, Roger Mortimer.

Summer Veteran Tree Walk

Sat 29 Jul 2017
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.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 01 Aug 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....

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