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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

Running for beginners

Sat 20 Jul 2019
09:00-11:00
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!

Civil War Weekend - with the Honourable Artillery Company

Sat 20 Jul 2019
13:00-14:30
Help us to welcome the Pikemen & Musketeers of the Honourable Artillery Company to celebrate our Civil War story with parade and musket firing. Also meet Brian Godwin, National Trust firearms advisor, and discover our special collection of muskets.

Nordic Walking (Tues)

Tue 23 Jul 2019
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 23 Jul 2019
21:00-22:30
The perfect opportunity to come and meet Chirk Castle's bat population. Guided by our Ranger Team learn about the bats' habitat, food and the conservation challenges we face.

Meet the bees

Thu 25 Jul 2019
10:00-11:00
Ever wondered what goes on within a Bee Hive or wanted to know more about the Honey Bee? This is a great opportunity to get up close and personal with the new Chirk Castle bees under the watchful eye of their keeper - bee suits will be provided!

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 28 Jul 2019
08:00-11:00
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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Our collections

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