Chirk Castle

Important notice -

In line with Welsh Government and local lockdown in Wrexham, the garden and estate will be open for local residents only from 2 October. The castle will be closed. If you live outside of the local authority area, please do not visit us at this time.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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Chirk Castle

What's on

What's open?

In line with Welsh Government guidance and local lockdown in Wrexham, the garden and estate at Chirk Castle will be open for local residents only from 2 October. The castle will be closed. If you live outside of the local authority area, please do not visit us at this time. Our garden, castle courtyard, café, estate, shop and toilets are open daily. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. However, where space is available on weekdays, pre-booking may not always be necessary. If you do not book we cannot guarantee admission. We look forward to welcoming you back.

Upcoming events

Timed entry to Chirk Castle (28 Sept - 4 Oct)

Thu 01 Oct 2020
10:00-10:30
Book your timed entry to visit Chirk Castle.
Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Visiting Chirk Castle: What you need to know

To help keep everyone safe, we've made some changes to our usual offer. If you've got a ticket booked for a visit to Chirk Castle, read this article to find out everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit.

Chirk Castle

Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

What refreshments are available?

Our Courtyard café is open daily (11am-4pm) with a limited amount of seating, and our Home Farm kiosk is also open for takeaway treats (10am-4pm). Both will be serving a selection of hot and cold drinks, light bites and ice cream. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collection points, and waymarked routes. We’ll also only be accepting card payment. We look forward to welcoming you back and know that you’ll support us to make this a safe experience for everyone.

A variety of cermics from the Courtyard Shop at Powis Castle and Garden laid out on a kitchen worktop.

In need of some retail therapy?

Our shop is now open daily 11am-4pm, and has a beautiful selection of garden and homeware products for you to choose from. To keep everyone safe we’ve introduced social distancing measures and we'll only be accepting card payments. Every penny spent in our shop remains at Chirk Castle and helps us to continue looking after this special place for everyone, for ever – thank you.

Chirk Castle

History

Chirk Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

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