Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Areas of the Pleasure Ground Wood will be roped off during January for the team to reinstate hard standing accessible paths into more of the garden.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Guided history tours

Mon 20 Jan 2020
Join history expert Huw for different tours of the castle exterior, to find out about Chirk Castle's fascinating 700 years of history.

Nordic Walking

Tue 21 Jan 2020
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Ranger Ramble

Wed 22 Jan 2020
Join the Chirk Castle ranger team for an informal walk in the castle's historic parkland.

Toddler Thursdays

Thu 23 Jan 2020
Join our weekly outdoor activity group for under 5’s and their parents/guardians throughout January and February.

Winter Bird ID walk

Fri 24 Jan 2020
Join our resident bird expert and Ranger Keith for a walk around Chirk Castle's parkland looking and listening out for all of the winter bird life to be found.

Running for beginners

Sat 25 Jan 2020
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!

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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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

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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