Chirk Castle

Important notice -

From 19 to 22 October there is a private event in areas of Chirk Castle. We are open to visitors as normal, however there will be extra activity and vehicles on site and possibly in the castle courtyard, particularly on 21 October.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Visiting Chirk Castle: What you need to know

Use this article to find out everything you need to know about what's open and what to expect from your visit to Chirk Castle.

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

The Tudor Cures and Pongy Potions Trail

Sat 23 Oct 2021
The wise women has lost her shopping list of herbs and plants she needs to make her cures and potions.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Chirk Castle

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter, treat your little ones to an adventure at Chirk Castle on the Percy the Park Keeper winter wander trail.

Christmas Traditions at the castle

Sat 04 Dec 2021
Celebrate Christmas family traditions at Chirk Castle with our beautifully decorated themed Christmas trees inside the castle.
Chirk Castle

Eating and shopping

Woman holding takeaway hot drink

What refreshments are available?

The Courtyard Café is open from 10am to 4pm daily, serving a selection of drinks, cakes, light meals and sandwiches. We’ve introduced new safety measures including screens at our till and collection points.

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

Stop off at our shop

Our shop is located at Home Farm, near the Ticket Office and car park, and is open daily from 10am to 4pm. It is through your purchases that we are able to continue looking after Chirk Castle for everyone, for ever.

Chirk Castle


Chirk Castle


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