Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Chirk Castle and garden is open weekends only until 7 December. Entry to the inside rooms is by timed ticket and guided tour only (places very limited). Christmas opening is from 8 to 23 December.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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 17 Nov 2018
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 Under the Covers' - special guided tours

Sat 17 Nov 2018
Join one of our special guided weekend tours this November to take a look at Chirk behind the scenes, peek through some usually closed doors, and find out about the special conservation work our House team do over the winter.

Guided estate walks

Sun 18 Nov 2018
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Nordic Walking

Tue 20 Nov 2018
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 25 Nov 2018
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.

A christmas of make-believe

Sat 08 Dec 2018
Enter a world of make-believe at Chirk Castle this Christmas. Follow the footsteps of the six children of Lord Howard de Walden in the 1920s as we decorate Chirk Castle as a fantastical castle of theatre and fairytales.

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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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