Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Chirk Castle and estate will be closed on Sunday 26th February because of high winds forecast. The many veteran trees next to paths and roadways pose a danger of falling branches in high winds. We expect to be open Monday 27th.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Chirk Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Student photography exhibition

Mon 27 Feb 2017
For this exhibition we've invited photography student Liam Bluck to display his work, focused on Chirk Castle volunteers, looking at why people volunteer and work for the National Trust.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 28 Feb 2017
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 04 Mar 2017
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!

Guided estate walks

Sun 05 Mar 2017
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Glyndwr student art exhibition

Fri 17 Mar 2017
For this exhibition we've invited some of Glyndwr Universities finest art students to share their interpretations of Chirk Castle and its landscape.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle 2017

Sun 26 Mar 2017
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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