Chirk Castle

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

Chirk Castle

Things to see and do

Chirk Castle

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Upcoming events

Wild weekdays: Mini raft building

Wed 31 Aug 2016
The challenge is to build a mini raft out of materials from our woodland- sticks, leaves, grass- whatever you can find! Whose raft will float and whose will sink to the watery depths?

Wild weekdays: bug hunting

Thu 01 Sep 2016
Come and discover some of the smallest creatures living in Chirk Castle's grounds!

Running for beginners

Sat 03 Sep 2016
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!

Nordic Walking

Tue 06 Sep 2016
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Open Doors - heritage free entry day

Sat 10 Sep 2016
Chirk Castle is taking part in 'Open Doors', an annual celebration of Welsh culture and architecture organised by CADW.

Battle of Crogen medieval weekend - with Cwmwd Ial

Sat 17 Sep 2016
Join us for a fascinating look at life in the early medieval period as we welcome re-enacting groups Cwmwd Ial and Les Miles des Marches to Chirk Castle.
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