Guided Bat Walks

The perfect opportunity to come and meet Chirk Castle's bat population. Guided by our Ranger Team learn about the bats' habitat, food and the conservation challenges we face.

  • Booking essential

Our Ranger Team will meet you in the car park at 20:30 and show you the best spot to watch the bats emerging for the night.

Then using bat detectors they'll lead a walk through the gardens, picking up all of the best spots and passing on their expert local knowledge. Expected finish time 22:00.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • All £5.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01691 777 701
Ticket price is £5.00, please pre-book on the website then bring your booking confirmation with you.
Suitability
Children are very welcome!
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Please meet in the main car park promptly for an 8:30pm start.
What to bring and wear
Please wear suitable warm outdoor clothing and footwear to suit the weather conditions.
Accessibility
This walk is not suitable for wheelchairs or those with limited mobility.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
27 June 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
4 July 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
11 July 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
18 July 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
25 July 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
1 August 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
8 August 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
15 August 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
22 August 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available
29 August 2017 20:30 - 22:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chirk Castle
Email
chirkcastle@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01691 777701

Upcoming events

Guided Bat Walks

Tue 27 Jun 2017
20:30-22:00
The perfect opportunity to come and meet Chirk Castle's bat population. Guided by our Ranger Team learn about the bats' habitat, food and the conservation challenges we face.

Moth Morning, with Ranger James

Sat 01 Jul 2017
07:00-08:00
A great opportunity to get closer to the many species of moth that call the Chirk Castle estate home, and find out about the conservation challenges we face in looking after them.

Running for beginners 2017

Sat 01 Jul 2017
09:00-11:00
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!

Scything experience, as part of National Meadows Day

Sat 01 Jul 2017
09:30-11:30
Join us for this traditional meadow mowing experience, and bring out your inner Poldark, on National Meadows Day.

Nordic Walking 2017

Tue 04 Jul 2017
10:00-12:00
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Chirk Half Marathon

Sun 09 Jul 2017
10:00-14:00
A Magnificent Half Marathon taking place in Chirk and the beautiful grounds of Chirk Castle.