Penrhyn parkrun

Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

The Penrhyn parkrun is a 5km run around the gardens - it's you against the clock! It takes place every Saturday morning at 9am come rain or shine.

It's free, but please register on the parkrun website before your first run (you only need to register with parkrun once).

The run is organised by a great team of parkrun volunteers. More information about parkrun and the course at Penrhyn Castle can be found on the parkrun website

The basics

Booking details
Please register with parkrun before your first run.
Accompanied children are very welcome.
Dogs on leads are welcome.
Meeting point
Please park in the main car park and make your way up to castle along the path from the Visitor Centre.
What to bring and wear
Wear suitable clothing and footwear for an outdoor run on gravel, tarmac and trail paths. Remember to bring a printed copy of your barcode - if you forget it, you won't get a time.
Please come along and join in whatever your pace!
Our Castle café is open for runners and spectators each Saturday morning, serving hot and cold drinks and snacks. If you are a member of the National Trust please bring your membership card. Depending on the time you leave, the Visitor Centre may be open on your way out. If it is, please pop in to scan your card. Every time a member visits us we get £2.50 from the central National Trust pot. Dogs on leads welcome to run, but need to be pre-booked in with Penrhyn parkrun via the facebook page The Penrhyn parkrun is entirely organised by volunteers - do email if you would like to help out.


Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
22 December 2018 09:00 - 10:00 Available
29 December 2018 09:00 - 10:00 Available

Contact Info

Penrhyn parkrun - question about your result?
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Upcoming events

Christmas wreath making sessions

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Start a new Christmas tradition this year with some traditional wreath making in the elegant surroundings of the Grand Hall.

The gift of giving: Christmas foodbank

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Help us help others and bring some Christmas cheer by leaving Christmas foodbank donation at our Visitor Centre. In partnership with the Trussel Trust.

A Penrhyn Christmas

Sat 15 Dec 2018
Get away from it all this holiday season and leave the high street far behind as we invite you to join us for Christmas weekends at the Castle.

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 22 Dec 2018
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Beginners running programme - Group 11

Sun 13 Jan 2019
Join a friendly running group in the grounds of Penrhyn Castle. No matter what your ability or fitness level, you can enjoy walking, jogging & running, inspired by the beautiful views! Our lovely Run Leaders will support you every step of the way.

Buggy fitness

Wed 06 Mar 2019
An outdoor workout for mums, expectant mums, dads, grandparents and carers on Wednesday mornings. Enjoy the stunning surroundings of Penrhyn Castle's grounds - all while baby sleeps in the buggy!