Pumpkin Carving

For some fiendish Halloween fun pop along to Chirk Castle from Saturday 26 to Thursday 31 October and try your hand at pumpkin carving.

  • Booking not needed
  • Free event

Pumpkins are £4 each and will be ready cleaned out, and then we have stencils, carving sets and tea lights to make your design. Help will be on hand to show you how to get started.

Pumpkin carving will take place at Home Farm, and you can leave your pumpkin with us and collect it on your way home.

Access to pumpkin carving is free, but a normal admission ticket is required to enter the castle or gardens. National Trust members free.

The basics

Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Pumpkin carving takes place at Home Farm, just past the Ticket Office.
What to bring and wear
Pumpkin carving takes place outside, so please dress appropriately for the weather. There is an undercover area in case of rain.
Accessibility
The Pumpkin Carving area is wheelchair accessible.
Other
Access to pumpkin carving is free, but a normal admission ticket is required to enter the castle or gardens. National Trust members free.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
26 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available
27 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available
28 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available
29 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available
30 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available
31 October 2019 10:00 - 16:00 Available

Contact Info

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

Upcoming events

Running for beginners

Sat 19 Oct 2019
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!

Folklore and furnishings

Sat 19 Oct 2019
12:00-16:00
Explore Chirk Castle's eclectic and well travelled collection of objects and furnishings, and their links to ancient stories and folklore from around the world.

Guided estate walks

Sun 20 Oct 2019
11:00-13:00
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Nordic Walking (Tues)

Tue 22 Oct 2019
10:00-11:30
Get fit and have fun with weekly volunteer guided Nordic Walking sessions at Chirk Castle.

Pumpkin Carving

Sat 26 Oct 2019
10:00-16:00
For some fiendish Halloween fun pop along to Chirk Castle from Saturday 26 to Thursday 31 October and try your hand at pumpkin carving.

Trust10 trail run at Chirk Castle

Sun 27 Oct 2019
08:00-11:00
The Trust10 is a monthly 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore Chirk Castle's estate for free.