Learning at Penrhyn Castle

Children learning in the Victorian Kitchens

Penrhyn Castle is brimming with history and crammed full of quirky things to discover. There are so many secrets to unearth and we're still finding new things every day. So get your thinking caps on, prepare your inquisitive minds and join us to investigate our intriguing curiosities.


Discover the treasures of Penrhyn Castle with your school. Why not bring the group and let them explore for themselves or book a guided tour ? (subject to availability).
Pre-booking required for both types of visits. Normal admission prices apply, with guided tours available at an additional charge.
For more information please ring 01248 353084.

Get inspired

Talk to our friendly room guides, who'll be happy to share their enthusiasm for Penrhyn Castle.
For us, every day is a day of exciting discoveries and stimulating learning experiences.
So come along, join in and be inspired.

Don't forget

  • Explore the castle story with our house trail
  • Get hands on with our living history experiences
  • Be a 50 things explorer
  • Share our story
Penrhyn Castle began as a medieval fortified manor house built way back in 1438. So with almost 600 years of rich history, this is one story that's definitely not getting old.
Our room guides are on hand to help you discover how the family and the servants co-existed in the separate worlds of upstairs and downstairs.

Self-led visits

Why not discover Penrhyn Castle in your own time? Visit the luxurious interiors, discover the historic walled garden or explore the ground, all under your own steam.

Contact us

To reserve your visit or if you have any questions or need further information, please email  or call us on 01248 353084.