Penrhyn Castle

19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings

Penrhyn Castle

Things to see and do

Undod installation by Lisa Heledd Jones

'Artists in Residence' exhibition (2016)

Experience three different artists' response to Penrhyn Castle's. From its controversial local history to elaborate architecture.

Penrhyn Castle

What's on 

Upcoming events

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 01 Oct 2016
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival | #STEAMBDF2016

Sat 01 Oct 2016
This year join us for an artistic mix of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths. Draw doodle and paint the weekend away with inspired by the displays inthe Railway Museum. Suitable for all ages.

Beginners & Improvers running group

Sun 09 Oct 2016
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.

Yoga and stretching for runners

Sun 09 Oct 2016
You will be guided through the class by friendly local instructor Jeff Cushing. The class will focus on strengthening, stretching and flexibility, with particular attention to the legs and hips, and those tight muscles common to runners. The...

Halloween: Into the woods

Sat 22 Oct 2016
If you go down to the woods today you're sure for a big surprise... especially at Halloween! Be prepared to get stuck in and tick off lots of activities on your list of '50 things'!

Lantern workshop

Sun 23 Oct 2016
Join the gang from Wild Elements as they show you how to make lanterns from all sorts of natural materials for Halloween.
Tower models created by visiting familes.

Tower models go on display at Penrhyn Castle

Find out how visitors became part of an art exhibition on show at Penrhyn Castle.

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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Work begins to install the pipes from the boiler up to the castle heating system.

Could Penrhyn become the greenest castle in Wales? 

Penrhyn is the last National Trust mansion to use oil fuel in its heating system, but all this is about to change.

Penrhyn Castle

Get involved

Volunteering at Penrhyn Castle

Be part of our team 

Get more involved with the work at our special place. Make new friends, learn about the estate and volunteer with the National Trust.

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Children learning in the Victorian Kitchens

Discover a different way to learn 

Get hands on with our living history experiences, explore the castle story with our house trail and enjoy a pre-booked schools guided tour on your educational visit to our special place.