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 

2 boys smelling wild garlic

Wild Nature days every Monday throughout the summer at Penrhyn Castle

Little explorers at the ready - den building, bug hunting and wild art - there's plenty to keep young minds busy and at one with nature every Monday throughout the summer at Penrhyn Castle.

Upcoming events

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 27 Aug 2016
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Falconry fun

Sun 28 Aug 2016
Meet Alan, Edgar and Storm as they walk and squawk around the grounds with their tame handler!

Wild nature days - Pools of discovery

Mon 29 Aug 2016
Build your own racing raft, see how far it can go, and discover what lives in the pond. What secrets lie under the water? Come and find out! Also today: a chance to sing like a siren with grass trumpets and search the skies for birds.

Castle fun day

Thu 01 Sep 2016
Join us for a day of family fun. Games on the lawn, storytelling, crafts and fun trails for explorers of all ages!

Tennis tasters on the lawn with Bangor Tennis Club

Thu 01 Sep 2016
The nets will be up and the rackets and balls at the ready! Friendly and free - just drop in, have a go and have fun.

Open doors day

Sat 10 Sep 2016
Today we are flinging open the castle gates and offering free entry to all those who want to come and explore Penrhyn Castle and its gardens.
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.

People running outdoors at Kingston Lacy

Let The Outdoors Move You at Penrhyn Castle 

It is easy to get moving at Penrhyn Castle with plenty of regular activities on offer.

Penrhyn Castle

Eating and shopping

Penrhyn Castle


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.

Penrhyn Castle


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.