Penrhyn Castle

Important notice -

The Castle will be open as usual today (17 October) However, there will be limited access to some areas of the grounds and gardens following the storm. Please bare with us as we clear and tidy the areas affected.

19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings

More about this place

Côr y Penrhyn perform at the sculpture launch

Slate or State, by Walker & Bromwich

A new an art installation by Glasgow based artists Walker & Bromwich which features a 15-foot sculpture of the Bethesda Quarry in the Grand Hall at Penrhyn Castle.

Penrhyn Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail

Wed 18 Oct 2017
Take advantage of new morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history.

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 21 Oct 2017
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Family Halloween Fun - The Rook Wood mystery

Sat 21 Oct 2017
The rooks have left the woods and moved into the castle, an omen of bad fortune...or is there something more sinister driving them away? Help us find out why...before it's too late!

Beginners & Continuers running group

Sun 22 Oct 2017
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.

Christmas wreath making sessions

Sat 02 Dec 2017
Start a new Christmas tradition by joining the Wild Elements team to learn the basics of making simple traditional Christmas wreaths using natural materials from around the castle.

A Penrhyn Christmas

Sat 02 Dec 2017
Get away from it all this holiday season and leave the high street far behind as we invite you to join us for Christmas and start a new tradition with us.
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

Our work

A decoy bee hive, scented with beeswax in the Walled Garden at Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle bee news: June 2017 

Noisy neighbours, national awards and celebrity chefs - catch up with Katie and her girls in the Walled Garden.

Penrhyn Castle

Eating and shopping

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The Bog Garden at Penrhyn Castle, North Wales

The Victorian Plant Hunters and Penrhyn Castle 

Want to learn more about the exotic plants and their origins?

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.

Penrhyn Castle

Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Penrhyn Castle on the National Trust Collections website