Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Things to see and do 

February Half term at Penrhyn Castle

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

What's on

Upcoming events

Winter walks with a Woodland Ranger

Sat 16 Feb 2019
11:30-12:15
Join one of our team of Rangers for a guided walk around Penrhyn's woodland and garden.

Beginners running programme - Group 11

Sun 17 Feb 2019
09:30-10:30
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.

Snowdrop planting days

Mon 18 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Help us 'grow' our Snowdrop display into one of the best in the area by joining us for one of Penrhyn's annual Snowdrop planting days.

Merched Chwarel: Art space open day

Sun 24 Feb 2019
11:00-15:00
Come and meet the women behind this exciting new art project inspired by the role of women in the quarry industry. Get a sneak peek at their new exhibition and learn about the people who inspired them.

Sunday dog walking sessions at Penrhyn Castle

Sun 24 Feb 2019
11:30-12:00
Bring your four-legged friend (or friends) for a Sunday stroll around the grounds at Penrhyn Castle.

Buggy fitness

Wed 06 Mar 2019
10:00-11:00
An outdoor workout for mums, expectant mums, dads, grandparents and carers on Wednesday mornings. Enjoy the stunning surroundings of Penrhyn Castle's grounds - all while baby sleeps in the buggy!
Hugh Napier, a restored saddle tank locomotive, sitting outside in front of the ice tower at Penrhyn Castle

'An object I love - Hugh Napier'; A talk with Elizabeth Green

Join our Lead Curator for Wales to talk about the 'Object she loves' from the National Trust's collection - a working steam locomotive from Penrhyn Quarry.

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Eating and shopping

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History

Penrhyn Slate Quarry by Henry Hawkins (1820-81) at Penrhyn Castle, North Wales.

Penrhyn Castle and the Great Penrhyn Quarry Strike, 1900-03 

Learn more about the history of the Great Strike of Penrhyn 1900-03, the longest running industrial dispute in British history.

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Our work

Snowdrops at Penrhyn Castle on a beautiful winter's day

Flushed with success at Penrhyn Castle 

How a new collaborative energy project could stop energy going down the drain at Penrhyn Castle.

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

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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Art and collections

Our collections

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