Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Things to see and do 

Time at Penrhyn Castle 16 June - 4 November 2018

Get your walking boots on...

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

What's on

Artist Luke Jerram hides behind a clock at Nostell Priory

Harrison's Garden at Penrhyn Castle

Experience the finale of Harrison's Garden as thousands of clocks are placed into the unloved floors at Penrhyn Castle.

Upcoming events

Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Take advantage of our morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history.

Summer Fun at Camp Penrhyn: Celebrating the seasons

Mon 23 Jul 2018
Join us every Monday during the school holidays for a whole host of activities to keep young minds busy.

Harrison's Garden by Luke Jerram

Mon 23 Jul 2018
A feast for the eyes and ears - This exciting art installation of 2000 clocks forms an imagined landscape in Penrhyn Castle's derelict, unloved rooms.

A moment in time - 12 Stories by Manon Steffan Ros

Mon 23 Jul 2018
12 stories in time to spark your imagination and challenge your ideas. Created by renowned local author Manon Steffan Ros.

Summer Fun: Victorian pastimes - A Grand Day Out

Thu 26 Jul 2018
Get your tennis shoes... or your bows and arrows - at the ready!

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 28 Jul 2018
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.
Words stitched on fabric. A quote taken from Lord Penrhyn's Jamaica letters.

Manon Steffan Ros - 12 stories

12 fictional stories and artistic interventions by the author Manon Steffan Ros inside the castle.

A child inspecting the Fire Queen at Penrhyn Castle

Railway museum at Penrhyn Castle 

Visit the railway museum and learn about the locomotives used in the area surrounding our special place and the quarry.

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Our work

Image of the damage to the chair in the Slate Bedroom at Penrhyn Castle

The effects of time at Penrhyn Castle 

Find out how the house team attempt to stop the hands of time and reduce light exposure to preserve the items in our collection.

A wooden hide along the banks of the River Ogwen

If you go down to the woods today...  

If you go down to the woods today... You may be in for a big surprise, especially if you haven’t visited along the river bank at Penrhyn Castle for a while!

Conservation in action at Penrhyn Castle

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.

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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?

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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 and Garden

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