Penrhyn Castle

Important notice -

Unfortunately the play area will remain closed until Friday 31 March due to refurbishment. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings

Penrhyn Castle

Things to see and do

Spring at Penrhyn Castle

Dazzling Daffodils at Penrhyn Castle

Take a stroll around the grounds at Penrhyn Castle and marvel at the display of daffodils from March onwards.

Penrhyn Castle

What's on

Upcoming events

Life in the Victorian kitchens

Wed 29 Mar 2017
NEW for 2017 - Experience daily life in the Victorian Kitchens.

Early bird castle tours: Delve into the detail

Thu 30 Mar 2017
Take advantage of new morning tours to explore the finer details behind Penrhyn through its architecture, collection and history.

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Cadbury egg hunt

Sat 01 Apr 2017
Bees, bunnies and borders. This Easter holiday Penrhyn is a 'hive' of activity for the great Cadbury egg hunt - and rather than just one weekend we've extended the hunts over the whole of the holidays.

The great Penrhyn bee hunt

Mon 03 Apr 2017
Venture inside the castle and try and spot all the Penrhyn bees hiding around the castle. Perfect for wet weather days.

Thursday tales: 'The Great Paper Caper' by Oliver Jeffers

Thu 06 Apr 2017
Are you sitting comfortably? Then we'll begin... A fun packed day of woodland storytelling and story inspired crafts. Can you help solve the mystery of 'The Great Paper Caper'?
Penrhyn Castle

Our work

A close up of bees in a hive

Caring for our native honeybees 

Penrhyn Castle and Plas Newydd have become a hive of activity over the last year as we welcomed thousands of native honebees into our gardens.

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.