Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Things to see and do 

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Penrhyn Castle and Garden

What's on

Upcoming events

Calan Gaeaf: Autumn garden trail

Mon 21 Oct 2019
This Autumn we’re celebrating the ‘Cynhaeaf’ (Harvest) by looking at how the garden prepares for the cold snap.

Halloween: The Ghosts of Penrhyn Castle

Sat 26 Oct 2019
Have you ever heard a creak or felt a chill on the back of your neck as you walked around the Castle? If you're feeling brave this Halloween join us as we explore the real ghost stories of Penrhyn Castle.

Beginners running programme - Group 13

Sun 27 Oct 2019
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 workshops

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Start a new Christmas tradition this year with some traditional wreath making in the elegant surroundings of the Grand Hall.

Christmas weekends at Penrhyn Castle

Sat 23 Nov 2019
Start your own tradition and celebrate the festivities with us this year. Join us for traditional games, festive greenery crafts, wreath making workshops, wassail punch and wintry walks.

Sunday dog walking sessions at Penrhyn Castle

Sun 24 Nov 2019
Bring your four-legged friend (or friends) for a Sunday stroll around the grounds at Penrhyn Castle.
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Eating and shopping

Eating at Penrhyn Castle

Locally made gifts at Penrhyn Castle

Relax with retail 

Get the perfect present or a special memento from our second-hand bookshop, stable shop and castle shop on your visit to our special place. (Weekends only from 6 Nov - 17 February)

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Caryl Parry Jones at Penrhyn Castle

People's Landscapes: The Castle on the Hill 

Join singer and songwriter Caryl Parry Jones, as she visits Penrhyn Castle to hear about the amazing history of this special place, its relationship with the local community of Bethesda and the choir that inspired Blur front-man Damon Albarn’s latest album.

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Our work

Walk through Penrhyn Castle's winter garden
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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Get involved

A volunteer working on the Fire Queen, the oldest locomotive in the collection.

Celebrating our amazing volunteers at Penrhyn Castle 

To celebrate Volunteers' Week 2019 we've been finding out about the volunteers that inspire us and why they choose to volunteer their time at Penrhyn Castle.

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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