Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Important notice -

Penrhyn Castle and Garden will be closed on Thursday 20 December. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience caused.

19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings

Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Things to see and do 

Autumn turns to winter...

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What's on

Hampers filled with food donations at our Visitor Centre

The gift of giving: Penrhyn Castle Christmas foodbank

Help us help others and share some festive cheer by leaving a donation for our Christmas foodbank hampers at our Visitor Centre - In partnership with the Trussell Trust.

Upcoming events

The gift of giving: Christmas foodbank

Fri 14 Dec 2018
11:00-15:00
Help us help others and bring some Christmas cheer by leaving Christmas foodbank donation at our Visitor Centre. In partnership with the Trussel Trust.

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 15 Dec 2018
09:00-10:00
Take part in a free, friendly 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Christmas wreath making sessions

Sat 15 Dec 2018
11:00-12:00
Start a new Christmas tradition this year with some traditional wreath making in the elegant surroundings of the Grand Hall.

A Penrhyn Christmas

Sat 15 Dec 2018
11:00-16:00
Get away from it all this holiday season and leave the high street far behind as we invite you to join us for Christmas weekends at the Castle.

Beginners running programme - Group 11

Sun 13 Jan 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.

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!
Visitors making traditional decorations at Penrhyn Castle

Christmas Traditions at Penrhyn Castle

Did you know that many of the Christmas traditions we observe today began during the Victorian era. Join us as we celebrate a traditional Christmas together, learn about how these traditions came to be and start your own family tradition with us.

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Our work

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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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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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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Learning

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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