Penrhyn Castle

19th-century fantasy castle with spectacular surroundings

Penrhyn Castle

Things to see and do

A child inspecting the Fire Queen at Penrhyn Castle

Full steam ahead... 

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

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What's on 

Traditional Victorian decorations at Penrhyn Castle

What's on this Christmas at Penrhyn Castle

Christmas comes but once a year... so we thought we'd have three traditional weekends this time around!

Upcoming events

Twilight Tours: The Experiment

Fri 28 Oct 2016
Are you brave enough to venture into the castle after dark to help the good doctor with his fiendish experiment?

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 29 Oct 2016
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

A Victorian Halloween Experience

Sat 29 Oct 2016
Fun and games for ghouls of all ages. Creepy crafts, silly stories and ghastly games with our ghostly savants!

Beginners & Improvers running group

Sun 30 Oct 2016
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.

Halloween puppetry: The Boggle

Sun 30 Oct 2016
Magical puppet show transporting you to a secret world of mysterious creatures an fantastical friends.

Halloween puppetry: The Shapeshifter

Sun 30 Oct 2016
Magical puppet show transporting you to a secret world of mysterious creatures an fantastical friends
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

Work begins to install the pipes from the boiler up to the castle heating system.

Could Penrhyn become the greenest castle in Wales? 

Penrhyn is the last National Trust mansion to use oil fuel in its heating system, but all this is about to change.

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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.