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 

Visitors making traditional decorations at Penrhyn Castle

A Victorian Christmas 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.

Upcoming events

Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Take part in a free 5km timed run around the gardens every Saturday morning.

Father Christmas at Penrhyn Castle

Sat 10 Dec 2016
The big man in red himself has decided to pay us a visit again this year during our Penrhyn Christmas weekends.

Christmas at Penrhyn Castle

Sat 10 Dec 2016
Get away from it all this holiday season and leave the high street far behind as we invite you to join us for Christmas and start a new tradition with us.

Christmas wreath making workshop

Sun 11 Dec 2016
Join the Wild Elements team to make traditional Christmas wreaths from natural materials from around the castle. the perfect last minute gift for Mum, Dad or Aunty Jean!

Festive Breeze cycle ride

Sun 18 Dec 2016
A friendly, easy paced, circular ride from Penrhyn Castle for women. You are welcome to wear something Christmassy or dress your bikes to get into the festive spirit!

Christmas Eve Penrhyn parkrun

Sat 24 Dec 2016
Kick off your Christmas weekend with some fresh air and join us for a festive Penrhyn parkrun - a free 5km run round the wintry castle grounds. Bring goodwill and cheer - and a Christmassy accessory/outfit if you fancy!
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Eating and shopping

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Our work

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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.