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Family days out at Penrhyn Castle

Decorated Christmas tree at Penrhyn Castle, Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Decorated Christmas tree at Penrhyn Castle | © National Trust Images Paul Harris

A visit to Penrhyn Castle will keep the whole family entertained. Find out what delights to expect on your next visit.

Planning your family visit

Here’s the information you need at a glance to help plan your next day out at Penrhyn Castle:

  • Baby-changing facilities are available by the Visitor Welcome Centre, in the kitchen courtyard and in the Barbican archway.
  • Pushchairs are permitted on the castle's ground floor. At busy times you may be asked to leave these on entry.

Family-friendly events

Find out what we've got coming up for your next family visit:

Christmas at Penrhyn Castle

Bring the whole family to Penrhyn Castle as we celebrate the pastimes that continue to bring us together over the festive season. Whether you're spending time in the beautifully decorated rooms, taking a festive family photo in our Christmas wreath or re-discovering a classic board game in our Games Room, there is plenty to keep the whole family entertained. Find our more about our opening times and ticket booking on our Christmas webpage.

A selection of autumn gifts from the gift shop including seasonal biscuits and jams
Enjoy the autumn range in the gift shop at Penrhyn Castle | © National Trust Images


Get ready to get cosy in our shop. Our range of blankets, jams and chutneys will create the perfect cosy night in after a day spent exploring.

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Visitor looking at the mountains of Snowdonia from Penrhyn Castle's garden at sunset

Discover more at Penrhyn Castle and Garden

Find out when Penrhyn Castle and Garden is open, how to get here, the things to see and do and more.