Chirk Castle

Important notice -

Chirk Castle is open for Christmas of make-believe from 30 November to 5 January (closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day). This is slightly different to the handbook. Our electric car charging points are currently not working and awaiting repair.

Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches

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What's on

Upcoming events

Christmas of make-believe 2019

Fri 27 Dec 2019
Enter a world of make-believe at Chirk Castle this Christmas. Follow the footsteps of the six children of Lord and Lady Howard de Walden in the 1920s as we decorate Chirk Castle as a fantastical castle of theatre and fairytales.

Guided estate walks

Sun 29 Dec 2019
Fancy seeing more of what Chirk Castle estate has to offer? Join a guided walk and enjoy the freedom to explore.

Snowdrop season

Sat 01 Feb 2020
Take a walk in the gardens at Chirk Castle in February to see a beautiful white carpet of snowdrops - a sure sign that Spring is on the way.

World Book Day Weekend

Sat 07 Mar 2020
We're celebrating World Book Day with a weekend of fun on Sat 7 and Sun 8 March. Dress up as your favourite book character, join us for story time and spend your £1 book voucher for a new book at Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle blog 

Welcome to the Chirk Castle blog. Visit each month for updates from Visitor Services Assistant Huw Sayer, who will be delving into some of the castle's lesser known history and personalities, as well as reporting on the latest events, conservation work, and stories from the team....

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Chirk Castle on the National Trust Collections website