National Trust - Chirk Castle, Chirk

#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Wrexham County
Built in 1295 by Roger Mortimer de Chirk, National Trust - Chirk Castle is part of a chain of fortresses across the north of Wales. This castle also guards the entrance to the Ceiriog Valley. Upon your arrival, you will be in awe of the majestic structure. After exploring the inside, be sure to look around the surroundings. This site is especially notable for the clipped yew hedges, herbaceous rocks, rock gardens, and terraces that compose the 18th-century parkland. The castle is easy to reach by car, or the Chirk railway station is very close by as well. By using our Chirk tour planner, you can arrange your visit to National Trust - Chirk Castle and other attractions in Chirk.
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  • Great place and what makes it even better is that it is on my doorstep. We popped on to the guided tour around the castle which was very good as we learnt a lot about the place. Lovely grounds aswell ...  more »
  • Brilliant experience. Would highly recommend. Tom was brilliant and we all enjoyed our ride around the castle grounds  more »
  • Fantastic Castle and Surrounding Area steeped in history. Lovely views across Wales. There's a canteen which is reasonably priced. In the Armoury you're allowed to dress up as a Knight! Made my day! The people working give you lots of fun facts about the medieval era. You can spend 2-4 hours here easily walking around the castle grounds.
  • One of my favourite National Trust sites. It has history, sculpted gardens, beautiful scenery and nice natural play areas for the kids. If you can go in September to the battle event you'll also get to see Knights fighting which is great for the kids.
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