National Trust - Chirk Castle, Chirk

#1 of 12 in Historic Sites in Wrexham County
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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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  • Fabulous place to visit once again, although the castle has not re-opened at present. Plenty of parking, easy, safe check-in and very friendly staff/volunteers. Beautiful gardens, neat hedging...  more »
  • Lovely day around the gardens and parkland on a September day. Plenty of parking with a member of staff stationed there for covid control advice. Checked in through the one-way system. Good one-way.....  more »
  • Highly recommended place to visit. State rooms open at 12noon and definitely worth visiting. Dungeon and tower is good for children with dressing up clothing. Lots of outdoor space with lots of walking if desired. A lovely setting for a picnic when the weather is nice.
  • Wonderful national trust building, the castle itself does not take long to get round. The grounds and woods are great. Must say, the shuttle bus driver was amazing, accommodated our two young girls and helped calm down a upset little girl.
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