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Chirk Castle

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Impressive Fortress in lovely grounds

As part of our canal adventure, we moored near the Chirk Tunnel and walked up to Chirk Castle. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sydney, Australia
Chirk! What a Treat!

Staying in NE Wales, we visited several National Trust properties - one of which was Chirk... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Laura N
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As part of our canal adventure, we moored near the Chirk Tunnel and walked up to Chirk Castle. The road meanders up to the castle but for us on foot, we were able to follow a trail trough the fields to the Castle. Today was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staying in NE Wales, we visited several National Trust properties - one of which was Chirk Castle. We had a marvelous introductory talk by a knowledgeable docent. He set the stage using humor and historical information so that we were able to have a sense...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

First visit to this castle and wasn't disappointed. The whole castle and it's surrounding estate really is beautiful. Plenty of history to see here and the numerous staff were always on hand to explain and help. Enjoyed it so much we virtually spent the whole...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to Chirk Castle but we will definitely be returning. Plenty of parking and areas for a picnic as well as a play area for the children. The castle is amazing with various parts open to explore. The gardens are well maintained and expansive....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Lucy P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited a few times previously and walked around the gardens and in the castle, but this visit we also went on the Offa's Dyke walk - just off the road from the car park, before you head up the hill to the castle and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Would highly recommend. We visited with our two young daughters there was lots to do and see, specific highlights included the dungeon and the gardens. The cafe is nice and the views are great.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating Castle well preserved with something of interest for everyone. The grounds are well kept and incorporated into a 7 mile walk around the local area. Paths are easy to walk on, but fairly steep terrain. Usual NT hospitality and well maintained facilities.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a guided tour of Chirk and it was excellent. The Myddleton family owned and lived in this castle for over 400 years. The state rooms have been remodelled several times and the decor now reflects Pugin's taste for Gothic in the entrance hall...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Eva Julia T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a surprise , a very well maintained national trust property ,fabulous gardens immaculately kept . The house was amazing ,up quite a steep hill but there is a bus if you don't want to walk , lots to do for the children and a...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank nansus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A well preserved old castle. You may find guided visits (100% recommendable) but most of the building is open to public (paying). The estate and some facilities (picnic area, playground, etc.) are for free.

Date of experience: May 2019
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July 15, 2018|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
These function hire and bespoke packages that wrap around your needs, best this g is to drop them an email with a summary of what your thinking, certainly done weddings in the past
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May 30, 2018|
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Response from Jilly2903 | Reviewed this property |
The current price for an adult is £14 (gift aid) or £12.60 (standard) to visit the whole property. Off-peak prices only applied between 3.2.18 - 9.3.18 and 10.11.18 - 25.11.18 (weekends only) when the state rooms are not... More
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Lolita H | Reviewed this property |
Check out the National Trust website for Chirk Castle. The cost is for the whole experience, castle and garden. As one visitor told me you can get a family ticket for a year for the price of a macdonalds once a month. An... More