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Chirk Castle

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Address: Chirk LL14 5AF, Wales
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Delightful National Trust property

First time visitor. Was easy enough to find with a Sat Nav and large free car park. We went to see the house itself so didn't have the chance to look around the expansive grounds... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Solihull
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An interesting castle, although the NT volunteers didn't engage like some places. However there was a guided tour which sounded interesting but we didn't have sufficient time. The gardens were beautiful even in the rain, and varied from formal to woodland. You could certainly spend a whole day here. What let the place down was the tea room. I am... More 

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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visitor. Was easy enough to find with a Sat Nav and large free car park. We went to see the house itself so didn't have the chance to look around the expansive grounds but would love to go back with my walking boots to do so. On entering and paying the entrance fee you have a little courtyard... More 

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lots to see and do, especially for children. The entrance to the caste is up a very steep hill so ask for transport if you need it. The minibus takes people on request. The tea room is small but worth a visit, especially good were the baked potatoes. These were really great with lots of fillings. Staff really great

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Wales, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
104 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 393 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly visit Chirk Castle and this time decided to pop over to see the Art Exhibition and to walk in the grounds. As we came from the art displays we couldn't resist visiting some of the rooms and chat with some knowledgeable guides. We stepped out into the sunshine, walked through the topiary area and were hit with a... More 

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Cirencester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting castle with excellent gardens, tearoom offers a limited menu however service good. The shop is small but like all the staff the assistant was friendly.

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Thank Cirenchap
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chirk after a walk on the hill fort at Oswestry. It was easy for our coach to park near the ticket office and the staff were very helpful and happy for us to have a group rate for the visit and for those of us who were not National Trust members to buy their tickets with cash. There... More 

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Thank barbarabutler2015
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to visit lovely scenic views great castle and history plenty for children to do and see

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Thank Sally N
Silverstone, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic place to visit. We were in the are on holiday and love visiting NT properties. This lived in castle is one of the best. After a "steep walk" up to the entrance, we were greeted by one of the most knowledgeable guides we have ever had the pleasure to meet. The rooms are full of beautiful artwork... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a really interesting and informative tour of the castle by one of the most knowledgeable guides we have ever been fortunate to meet. Unfortunately we do not know his name but the facts and figures he informed us of were almost unique. The stories he told about the castle, the family and their visitors, royalty included were amazing.... More 

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Thank Mike O
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35 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The NT doesn't have many castles so it was good to visit. The castle is nice and the NT team have done a good job of trying to bring it to life. The grounds are lovely and right down the bottom of the garden there are deck chairs that you can sit on and gaze out at the views. After... More 

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