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Chirk Castle

Chirk LL14 5AF, Wales
+44 1691 777701
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Fabulous property with so much to explore

It was mid-afternoon and raining hard when we arrived at Chirk Castle, but we received a warm... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salisbury, United Kingdom
Lovely day out

We moored at Chirk and walked up to the castle. A long walk but easy going and lovely... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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“car park” (85 reviews)
“state rooms” (34 reviews)
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Chirk LL14 5AF, Wales
+44 1691 777701
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Reviewed yesterday

It was mid-afternoon and raining hard when we arrived at Chirk Castle, but we received a warm welcome from the people at the visitor centre. Due to the weather, they offered the use of a shuttle bus, but as it was only a short distance...More

Thank kittyginger
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We moored at Chirk and walked up to the castle. A long walk but easy going and lovely scenery. Chirk castle had so much to see, we spent the whole day there. Had a lovely lunch in the restaurant. Guides all very helpful and informative....More

Thank mum-of-two-kiddies
Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing views all around this imposing castle. We ran out of time so weren't able to do the grounds justice but what we did see was very well laid out and tended. Some very interesting decor and artifacts brought to life by the enthusiastic room...More

Thank daneellard
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the nicer National Trust places I would say. The castle was ordered to build by King Edward I and got passed on to royal circle until a family acquired this a turned it into a family house. A bit steep for the walk...More

Thank ivy_oops
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the castle on a rainy day and found the state rooms stunning, the guides in each room very approachable and willing to answer any questions and the gardens were beautifully kept. The tea room was very cosy with a lovely selection of food...More

Thank Lise H
Reviewed 6 days ago

what a wonderful castle this is, we visited recently with friends and we were all delighted, the castle is set in fabulous grounds with amazing views. the main house is very well maintained and is open for tours. also, the cafe is a very nice...More

Thank diandave131
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent visit with beautiful views ans lovely vistas lovely castle with a lot of history excellent views with brilliant countryside

Thank David E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful grounds and gardens. The Castle is very nice and we'll laid out so you can see the life and times of the owners through generations. I enjoyed the grounds A lot. They were very well maintained and offered some relaxing walking.

Thank Perry H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feel bad writing negative reviews but didn't consider this castle to be up there with most other castles I have visited around Wales. The state rooms have to be the main attraction and these were well done and impressive . The exhibition featuring dust collected...More

Thank Abi G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped off here on our way to Shropshire. We've passed this place several times and made the decision to visit this time. Set in beautiful countryside, this castle did not disappoint. There's a steep walk up to the castle or NT provide a bus if...More

Thank Alyson B
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Janet M
16 July 2017|
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Response from barbarabutler2015 | Reviewed this property |
It's quite steep with a hairpin bend. Some of our group took the NT minibus up to the castle and back again. If you have difficulty walking up slopes, I suggest you take the minibus to visit the castle. The setting and the... More
Janet M
16 July 2017|
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Response from beau2 | Reviewed this property |
There is a little trek from the entrance to the castle of about ten minutes or you can take the mini bus which runs back and forth all day
Sue W
29 June 2017|
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Response from annrP122AS | Reviewed this property |
It is very steep. With a power assisted wheelchair you should have no problems as long as you have a full battery charge. Need to be careful on the downward journey but would be "do able". Enjoy