Chirk Castle was completed in 1310 during the reign of King Edward I, built on an outcrop above the meeting point of the rivers Dee and Ceiriog.
With over 700 years of history, and as the last castle from this period still lived in today, Chirk Castle's many occupants have left behind lavish interiors and a beautiful and eclectic collection.
Where is Chirk Castle located?
Chirk Castle is located in next to Chirk village in Wrexham County. With great transport links to the Midlands and North-West England.
What style of garden is Chirk Castle?
The award-winning gardens cover 5.5 acres of manicured lawns, clipped yews, herbaceous borders, beautiful rose, shrub and rock gardens, and the wooded pleasure ground – perfect for a stroll. Don't miss the terrace overlooking the 18th century ha-ha at the bottom of the garden, with stunning views over the Cheshire and Salop plains.
What can guests enjoy at Chirk Castle?
Visitors can explore over 700 years of history across the estate, castle, and gardens. From May to August the gardens are in bloom and looking fantastic, and there are events throughout the year which are advertised on the website.