Chirk Castle

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Type:Castle / Fort

LL14 5AF

Tel: 01691 777701

Chirk Castle



  • On-Site café/restaurant

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Features

  • Dog Friendly

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Chirk Castle is 7 miles south of Wrexham, 8 miles north of Oswestry and 5 miles from Llangollen. It is clearly signposted from the A5 and A483. From the A5 proceed 1 mile to Chirk village, the entrance to the estate is 2 miles west of Chirk village and is clearly signposted. Please note: When you arrive by car at the white iron Davies gates please continue to your right. The entrance to the estate is 1.4 miles further on.

Parking: The car park is at Home Farm. Please enter via the ticket office - the entrance to the castle is 200 yards (via steep hill).

SatNav: When you get to Chirk please follow signs instead of your SatNav as this can take you the wrong way.

Public Transport Directions

By Train - Chirk Station is on the Shrewsbury to Chester line. From Chirk Train Station it is ¼ mile to the gates of the estate, and 1½ miles in total to the castle. See directions on foot for more details.

On foot - There are permitted footpaths from Chirk village year round and from Offa's Dyke Path (April to October only). Entrance and exit drives provide walking access, both are a similar distance - approx. 1½ miles to Home Farm ticket office. Please follow signs to go to the Ticket Office before walking up to the castle and gardens.

Canal - Chirk Castle is situated close to the Llangollen Canal, near Chirk Aqueduct. Limited mooring is available near to Chirk Tunnel, from there walk towards Chirk village. It is approx. 1 mile to the estate gates, and 2 ½ miles in total to the ticket office and castle entrance.

By Bus - The Arriva 2/A bus route from Wrexham to Oswestry will drop off in Chirk Village near the train station.

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