Chirk Castle (Wales) Reviews
Description:Address: Chirk / LL14 5AF / Wales / Chirk Castle is a 700 year old marcher fortress.
Newest Review: ... control the light levels to preserve the materials but it isn't anywhere near as dark as nearby Erddig House. You can wander round on your own or opt for a guided tour. It also has a lovely garden and parkland for nature walks. There's lots of fun things for kids, toy trackers to play on, a playground, a den building area, suits of armour to try on as well as animals to see in the grounds ... more
Customer Chirk Castle (Wales) Reviews (2)
by - written on 27/08/12 (Somewhat useful, 14 readings)
Chirk Castle is run by the national trust. It's a wonderful castle that was used as a family home for 400 years. The building itself is very old; completed in 1310. The inside of the property is very grand and has been really well maintained. They have to control the light levels to preserve the materials but it isn't anywhere near as dark as nearby Erddig House. You can wander round on your own or opt for a guided tour. It also has a lovely garden and parkland for nature walks. There's lots of fun things for kids, toy trackers to play on, a playground, a den building area, suits of armour to try on as well as animals to see in the ... Read the complete review
by - written on 16/06/12 (Very useful, 46 readings)
==Overview & Cost== Chirk castle is one of the properties restored by the National Trust, therefore members can get in for free. Otherwise it costs £10 for adults (including donation & gift aid). If you want to pay the standard price of £9 you have to specifically ask to pay that which I personally don't agree with. We spent almost three hours at the castle so I thought it was quite reasonable in terms of cost compared to the amount of time you could spend there. The £10 entrance fee enables you to see the castle and the grounds. You can go into the gardens for £6 so overall I recommend paying the full price to see everything, ==What to ... Read the complete review
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