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CHIRK CASTLE

CHIRK CASTLE

Chirk is a picture-book medieval fortress as well as a sumptuous home, with wonderful gardens and a spectacular wrought-iron entrance gate. Roger Mortimer, Marcher Lord, began the castle in 1295 as one of King Edward I's chain of castles along the Welsh/English border. Since 1595, it has been owned by the Myddleton family. From 1910-1946, it was leased to Lord Howard de Walden and was scene of lavish entertaining in the 1930s.

Chirk
Wrexham
LL14 7AF
Medieval
Chirk Castle
Llangollen canal, Offa's Dyke.
National Trust