near Wrexham, North Wales Photos by Hetty
15th September 2023 on our way back from Anglesey
Chirk Castle was built about 1300 by the architect of Beaumaris Castle, so they are similar, although Beaumaris was never finished.
Chirk is unusual as it is not a ruin, but it has been altered a few times
The entrance is at the Home Farm – an 18th century model farm
The castle is on top of the hill, with the stables just below
17th century long gallery
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