Chirk castle, completed in 1310, was built as part of King Edward I's chain of fortresses across the north of Wales. Chirk is the last Welsh castle from the reign of Edward I that's still lived in today.
- 1 mile off A5, 2 miles west of Chirk village; 7 miles south of Wrexham, 5 miles from Llangollen, signposted off A483
- Chirk Castle, Chirk, Wrexham LL14 5AF
- The National Trust. Open to the public. Admission fee
- For further information visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk
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