"CHIRK & ITS BEAUTIFUL CASTLE!" Chirk by balhannah
Chirk Travel Guide: 26 reviews and 118 photos
Chirk stands on the escarpment above the point at which the rivers Ceiriog and Dee meet near the border of England and Wales
The name Chirk is a Welsh name 'Y Waun' means 'the moor'.
Chirk's strategic position meant a castle was built by the Normans in the early 12th Century. In 1310, the Marcher fortress of Chirk Castle, was completed and today proudly guards the entrance to the Ceiriog Valley.
The main attraction's are Chirk Castle and the Aqueduct's.
Both of these we enjoyed very much!
If you would like to continue with me through this part of Wales, please click on the Town name below.
- Pros:Both are excellent - The Castle & Aqueduct!
- In a nutshell:The Castle and the Aqueduct is about all to see in Chirk!
The Poacher's Pocket had a black board menu out the front that appealed to us, somewhere to park our car too, so it was... more travel advice
Well, I guess I should say, the owner's [Myddelton coat of arms] I saw a few of them, a good one is above the entrance... more travel advice
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