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Bodelwyddan CastleBodelwyddan Castle


Listing Description

Bodelwyddan CastleBodelwyddan Castle is situated in Denbighshire, North Wales. Set in 260 acres of magnificent parkland, the Castle is now an outstation of the National Portrait Gallery and is open to the public most days throughout the year.

As well as being a historic house and museum, the Castle also boasts large areas of formal garden and natural woodland. It is an ideal location for a family day out as there are lots of things to do and see.

Visitors to Bodelwyddan Castle who enter the Williams Hall are taken on a magical tour of life in the 19th century, courtesy of a free audio guide available at the entrance. Magnificently decorated rooms boast some of the finest art works in North Wales, many derived from the national collections of the National Portrait Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum, and Royal Academy of Arts.
The Castle grounds are open to the public and include formal gardens, woodland walks, historical sites, nature trails, and orienteering courses. Occasional special events are also arranged. A particular feature is the area of practice trenches dating from the 1914-1918 Great War. A children's play area and picnic site are available (except during certain events).

Bodelwyddan Castle is run by a charitable trust with the aim of providing education and public services, Contact the Director for further information on the work of the

Admission price

Adults £4.50
Concessions £4.00
Children 5-16 £2.00 (under 5s Free)
Family Ticket £12.00

Opening Times 2004

5th April - 30th September
Open everyday from 10.30am to 5pm
Rest of the year closed Monday & Friday
Open 10.30am to 4pm

Bodelwyddan Castle