Gwrych Castle is a Grade I listed, privately owned country house set in 250 acres of wood and parkland, in the town of Abergele, North Wales.

One of the most important buildings of its type in Europe it has a history going back over several hundred years. Now owned by the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust, their aim is to restore the house and grounds to their former glory.

Read more on our About Us page

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will you be reopening?

A. The entire 250 acre estate has been closed to the public since August 2020 due to the filming of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! The visitor route around the grounds will be reopening in 2021, subject to local restrictions & government guidelines. Please check our website and social medias for the latest information.

Q. I have recently bought an Annual Pass, what date is my pass valid from?

A. The pass will be valid from the date we reopen.

Q. I bought my Annual Pass prior to the national lockdowns and temporary closure, will my Annual Pass still be valid?

A. Your Annual Pass duration has been automatically extended for the time the castle has not been open. If you elected to set up a recurring payment please ensure that this has been cancelled as we are unable to defer the payment renewal date, this can only be completed by yourself.

Q. Are the ghost tours going ahead?

A. For up to date information, please refer to the respective websites used to book such events.

Q. Why is fundraising required following on from the filming of I’m A Celebrity?

A. Contrary to speculation and news reports, the fee was NOT £1,000,000. The estimated costs required for Phase 1 of the restoration work is in the region of £10,000,000.

PHASE 1 - SHELL REPAIR

VIEW OUR PLANS FOR THE FUTURE OF GWRYCH CASTLE