Explore the Charm of Snowdrops: A Visit to Chirk Castle

Are you a galanthophile? If you didn’t know, that’s the term for a snowdrop collector! Snowdrops are delicate, enchanting flowers that herald the arrival of spring. While you might have seen just two species today, there are actually about twenty species of snowdrops worldwide. Who knew!

For the next couple of weeks, Chirk Castle’s snowdrop walk is open and definitely worth a visit. Chirk is located in Powys, just on the border, making it a convenient trip if you’re staying at Moonrise Lodges in Shropshire – only a 40-minute drive away.

A Perfect Day Out at Chirk Castle

Chirk Castle, a National Trust property, offers something for everyone. From beautiful walks and historic castle explorations to den building and animal encounters, it promises a delightful day out for visitors of all ages. For those seeking a unique adventure, Segways are available for hire, allowing you to navigate 500 acres of stunning scenery in style.

The Snowdrop Walk Experience

Today was a beautiful sunny day, perfect for visiting Chirk Castle. The snowdrop walk takes you through the castle’s formal grounds and into enchanting woodlands where snowdrops blanket the ground. The sight of these delicate flowers is a hopeful sign that spring is just around the corner.

Woodman’s Hut: A Cosy Stop

A highlight of the walk is the Woodman’s Hut, where you can warm up by the welcoming open fire and enjoy hot drinks. This charming spot feels like stepping into the Three Bears’ house in the woods, making it a magical experience, especially for children.

Plan Your Visit

Chirk Castle is more than just a snowdrop haven; it’s an all-encompassing day out filled with history, adventure, and natural beauty. Whether you’re exploring the dungeons, building dens, or simply walking through the picturesque grounds, you’re sure to create lasting memories.

Don’t miss the chance to see the snowdrops in full bloom and experience the charm of Chirk Castle. It’s a lovely day out that promises fun, relaxation, and a touch of spring magic.

Book Your Stay at Moonrise Lodges

Enhance your visit to Chirk Castle by staying at Moonrise Lodges. Our luxurious lodges offer the perfect retreat after a day of exploration and adventure. Unwind in your private hot tub, relax on the private decking, and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding countryside. Each lodge is designed for comfort and tranquility, providing an ideal escape for both friends and couples.

Book your stay at Moonrise Lodges today and discover why we are the premier choice for a relaxing and memorable getaway. Enjoy the perfect blend of luxury, nature, and adventure.