I made a visit to the National Trust’s Chirk Castle close to Wrexham. Partly to have a coffee, but also to see the castle.
A 13th-century Marcher castle, that from 1595 became the home of the Myddelton family for over 400 years.
The castle was an English castle (now in Wales) that became a family home. Swapping sides during the English Civil War, it sustained serious structural damage from a parliamentary force in 1659 and underwent a major rebuild.
Chirk remained in the Myddelton family until it was transferred to the National Trust in 1981.
The cafe is located in the castle’s historic kitchens, and when I headed to the additional seating I really liked the environment. The additional seating room was in one of the towers.
The flat white was expertly made, and really good. It was a lovely place to sit and drink coffee.
It was nice that the cafe was in the heart of the castle, many time when visiting National Trust properties the cafe is more often than not, in one of the outbuildings, usually the stable.
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