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North Wales Castles Trail - Chirk Winter Alternative

5 km / 3 miles

An alternative route from Chirk to bypass the castle when the seasonal concessionary paths through the grounds are closed.


Path Type
Other Paths
SJ283377 - Chirk, Wrexham
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SJ263389 - Tyn-y-groes, Wrexham
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North Wales Castles Trail (Kittiwake - 2018)


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National Trails (England & Wales)
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Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
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Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
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Connected Paths:

Path Variant of
National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Anytime Challenges


Route Profile:

4.6 Km (2.9 miles)
205 m (673 ft) ascent
255 m (837 ft)  maximum height